Page 16 THE VILLADOM TIMES I • January 21, 2009 Midland Park Matters R&S Landcaping, based in Midland Park, has launched Eco Earth Design, a new division that will focus on landscape design and build processes committed to resource conservation, intelligent irrigation and bio-diversity. The new company is a spinoff of R&S Landscaping, a leading regional design, build and maintenance firm serving Bergen, Morris and Passaic counties. “R&S Landscaping has been committed to sustainable practices since our first day of business 24 years ago,” said Robert Schucker, president of R&S Landscaping and Eco Earth Design. “Today, one of first things people ask is how can I be more efficient and environmentally responsible? Eco Earth Design will provide sustainable, lowimpact, outdoor design, build and after-care services.” Eco Earth Design collaborates with architects, building managers, contractors, engineers, green consultants, and business and property owners to create an integrated approach to landscape development. The company’s goal is to create ecologically sensitive outdoor solutions. “It’s not enough to create a landscape that is environmentally friendly, which, of course, is the buzz phrase of the decade,” said Schucker. “The landscape also needs to A Publication of the Midland Park Chamber of Commerce Eco Earth Design launched be aesthetically pleasing with sound design principles. We provide well thought-out eco-friendly and sustainable approaches to the design, building and maintenance of outdoor spaces – from roof gardens on the top of commercial buildings to public spaces and private homes.” The company’s services include: green roof and living wall design and installation; storm water management solutions, including rain gardens and water harvesting systems; water efficient irrigation design and installation; bio-diverse landscape design; and organic grounds and plant care management. “From green roofs, which can provide a wide range of public and private benefits, to beautiful landscapes without synthetic pesticides, Eco Earth Design has the expertise to make every project a success,” Schucker said. “Our seasoned team of experienced landscape architects, irrigation designers and project managers has more than 10 years of experience in ecologically sound landscape design and we are very excited about this opportunity to enhance environmentally responsible properties throughout the region.” For more information, call (201) 4476205 or visit online at The Midland Park Office of Emergency Management is working on a POD, or point of distribution, that could be used dispense medications to borough residents in the case of a health emergency. POD volunteers sought BUSHOVEN & COMPANY A Firm of Business Professionals Specializing in: • • • • • • • Tax Planning and Preparation New Business Set-ups and Consultation Bookkeeping Services Payroll and Sales Taxes Accounting and Auditing Management Advisory Services Financial Consultation Nurses, dentists, doctors and pharmacists are needed to staff the POD. To become a founding/charter member, e-mail Jeff Allyn, emergency management coordinator, at Go, Nets! CERTIFIED PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS Midland Park Dunkin’ Donuts owner Mitch Baker and Baker Sports Marketing, in cooperation with the New Jersey Nets, donated 500 tickets for the New Jersey Nets/Oklahoma City basketball game last week. Pictured top row: Biddy Basketball third graders Leah Mercadante and Emily Kontos show their Panther Pride with Nets mascot at the game; residents lining up for their tickets. Bottom row, from left, seated: Brian Glennon and Tony Alessandro; standing, store General Manager John Bodner and Baker giving out the free tickets at the Midland Park Dunkin’ Donuts. For Corporations, Partnerships and Individuals 201-444-0001 317 Godwin Avenue Midland Park, NJ 07432 36 Central Avenue, Midland Park Introducing the Stylists in our New Salon. Now Open! Hairstyling Updo’s Haircuts Color Perms Make-Up Terry White Gigi Jones ������������������� �������������������������� 201-652-1222 Heidi Meyers