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14 green prisons

By: Andrew Schenkel on Oct. 25, 2010, 11:05 a.m.
green door with padlocks and chains

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Eco-life behind bars

We've all heard about the importance of making our homes more eco-friendly, but millions of people around the world don’t have a choice in the matter. Thanks to some unique approaches, prisoners aren't in that group. In fact, the greening of prisons is not only good for the environment, it can also be a good for the economy and a healthy aspect of the rehabilitation process.