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,READ MORE: Pennsauken Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Shadid Fauntleroy While Crossing Route 130
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.READ MORE: Upper Darby Mayor Unveils Plan To Resolve Battle Over Control Of Summer Stage
New Jersey’s Jersey City ranked No. 60 while Newark landing No. 95.
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Click here for the full survey findings.