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Smog-Busting Green Walls Proposed For Citizens Budget

The upcoming arrival of spring has seen smog levels in Wroclaw shaprly decline in recent days, but activists are already looking at solutions to reduce pollution when winter bites back at the end of the year. 

According to tuwroclaw.com, one solution is the construction of so called 'green walls', each of which would consist of two side panels of moss with a thickness of 2.2 metres, a height of 4 m and a width of 3 m. It is said that one of these green walls is as effective as 275 trees. 

According to the WRO association, who have submitted the proposal as a candidate project for this year's citizen's budget, the green-walls offer the best short-term solution for dealing with Wroclaw's smog problem.

The walls would be placed in locations such as Rondo on Powstańców Śląskich, pl.Grunwaldzki, pl. Wolności, Kromera street and Kazimierza Wielkiego street. The total cost of the project would be 985,000zl.

Gregor Gowans

The founder and editor of Wroclaw Uncut, Gregor has been running the website since its inception in 2012. A Wroclawian for almost 10 years, Gregor writes on a wide variety of topics including, food & drink, nightlife, local news and politics. He is also a regular guest on Radio Ram's Sunday lunch programme.

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