WalletHub Press Release
2019's Greenest States
In order to showcase the states doing right by Mother Earth, WalletHubcompared the 50 states in terms of 27 key metrics that speak to the current health of the environment and residents’ environmental-friendliness. The data set ranges from total municipal solid waste per capita to energy-efficiency score to carbon-dioxide emissions per capita.
- 16th – Air Quality
- 18th – Soil Quality
- 33rd – Water Quality
- 10th – % of Recycled Municipal Solid Waste
- 27th – LEED-Certified Buildings per Capita
- 32nd – % of Renewable Energy Consumption
- 6th – Energy Consumption per Capita
- 16th – Gasoline Consumption (in Gallons) per Capita
See the full report.