As a community, we all want to live in a clean city, but it takes effort from everyone to make that a reality. We can make our city more beautiful and sustainable by participating in any of these programs.
Whether it’s by cleaning up our streets or planting more trees, we can all work together to create a cleaner, more vibrant city for everyone to enjoy.
Everyone has a natural right to many things, including clean air. As the City of Salisbury continues to make strides to improve public health, we need to have the ability to observe our current impact on our natural resources.
Springtime is here bringing with it a fresh spirit of optimism and a feeling of renewal. This season gives us an opportunity to unencumbered our lives from the trappings of modern living. Spring is a time to simplify, rejuvenate and retool. One way we can do this is by exercising the springtime ritual of spring cleaning.
Before you selectively prune any tree, call an Arborist. They can guide you through the process and educate the consumer if you need to thin your tree or not. As stated in the bullet points you can remove dead, diseased, dying, or broken limbs, any time throughout the year. You selectively removed those limbs to strengthen and improve the structure of the tree.
Did you know that you do not need to drive to the mountains or NC State Parks to see wildlife? We are surrounded by exotic wildlife right here in the city of Salisbury! Salisbury naturally offers great habitat for a wide variety of life. From white-tailed deer, to coyotes, turkey, otters, water fowl, and foxes. What draws them to our region is their natural habitats that surround us.
Some simple tips from Michelle Pentoney, owner of Hive in Downtown Salisbury, on how to make your household more sustainable.
Leave your leaves for the birds and the bees!
Have you ever wanted to skip raking leaves, but are worried that they would smother your beautiful lawn? Would you like to stop buying fertilizer every year to keep your grass healthy?
This year, make a green new year's resolution to develop environmentally-friendly habits. Then enter our drawing to win a Stormwater/Sustainable Swag Bag!
Save Money By Saving the Environment
According to a study by the Penn State Green Destiny Council, decreasing printing margins to 0.75” on all sides of printing paper results in a total reduction of paper usage by nearly 5%.
With a reduction like this, they then calculated how much money and how many trees could be saved. Read more to find out what the total savings were, plus more printing tips.