Constructing an Eco Village

An eco village is simply a small settlement where people choose to live in a more socially, economically, and ecologically sustainable way, meaning they cause as small an impact as they can on the environment around them.  They seek out viable alternatives to the more environmentally destructive systems for electrical, water, transportation, and waste-treatment needs.

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Popular Plants for Your Own Living Roof

In the past we’ve discussed the general use of green-roof systems and how they can reduce CO2 levels, decrease temperatures, and improve your overall mental and physical well-being.  Now we would like to dive in a little further and discuss the best types of plants to use when creating a living roof.

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Rooftop Gardens, More Than Just Beauty

Multi-use roof spaces are seen more and more frequently in urban environments, including big cities like New York, San Francisco, Chicago, etc. People who occupy the buildings are making an effort to utilize that space, whether it’s a residential or commercial building. Urban gardeners can use their rooftops for planting various shrubbery, fruits, vegetables, herbs, […]

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