Greenery: more than beauty and health

A summary of the benefits of greenery on health, productivity, performance and well-being

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Abstract

Greenery in our living environment is beneficial for more than just our health and well-being. It facilitates water management and stimulates biodiversity in built-up areas, and it can also reduce the effects of noise pollution. Greenery also has a positive impact on the property value of homes and offices. This document provides general information on the benefits of greenery, supplementary to the detailed fact sheets on how greenery can improve health and well-being in Residential, Professional, Educational and Healthcare contexts.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherWageningen University & Research
Number of pages6
Place of PublicationWageningen
Publication statusPublished - 2017

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well-being
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water management
performance

Keywords

  • health
  • well-being
  • plants
  • trees
  • reconditioning
  • air quality
  • biodiversity
  • air conditioning
  • learning
  • labour
  • green roofs
  • green walls

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