Wednesday, May 25, 2016

Permeable Paving Ideas and inspiration for sustainable garden paving

There are many things that the normal homeowner can do to conserve our natural resources, or at least not to have as big of a footprint as they would normally have. Sustainable paving is one such thing that can be done.

Permeable paving is categorized using many different building materials; however, they are all sustainable and allow water to flow through their surface. While other non-porous materials direct water to storm-drains, these surfaces help ground water recharge by allowing water to flow into open spaces between the materials. These porous materials also filter pollutants and solids from the water as it percolates through the surface. Permeable paving is becoming more popular among home and business owners in the past couple of years due to the innovative methods to save water. This paving option doesn’t just look good; it’s beneficial to our environment. Read more

 

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