10/17/2010 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Skycraper Farm Recycles Garbage Into Edible Crops

Using trash to grow food isn't a new practice - composting, anyone? But Cypriot architect Luke Clayden's massive vertical bio-recycling plant brings the idea to a new level. Called the Bio-Diversity Project, the concept is to collect biodegradable post-consumer packaging (a.k.a. trash) that has been pre-laced with seeds, and "harvest" it in a skyscraper farm, where it can be sown into trees and edible crops.

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