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Lawn Care / Landscapers
Many practices in the landscape maintenance industry have the potential to cause polluted discharges that are harmful to the environment, hazardous to public health, and against the law.

Common pollutants that result from landscaping include:
  • yard waste (grass clippings, leaves)
  • pesticides
  • fertilizers
  • sediment.
Example of landscaper debris blowing.
Example of landscaper blowing debris
The way landscape maintenance businesses are managed can have a big impact on local storm water quality. This information sheet explains their requirements and best practices for landscapers.

Best Management Practices (BMPs) for the Landscape Maintenance Industry