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Recently, Chad Bennett of Ground Zero Landscape & Construction acquired both an ACLP certification AND an ALCA Certification. This is a big achievement that further demonstrates Ground Zero’s dedication to minimizing environmental impact through sustainable landscaping practices.

These certifications also speak to Bennett’s capabilities as a knowledgeable landscape design professional within the Arizona community.

What Is The Best Description Of Sustainable Land Management? | What Is A Sustainability Certification?

The ALCA created the Sustainable Land Management (SLM) certification program to award sustainable landscape management practices.

SLM ensures long term sustainability, ecosystem services and biodiversity. This is done through various practices & technologies that integrate the management of water, land & environmental resources that humans regularly need.

The goal of SLM is to preserve limited & natural resources such as water, soil & fuel while reducing waste generation & pollution. SLM practices support the natural growth and longevity of plants while simultaneously providing a well maintained and healthy landscape.

Chad Bennett of Ground Zero uses sustainable landscape management practices in all of his projects. This certification assures customers and clients that Bennett is knowledgeable of SLM and is committed to using sustainable practices.

What Is The Arizona Certified Landscape Professional Program | ACLP Certification

The Arizona Certified Landscape Professional (ACLP) is an educational program for aspiring landscape professionals. Upon the completion of 10 necessary workshops & certification exams, the participant is deemed an Arizona Certified Landscape Professional.

This program allows landscapers to gain the knowledge & skills to enhance the public’s image of landscaping professionals.

These workshops test landscapers on their knowledge of:

  • Annuals & Perennials

  • Irrigation Practices

  • Pesticides & Calibration

  • Plant Identification

  • Plant Problems

  • Soils and Fertilizers

  • Tree & Shrub Pruning

  • Planting & Tree Staking

  • Turf Care & Installation

  • Safety & Tools

Chad Bennett is proud to display his ACLP certification at Ground Zero Landscape & Construction and takes pride in his craft. If you’re in need of an Arizona certified landscaping professional, make sure to get ahold of Ground Zero today!

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