16 Apr '11, 5pm

Green Roofs are StartingTo Sprout in American Cities ~ ~ ~#Eco #Green #Sustainable

Green Roofs are StartingTo Sprout in American Cities ~ ~ ~#Eco #Green #Sustainable

If ever a technology deserved low-cost long-term funding from the Green Bank of the United States to facilitate the mass adoption of a superior performing option, this would be one. Posted by spiritkas on 02 Dec 2010 “If you wanted to design a plant for the conditions on a green roof,” says Snodgrass, “it would be a sedum.” What a great quote - Sedum is definitely one of the most incredible plants, on green roofs as well as on the ground. Posted by Drought Smart Plants on 02 Dec 2010 Our water footprint is as much of an environmental concern as our carbon footprint. Urban food deserts are an ongoing problem. The demand for local food is increasing. Why do we continue to treat urban rainwater as a stormwater management problem? Urban farming is the future of green roofs. Posted by Thomas Gentry AIA on 04 Dec 2010 Now that is very nice and I applaud, but looking at the pictu...

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Why Only One Percent of the World's Water Is Drinkable ~ #Eco #Green #Sustainability

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Will American Consumers Ever Go Green?

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