30 Mar '12, 11am

How green is your home town? The UK's top 10 green places to live: #green #home #cities

How green is your home town? The UK's top 10 green places to live: #green #home #cities

According to property website, Right Move , 800,000 people are planning to move home this year. Along with finding out where the best schools are and how safe the area is, movers are increasingly looking at the green credentials of their potential new home. So where are the UK’s greenest places to live? For the last four years, Forum for the Future has conducted a survey ranking the UK’s cities on their environmental performance, focusing on quality of life, future plans and environmental performance. By taking these three factors into account, working out which areas prioritise the planet is made simple. When looking for a new home, public transport is one area that eco-minded homebuyers should assess, according to Sian Berry from the Campaign for Better Transport . ‘I think people are more likely to use public transport the easier it is [to access]. Things like walking a...

Full article: http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/home/12994...

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