Eco-Suburbs, Not Just Eco-Towns

As the U.K. experiments with building environmentally-friendly "eco-towns", Peter Hetherington of The Guardian argues that they should also be greening up Britain's vast suburbs.
July 23, 2009, 2pm PDT | Tim Halbur
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"[W]hy the obsession always with "new" towns? Why not, for instance, create eco-neighbourhoods in the inner-city alongside a suburban regeneration drive? Eco-suburbs should become as important a part of the new housing vocabulary as any ecotown. Why? Because around 80% of the population lives in suburbia, in its various forms."

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Published on Thursday, July 23, 2009 in The Guardian U.K.
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