Bamboo Forests of Chicago?

The Sun-Times carried a story about the winner in a Chicago sustainable design contest, which was bamboo groves on polluted lots. These guys found varieties of bamboo that can survive the winters, break down pollutants, and can be used in place of expensive wood in things like floors and musical instruments. That’s good thinking! I hope someone is moving on this, because it sounds like a great idea!

Via Gapers Block.