30 Sep '11, 2pm

#toronto Green Roof Bylaw generates 1.2M sqFt of NEW green space! #greenroof

#toronto Green Roof Bylaw generates 1.2M sqFt of NEW green space! #greenroof

Toronto, Canada – September 30, 2011 – Green Roofs for Healthy Cities (GRHC) is pleased to announce that the City of Toronto’s award winning Green Roof Bylaw has already resulted in more than 1.2 million square feet (113,300 square meters) of new green space planned on new commercial, institutional, and multi-unit residential developments across the City. The Bylaw, which came into effect January 31, 2010, will generate an area of new green space larger than Queen's Park in Toronto! At no cost to citizens and taxpayers, the new green roofs will result in many public benefits that will be distributed throughout the City. The resulting public and private green roof benefits will include the following:

Full article: http://www.greenroofs.org/index.php/mediaresource/grhc-ne...

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