Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Earth Day-Oakland: Greenest City in the US!!!

Cities That Take The Environment Seriously

What does it mean for a city to be “green”? With Earth Day approaching, let’s take a look at the greenest cities in the US — and what they’re doing differently!

 The 5 greenest cities in the U.S
Being a green city is more than just having a recycling program in place and reducing waste — it involves using energy more efficiently, planning eco-friendly developments, enacting green transportation guidelines and more. It's also something that can take years to show the results. Find out if you're living in a green city and see what you can start doing to make a difference!

The 5 greenest cities in the U.S. include:

Oakland, California

Oakland California
Much of Oakland's food is grown locally — which reduces waste and carbon emissions that other cities use in order to get their food from some other location. New building developments in Oakland meet high green standards and Oakland is currently home of the nation's cleanest, freshest tap water.

To learn who else made the list, view the article here.

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