Green Roofs..for Dumpsters


The Dirt loves green roofs, and likes to see them doing their good environmental work everywhere.  So even though it’s not the most glamorous place for a green roof, here’s a story out of Michigan about the city of Grand Haven’s recently installed  green roofs overtop their new dumpster enclosures downtown. The two new roofs, which measure more than 450 square feet, use a modular system from a division of Hortech Inc., the same company that covered a Ford Motor Co. facility with a 10-acre green roof. Click through for more information, and to read the best green roof lead in a while: “The dumpster enclosure roofs in the downtown parking lots are alive!”

[Photo by Tribune photo/Mark Brooky]

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