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Urban Green

The Home Grounds Urban Green component introduces sustainable landscaping management practices, including green space development, by revitalizing downtown areas and improving the utilization of urban spaces for community aesthetics and health.


  • Promote garden water conservation methods to increase environmental sustainability.
  • Introduce composting and vermiculture to promote sustainable waste management practices.
  • Develop urban green spaces to revitalize downtown urban vacant spaces and support urban residents by providing a method of access to fresh produce.

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