Green walls clean up the air by filtering urban pollutants and absorbing CO2. In addition to reducing air pollution, green walls reduce wall surface temperatures by as much as 50°F, resulting in significant energy sa
Landscaping & Water
Rain gardens reduce the need for costly "gray" stormwater infrastructure and give healthy soils and plants an opportunity to capture and filter urban runoff before it has a chance to harm our creeks, lakes, rivers and Puget Sound.
Green roofs can be found in several forms, from a roof-top garden to a large expansive commercial green roof. A primary benefit of green roofs, especially in the rainy Northwest, is the significant reduction in surface run off volu
Puget Sound Starts Here is a partnership of cities, counties, state and federal agencies, nonprofit groups, and local organizations dedicated to improving water quality and aquatic habitat in the Puget Sound region.