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Let's make sustainability legal at least downtown

February 27, 2012

Making Sustainability Legal: 9 Zombie Laws That Keep Cities From Going Green "These outdated laws forbid sustainable choices -- and here's what you can do to change them.

The Sightline Institute in Seattle is compiling a list of zombie laws — outdated city ordinances and homeowners’ association policies that may once have served a purpose, but now mostly just get in the way of people’s desire to live more sustainably. Sightline's Making Sustainability Legal Web site offers a couple of dozen examples — some obvious, some off-the-wall — and they’re looking to add to the list. Sightline executive director Alan Durning hopes this project will give inspiration to activists looking for easy battles that will result in big sustainability wins."

Take a look and progress. http://www.alternet.org/visions/154261/making_sustainability_legal%3A_9_...

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