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:
- West Virginia
- New Mexico
- Rhode Island
- New Hampshire
- North Carolina
- New York
- washington d.c.
- New Jersey
- Caroline from the south
- South Dakota
- North Dakota
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