Junction Resident Installs Green Roof Despite Toronto Residents Being Ignored by City

While Toronto city council postpones voting on a by-law that would regulate the construction of green roofs for certain types of new buildings, one Junction resident has just installed her own green roof, as well as rain barrels to water her garden.  Though the Breakfast Television coverage of the installation had to be deferred due to technical difficulties, on May 7 Cristina Senjug’s garage-top green roof was installed, despite the fact that neither the proposed by-law or Toronto’s Live Green incentive program addresses residential green roofs.

Cristina has been receiving requests for information about how she went about this project and is happy to pass along the companies that provided the rain barrels and installed the green roof:

Rain barrels
http://www.algreenproducts.com/gogreen
http://www.gardensupermart.com/garden-news/waterloo-record-2008-11-12.pdf
Green Roofs
www.xeroflor.ca

Jennifer from BT, the Senjugs, et al

Jennifer from BT, the Senjugs, et al

Also on site that day planting native plants was Future Watch.

Junctioneer Article on Eco-Roofs

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