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Alliance for the Great Lakes: Restoring Lake Erie for All

February 9, 2017

By Joel Brammeier, President & CEO, Alliance for the Great Lakes The Great Lakes that make up the largest body of fresh water on Earth – Lakes Superior, Michigan, Huron, Erie and Ontario – affect nearly all aspects of the northern United States ecosystem, from drinking water for people, to…

Long Island’s Proposition 1 Would Protect Water Quality

November 1, 2016

By Will von Geldern, New York League of Conservation Voters Program Director On Nov. 8th, voters on the East End of Long Island will vote Yes or No on a proposal to extend the Community Preservation Fund (CPF) until 2050. The CPF, which uses revenue from a 2% real estate…

Sensory Garden Brings Therapeutic Benefits to Park School Students

October 24, 2016

Teachers at the Park School in Evanston, Illinois are now able to conduct a broader range of therapeutic activities with their students thanks to a GRO1000 grant to build an on-site sensory garden. Park School is a public school and therapeutic day program for students, ages 3 through 22, with…

Bringing Slow Release Nitrogen Solutions to Help Florida’s Waterways

October 19, 2016

By Mark Slavens Innovation at ScottsMiracle-Gro begins with a deep appreciation of consumer needs. We know we’re more than just a product on the shelf, we’re a trusted partner to those looking to cultivate beautiful and healthy plant life around their homes and neighborhoods. That’s why it’s important to help…

Scotts Plant Earns Ohio EPA Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award

September 30, 2016

Years of quiet environmental progress at the Marysville manufacturing plant, and across our world headquarters campus, have been heard loud and clear by the State of Ohio’s Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). EPA Director Craig Butler has awarded ScottsMiracle-Gro the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (E3) Award at the Gold level. The Agency’s…

2016 American Heart Association Heart Walk

September 15, 2016

The American Heart Association’s 2016 Central Ohio Heart Walk was Saturday, August 27, and it was a record-setting event for the American Heart Association and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company. More than 30,000 walkers showed up to support the American Heart Association and 1.8 million dollars were raised to fight the…

Restore America’s Estuaries: Essential Resources for our Nation

September 12, 2016

By Jeff Benoit, Restore America’s Estuaries President & CEO  Restore America’s Estuaries (RAE) is dedicated to protecting and restoring bays and estuaries as essential resources for our nation. Our member organizations restore coastal habitats in 10 estuaries and 16 states nationwide. Because our member groups stretch from New England to…

“Businesses for the Bay” Outreach to Help Protect Waterways Begins

August 31, 2016

By Mike Shelton For many years, the Chesapeake Bay has been the nation’s tip of the spear in tackling large-scale, system-wide water quality problems. Fouled by excess nutrients such as phosphorus and nitrogen, since 2010, the Chesapeake Bay has been the site of the largest U.S. EPA program in the…

Company Brings Pollinator Promise Program To Its Own Backyard

July 13, 2016

Earlier this year, the Company launched the Pollinator Promise: an effort within the GRO1000 garden and greenspace program to help communities establish gardens that provide needed habitats for pollinators such as butterflies, hummingbirds, and bees. A large success, the Company helped establish or expand 75 pollinator gardens this year, including…