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Top 10 Greenest Cities

Green isn’t just a trend anymore it’s a lifestyle and when adopted on a large scale, it can have impressive impacts on the effects of global conservation. While certainly not cheap or easy, here are some real leaders in the green space who are innovative in their sustainable design and tourism practices from the obvious to the surprising.

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Dublin, Ireland

In 2007, a new suburb was built that included 15,000 new homes designed to achieve the highest level of international green standards. The plans for Clonburris included countless innovations such as high levels of energy efficiency, mandatory renewable energy for heating and electricity, the use of recycled and sustainable building materials, a district heating system for distributing heat, the provision of allotments for growing food, and even the banning of tumble driers to minimize environmental effects.

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