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Sustainability in Curitiba, Brazil

Curitiba Brazil housing work leisure history public transportation Jaime Lerner Parana State green garbage educate children food favelas sheep parks grass marine coast Luanda, Angola

From Organic Connection “A sustainable city is the one that integrates housing, work and leisure, while preserving its history and investing in public transportation.” With this idea in mind, Jaime Lerner has turned Curitiba, capital of the Parana State in Brazil, into one of the greenest cities in the world. Some of his ideas were to educate children on garbage separation in order for them to educate their parents, to exchange food for recovered garbage in favelas (poor settlements) in order to encourage trash separation, and to put sheep in parks for them to take care of grass and attract...

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