Green Initiatives

Protecting Cleveland and the World’s Environment

What are “Green Initiatives?” Going “green” is a popular term these days, but what exactly is a “green initiative” in the tree care profession? It’s true that planting and cultivating trees is certainly a green pursuit; plants and trees are an important part of any ecosystem, contributing fresh oxygen to the atmosphere and filtering out impurities in the air, water, and soil. However, the landscaping business can potentially generate large amounts of waste and greenhouse gases that can damage the earth. As such, green initiatives are landscape companies’ efforts to reduce their negative impact on the environment in a variety of ways, such as:

  • Going paperless, using digital methods for administration and billing.
  • Investing in more environmentally friendly trucks and other power equipment to significantly reduce emissions and fuel consumption.
  • Minimizing the amount of tree and plant waste produced to reduce dumping in landfills.
  • Recycling natural waste whenever possible. This can include: selling usable wood to lumber mills; sending yard waste and wood chips to manufacturing plants; and composting ground stumps for soil or fill dirt.
  • Recycling any non-natural waste used or collected on the job, including scrap metal, paper, glass, aluminum, and plastic.
  • Utilizing organic, eco-friendly fertilizers that leave yards green without contaminating soil or ground water.

All these efforts add up to “sustainability”: tree care services that meet the needs of the present without damaging the environment for future generations. If you care about Northeast Ohio’s—and the world’s—environment, it’s important to only hire a tree care company that has a clearly defined green initiatives in place and an overall commitment to sustainability.

Northeast Ohio’s Leader in Sustainable Tree Care

At VanCuren Tree Services, we know that making a positive impact on the environment is now more important than ever. That is why we have embraced the sustainability practices listed above to dramatically reduce the impact our services have on the air, water, and soil of Northeast Ohio. From recycling our waste into mulch, compost, and firewood to using eco-friendly fertilizers and everything in between, VanCuren is committed to “going green.” All our professional arborists do their part to keep your yard and the Greater Cleveland area beautiful, healthy, and green for generations to come.

Protect Northeast Ohio While Beautifying Your Yard

If you are looking for an environmentally friendly arborist to beautify your residential or commercial property in the Greater Cleveland area, look no further! Contact VanCuren today to learn more about our green initiatives and schedule a no-obligation consultation.

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What People Are Saying

  • VanCuren Services has been our “go-to” clearing contractor since 2009, tackling both residential and commercial projects across Northeast Ohio.  Most notable project include ODOT Innerbelt Bridge, Cleveland Medical Mart and the NEORSD Superior Stones project.  Dave and his crews are experienced professionals and perform each project with safety as a top priority. I can recommend them with confidence.

    - Vic DiGeronimo, Jr.( Independence Excavating, Inc. Commercial Tree Removal (May 2017) )
  • The precision in which VanCuren took down the dead trees around our home was amazing! The only way we knew VanCuren was there is that the dead trees were gone!

    - Meghan( Gates Mills, Ohio Tree Removal May 2017 )
  • The attention to detail in clearing our property in preparation of building our new home was impeccable!

    - Matt( Gates Mills, Ohio Land Clearing May 2017 )
  • I had a lot of tree trimming done and removals and I barely noticed the crew was at our house. The did their work quickly without interfering and cleaned up very nicely.

    - Lurlie( Independence, Ohio Tree Trimming and removal May 2017 )
  • VanCuren came to my house after I left for work and when I came home, all of tree removals and trimming were completed and the yard perfectly cleaned up. Very professional company.

    - Paul( Bainbridge, Ohio Tree Removal April 2017 )