We hear a lot about sustainability in our industry today. But what does sustainability actually mean? According to Dictionary.com, “sustainability is defined as the quality of not being harmful to the environment, depleting natural resources and thereby supporting long-term ecological balance.” Well, that definition is all well and good on paper, but what does sustainability really mean? On a September 5 webinar entitled Sustainability and preparing for another winter, Professor Cale A. Bigelow of Purdue University stated that in reality, sustainability includes three major inter-related components otherwise known as the 3 Es:
Economic prosperity and continuity
Equity or the social well-being
Click the Read More button below to check out Cale Bigelow's webinar recording here to learn more about sustainability in the turf industry.