Friday, 28 September 2012

Britain's first carbon negative street - where toilets are flushed with rainwater and there is even a hotel for bugs


Britain’s first ever ‘carbon negative’ street was unveiled today.

Residents in the 21 timber houses which make up Sinclair Meadows in South Shields can sleep cosily in the knowledge that they live in the most eco-friendly social housing development in the UK.

The grand design has been created by not-for-profit housing provider Four Housing Group and 52 residents, ranging in age from two-weeks-old to pensioners in their 70s, are due to move in this week.

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