Saturday, April 21, 2012

Banking on green

ASLA have just published a white paper outlining that "green infrastructure solutions save taxpayer money and provide community benefits by managing stormwater where it falls.

Banking on Green: How Green Infrastructure Saves Municipalities Money and Provides Economic Benefits Community-wide, is a response to the need to further quantify the economic benefits of green infrastructure."

Excellent news, but something I think we all feel intuitively is just common sense. It's a shame that governments have to be persuaded towards common sense solutions in the first place, with the argument (report/white paper etc..) costing money to put together in the first place.........

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