By CBS3 Staff

PHILADEPHIA (CBS) — Philadelphia has been named among 2021’s top 40 greenest cities in America, according to a new survey. WalletHub’s 2021 Greenest Cities in America survey ranks the City of Brotherly Love No. 38 overall.

In order to determine the cities promoting an environmentally friendly lifestyle,

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WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the United States across 28 key “green” factors to determine which cities were promoting an environmentally friendly lifestyle.

The factors examined included greenhouse-gas emission per capita, the number of smart-energy policies, and initiatives for green job opportunities.

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New Jersey’s Jersey City ranked No. 60 while Newark landing No. 95.

The top three cities were San Diego and San Francisco in California and Portland, Oregon.

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Click here for the full survey findings.