What's Better Than Orchids? Carbon Neutral Orchids (Greenhouse Management)
As climate change continues to present a threat to our planet, sustainability is on the minds of scores of people and businesses, including those in the horticulture industry. With the industry’s need for energy use and water, it’s especially important for greenhouse owners to figure out how to operate more sustainably. And many growers are doing just that, working to reduce water and energy usage, waste, pollution and carbon output in their greenhouses.
Westerlay Orchids in Carpinteria, California, has committed to making their production carbon-neutral — meaning that they will completely offset any and all carbon emissions they create by reducing the same amount of emissions elsewhere — by 2026.
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