'Green' neighbourhood delivers a better life | green streets | Scoop.it

A Durban neighbourhood, given a "green" makeover, has named a street in honour of the city's climate talks.

Isimosezulu COP17 Place, Cato Manor, near the city centre is touted as the country's 1st "green street".

Thirty homes were spruced up by the Green Building Council of South Africa in time for the climate change negotiations.

Each home in the cul-de-sac was kitted out with rain tanks, solar water heaters, energy-saving lights, efficient LED streetlights, special heat insulation cookers and food gardens...