For Immediate Release
‘Living Green Infrastructure Declaration’ supports healthier, more sustainable communities
Toronto, ON - Wednesday May 15, 2013: An online Living Green Infrastructure Declaration has been created to encourage government and the private sector to plan and build greener, healthier, more beautiful communities. Living green infrastructure advocates, including Ontario Parks Association, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, Ontario LEAF and Landscape Ontario, are encouraging citizens from across North America to show their support for living green infrastructure by signing the Declaration.
Living green infrastructure includes urban forests, green roofs and walls, green streets and spaces including parks and engineered wetlands, rain gardens, water harvesting and other technologies which provide public and private economic benefits while increasing urban resilience.
The Declaration will be presented to policy makers, planners and developers in markets across North America once a critical mass of signatures are secured.
Read the declaration by clicking the link.
Sign the Living Green Infrastructure Declaration by clicking the link.
DECLARATION SIGNING EVENT
Living Green Infrastructure Declaration signing / photo opp
Tuesday May 21, 2013 (1:00 pm)
Grey to Green: A Conference on the Economics of Green Infrastructure
Evergreen Brick Works: 550 Bayview Ave. Toronto, ON
Over 50 expert speakers from across North America who are presenting the public and private economic benefits of investing in living green infrastructure.
For media passes to the Grey to Green conference, contact:
Rebecca Black, Green Roofs for Healthy Cities, email@example.com / 416-535-2586