The cooperation for all European Interior Landscapers
EILO is a cooperation of four national trade associations of Interior Landscapers: Nordic Green (Sweden, Norway, Finland), U.N.E.P (France), FvRH(Germany), VHG (The Netherlands) and individual members from all over Europe. Its aim is to share and exchange knowledge and to promote and publicise about interior landscaping.
The green ecosystem is becoming increasingly connected
On 20 and 21 September EILO organized a great excursion to the city of London. We visited some fantastic green projects and heard great presentations of among others Oliver Heath.
There has recently been a growing interest in incorporating nature into design and building, known in the jargon as “biophilic design”. It produces buildings which feel good and in which people feel better. And consequently perform better. In the workplace, for...read more
Clean air should be a human right. That is the essence of the corporate mission of the Finnish Naturvention in a nutshell. To fulfil that human right, the company has not only devised a revolutionary green wall that actively purifies indoor air – using their own...read more
Plants can talk. For a long time, that belief was dismissed as woolly nonsense. But the more we come to know about plants and their properties, the more scientists are becoming convinced that plants really can communicate. And they do that quite ingeniously. Plants...read more
Plants are capable of absorbing volatile organic compounds and converting them into nutrients. It has long been known that plants can adsorb substances with the pores on their leaves. In recent years, however, research has increasingly been focusing on the wondrous...read more
Plants are lovely to see – and they can raise your spirits, as well. But perhaps even more importantly: plants also play a very important role in ridding our surroundings of toxic substances. The world is becoming increasingly urbanised and dirty, in rapid tempo. In...read more
As an interior landscaper, what trends can you best respond to in this rapidly changing world and ditto market to make your business really flourish? Dutch VHG Vakgroep Interieurbeplanters, the union branch for interior landscapers, organised a gathering...read more
It is said we know more about the universe than about the soil beneath our feet. Thankfully, this is gradually changing. A healthy soil is full of life, literally. Full not only of tiny living creatures such as worms and wood louse, but also of micro-organisms such as...read more
Author: Koen Aartsen From nature to office-like indoor spaces People influence their environment, often to benefit their own well-being*. This includes such things as food production, central heating and lighting. Animals 'cultivate' their...read more
One of the conundrums behind the message Into Green conveys, that plants make people healthier and happier, is the question how plants purify the air. The fact that plants filter Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) such as Formaldehyde or Benzene from the...read more
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