The Green Cities

From physorg:

“Best described as a loose association of cities focused on sustainability, the emerging “ movement” encompasses thousands of urban areas around the world all striving to lessen their environmental impacts by reducing waste, expanding recycling, lowering emissions, increasing housing density while expanding open space, and encouraging the development of sustainable local businesses…”

The article goes on to describe how several cities, including Rekyjavik, Iceland, Portland Oregon and San Fransisco have taken an initiative towards sustainability and environmental responsibility. So that’s why so many people I know are moving to Portland…



~ by ethmgallagher on March 25, 2009.

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