Permeable Pavement - an old idea for the Future

Memphis got it right in 1859 when we paved the Memphis Landing with cobblestones. The stones lay atop a basement layer of sand, so water seeps through the spaces between the stones and filters back into the earth.

It's an idea that's resurfacing, and as the Natural Resources Defence Council says a key in reducing storm-water runoff and improving water quality.

Click HERE to see 3 "modern," easy paving suggestions for a more sustainable future.