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Not only do they help install green roofs, this woman-owned company also plants gorgeous succulents in recycled paper and concrete containers.

030409planter.jpgAlive Structures uses recycled shredded paper, recycled Styrofoam, and combines it with cement to make their planters.

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The design each one with succulents, saxifrages, and alpine flowers. Gorgeous!

In addition they also do green roofs.

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If you can't get your roof done, the planters are sold online, or will be available this spring at The Brooklyn Flea, The Park Slope Community Market, and SustainableNYC.