09 Apr '11, 1pm

Paris Promotes Natural Parks and Community Gardens In Its Bid To Be An Ever Greener City

On an "ecological tour" of the 14th arrondissement, I was told that much of the work consisted of getting locals on board. For example, visitors to the park at the Square Auguste-Renoir were at first unhappy about the idea of putting dead leaves back under live plants, seeing it as a messy solution; in the past the leaves were carted away. But the arguments for the benefits natural composting eventually won them over. Conversations like this one have been happening all over Paris for the last three years, and the sustainability movement is gaining a lot of ground.

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