Is your state eco-friendly when compared with the other 49?
Greenopia just released a ranking of the greenest states in the U.S. They based the rankings on air quality, water quality, recycling rates, number of green businesses, number of LEED-certified buildings, and the amount of energy, emissions, water, and waste generated per capita.
The top 15 states were:
- New York
- New Hampshire
- South Dakota
Congratulations Vermont–the most sustainable state in the U.S.!
How well did your state do? Let us know in the comments below!
(If you don’t live in the U.S., just pick your favorite state and tell us how that one ranked!)
You can see the official list here.