Most Eco-Friendly States: California Ranked #2

CALIFORNIA – According to YelpCalifornia is one of the most environmentally friendly states in which to live and work.

While “The Golden State” may not have taken the number one spot, California came in as the second most eco-friendly place in the United States.

So who took first place?

Yelp says Oregon’s “sustainability mentions in professional, home, and local services, and restaurant and food categories” all helped give the state the highest ranking. Meanwhile, California’s focus on electric vehicles is what propelled it into the top two.

Third place went to Vermont while Nevada and Washington took fourth and fifth place respectively. Vermont, one of the only East Coast states in the top 10, took third place due to the promotion of electric vehicles, as well as food service and food sustainability initiatives.

Why is this important? Yelp says that as more people turn to green alternatives in shopping and business, keeping up to date with the environment and what businesses and politicians are doing in their own community is key. major success.

“Consumers are more and more aware of the impact of their choices on the environment, and over the years they have sought out more sustainable offerings, whether in the restaurant, in the store or in the car,” Yelp says on its website.

You can find the 50 states plus Washington, DC ranked from most to least environmentally friendly below:

  1. Oregon
  2. California
  3. Vermont
  4. Nevada
  5. Washington
  6. Colorado
  7. Hawaii
  8. Arizona
  9. West Virginia
  10. Maryland
  11. Iowa
  12. Massachusetts
  13. Idaho
  14. New Mexico
  15. Utah
  16. Rhode Island
  17. Pennsylvania
  18. Michigan
  19. Minnesota
  20. Nebraska
  21. Maine
  22. Georgia
  23. Ohio
  24. Oklahoma
  25. New Hampshire
  26. North Carolina
  27. New York
  28. Kentucky
  29. Illinois
  30. Virginia
  31. washington d.c.
  32. Florida
  33. Alaska
  34. Missouri
  35. Texas
  36. Delaware
  37. Arkansas
  38. New Jersey
  39. Wisconsin
  40. Montana
  41. Connecticut
  42. Caroline from the south
  43. Indiana
  44. South Dakota
  45. North Dakota
  46. Tennessee
  47. Alabama
  48. Wyoming
  49. Louisiana
  50. Mississippi
  51. Kansas

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