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Urban sustainability GCSE

A set to help with the concept of urban sustainability from http://www.coolgeography.co.uk
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Sustainable city
an urban area where residents have a way of life that will last a long time.
Green belt
Land on the edge of an urban area where building is strictly controlled
Urban Sprawl
the uncontrolled outward expansion of the built up area of a city
Sustainability
Development that preserves future resources and standards of living for future generations
Incineration
The dispaosal of waste by burning it
Building conservation
Protecting the historic architecture of a city by renewing it
Brownfield sites
Sites WITHIN a city that are available for building
Open spaces
Areas available for recreation within a city
Public Transport System
Buses, trains, metro - all managed and subsidised by the tax payer