24 Aug '11, 6pm

Parents: 40+ @ToysRUs stores are about to get greener. See what they're doing:

Parents: 40+ @ToysRUs stores are about to get greener. See what they're doing:

Toys “R” Us’ new and remodeled stores will feature a variety of green building elements: from daylight harvesting and white roofs to low-flow toilets and cardboard recycling. Photo: Toys “R” Us Find your local recycling solution for toys Toys “R” Us announced on Tuesday that it plans to open 21 new locations and remodel 23 existing stores by the end of the year – and each store will feature a variety of green building elements. To cut down on energy consumption, many of the new stores will feature LED outdoor signs, high-efficiency automatic hand dryers, daylight harvesting systems and state-of the-art energy management systems that monitor environmental conditions and adjust temperature and lighting levels. Some stores will boast white, reflective roofs that reduce the amount of heat absorbed by the building and therefore, reduce the energy needed to cool the store. Toys ...

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