The Greenest States In The U.S.


There are a lot of things people can do to help the earth, and it seems some states are doing a better job at sustainability and being environmentally friendly, than others. 

  • Just in time for Earth Day next week, WalletHub has just released their list of 2021’s Greenest States.
  • They judged all 50 states on 25 key metrics including air quality, green buildings per-capita, share of energy consumption from renewable resources, alternative fuel vehicles per capita, average commute time by car and more.
  • With all that in mind, Vermont earned the honor of Greenest State in the nation with a score of 76.66 out of 100.
  • Vermont lands on top for environmental quality and eco-friendly behaviors.
  • Connecticut, which ranks ninth overall, is tops for climate-change contributions.

2021’s Top Ten Greenest States

  1. Vermont
  2. New York
  3. Massachusetts
  4. Maryland
  5. California
  6. Oregon
  7. Minnesota
  8. Hawaii
  9. Connecticut
  10. Washington 


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