Top Ten Green Cities in the United States

The EarthLab foundation has released a list of the top 10 greenest cities in the United States. The list is compiled from over 1 million end users that calculated their carbon footprint on the Eathlab website. Leading the country are the residents of Chicago, IL, followed closely by New York, NY and Boston.  

Top Ten Greenest Cities in the United States

Rank City

Carbon Output 
(Tons of CO2 Annually
)

1 Chicago, IL

8.14

2 New York, NY

8.34

3 Boston, MA

8.57

4 Los Angeles, CA

8.76

5 Philadelphia, PA

8.82

6 Minneapolis, MN

8.96

7 San Francisco, CA

9.07

8 Seattle, WA

9.18

9 Austin, TX

9.24

10 Portland, OR

9.39

 Users can calculate their carbon footprint based upon their lifestyle, including methods of transportation, commute habits, energy consumption, recycling and more. To calculate your own footprint, visit earthlab.com.

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