With Earth Day
upon us and the U.S. having experienced $343 billion in damage from natural disasters during 2021, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its report on 2022’s Greenest States
, as well as accompanying videos
and expert commentary. In order to showcase the states doing right by Mother Earth
, WalletHub compared the 50 states in terms of 25 key metrics that speak to the current health of the environment and residents’ environmental-friendliness. The data set ranges from green buildings per capita to the share of energy consumption from renewable resources.
Greenness of Florida (1=Greenest, 25=Avg.):
- 23rd – Air Quality
- 13th – Soil Quality
- 40th – Water Quality
- 29th – LEED-Certified Buildings per Capita
- 33rd – % of Renewable Energy Consumption
- 4th – Energy Consumption per Capita
- 17th – Gasoline Consumption (in Gallons) per Capita
View the full report.