26 Jun '15, 11pm

The Most and Least Eco-Friendly States in 2015| EcoBuilding Pulse Magazine

In honor of Earth Week, WalletHub’s latest study ranks the most and least eco-friendly states. The study found that Vermont is the top state for environmental quality and number two in eco-friendly behavior, putting them at the top of the list. Louisiana, on the other hand, is ranked lowest in 2015 coming in 47th for environmental quality and 50th for eco-friendly behavior. WalletHub reached the final ranking by comparing 14 weighted metrics broken into two categories—environmental quality and eco-friendly behavior. Environmental quality includes consideration for air and water quality, soil quality, and other pollution factors. Eco-friendly behavior considerations vary widely from transportation and use of alternative fuels to the number of LEED-certified buildings. Key findings include a concentration of least eco-friendly states in the South and most in the Northeast an...

Full article: http://www.ecobuildingpulse.com/news/the-most-and-least-e...

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