Buenos Aires Launches Visionary Urban Greening Plan

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The City of Buenos Aires is planning a green urban revolution to add hundreds of acres of new parks and hundreds of thousands of new trees throughout the Argentine capital and global megacity over the next twenty years. The plan, unveiled yesterday at the Costanera Sur Ecological Reserve, envisions adding 78 new neighborhood plazas, 12 large municipal parks, 400,000 new …

15,000 Recycling Bins Coming To Buenos Aires Neighborhoods

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After a successful pilot program in Palermo last year, the City of Buenos Aires is expanding its long-awaited recycling program to five additional neighborhoods beginning with Recoleta. Work crews have already begun distributing 400 new campanas verdes (green bells) to designated areas on the streets and corners of Recoleta. Each container is 1.6 meters (5.2 feet) high with wide slots …

One-Year Moratorium Imposed On River Plate Rock Concerts

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September 27, 2013 will be remembered as the day the music died at the Estadio Monumental, the largest venue for sporting events and concerts in Buenos Aires. The City of Buenos Aires’ Government Control Agency (AGC) just slapped a one-year moratorium on all “events and shows” at the 67,000-seat venue, because of the unauthorized sale of alcoholic beverages during an …

Subtrash: Buenos Aires Takes Garbage Problem Underground

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The City of Buenos Aires is taking another important step toward alleviating the mess associated with the 5,000 tons of garbage thrown out daily in Capital Federal. While the trash generated is one problem, it’s the opening of and rummaging through curbside trash bags which creates even greater contamination and health hazards. In order to address the problem, the City …

Buenos Aires Tech District Welcomes 100th Company, Property Values Rising

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The Buenos Aires neighborhood of Parque Patricios is quickly becoming a hip haven for tech companies, young professionals and small service-oriented businesses hoping to cater to the new incoming wave of tech talent. At the core of the barrio, the City of Buenos Aires Technology District is the magnet which is attracting the talent and simultaneously revitalizing the neighborhood. Clarin’s …