The roofs of hundreds of bus stops have been covered in plants as a gift to honeybee, by a city in the Netherlands. Mainly made up of sedum plants, a total of 316 have been covered in greenery in Utrecht . The shelters not only support the city’s biodiversity , such as honey bees and bumblebees, but they also help capture fine dust and store rainwater. The roofs are looked after by workers who drive around in electric vehicles, and the bus stops have all been fitted with energy-efficient LED lights and bamboo benches. They are just one of a number of measures Utrecht has introduced in a bid to improve air quality. Created with Sketch. Utrecht’s gift to the honeybee: Green bus stops Show all 5 Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. Created with Sketch. Utrecht’s gift to the honeybee: Green bus stops 1/5 More than 300 bus stops in the Dutch city of Utrecht have had their roofs transformed by plants to help biodiversity such as honey bees and bumblebees Ramon Poulissen 2/5 The roofs are intended to improve air quality as well as supporting the city’s insects BrightVibes 3/5 The roofs are just one of many […]

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