Arthur Job of Job’s Nursery in Pasco has earned the ecoPRO Certified Landscape Professional designation, administered by the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals and the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association.
The achievement of the ecoPRO designation demonstrates an advanced level of professionalism and knowledge of sustainable landscaping practices. To receive his certification, Job had to first pass a comprehensive exam that assessed his command of sustainable practices in the design, installation, and maintenance of landscapes.
Job has surpassed all of the requirements of an ecoPRO certified professional. Candidates must have in-depth knowledge of eight focus areas: protecting and conserving soil; conserving, managing, and protecting water; protecting air quality and preventing noise pollution; protecting, creating, and managing habitat; managing and conserving energy; selecting, planting, and maintaining plants sustainably; managing pests and diseases sustainably; using sustainable materials; and protecting human health.