Sustainable Landscapes in California: A Guidebook for Commercial and Industrial Site Managers

Published: August 2020

Authors: Sonali Abraham, Cora Kammeyer, and Heather Cooley

Pages: 52



Sustainable landscaping offers a solution in balance with the local climate and ecology, and actively contributes to community and watershed health by providing economic, social, and environmental benefits.

This guidebook provides simple steps to consider, select, and install sustainable landscaping. Aimed specifically at businesses and communities in California, the guidebook includes information on turf replacement, installation of bioswales and rain gardens, permeable pavement, green roofs, and rain tanks and cisterns. Self-assessments guide the user through the selection and installation process.

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