HERNDON, Va., Nov. 16, 2011 – The Professional Landcare Network congratulated the U.S. Chamber of Commerce on the launch of the Lawn and Landscape Products Coalition information Web Site, USCClawnandlandscapecoalition.com. PLANET is a member of the Lawn and Landscape Products Coalition, which was developed to create a clearinghouse of information regarding environmental and human health issues associated with lawn and landscape products.
The website is intended to provide consumers, lawn and landscape professionals, health care professionals, scientists, legislators, and school officials with information on the health, environmental, and economic issues associated with lawn and landscape products.  
“For a long time, the industry and the public have been trying to find credible scientific research data on the impact of lawn care and landscape products on public health and the environment.  This Web Site will finally be able to provide sound, scientific information,” said PLANET Director of Government Affairs, Tom Delaney.
To visit the site, go to USCClawnandlandscapecoalition.com. To learn more about PLANET, go to LandcareNetwork.org.
 
PLANET is the association of members who create and maintain the QUALITY OF LIFE in communities across America. With approximately 3,700 member companies and affiliates, these firms and their employees represent more than 100,000 green industry professionals. Some of these professionals have taken the extra step of becoming certified through PLANET and bear the distinction of being known as Landscape Industry Certified.