San Francisco named greenest city in U.S. and Canada

San Francisco named greenest city in U.S. and Canada

“We at City Insider just love it when San Francisco comes out tops in major rankings – and this is definitely one to crow about.

San Francisco has been named the greenest city in the United States and Canada in a study commissioned by Siemens. (Yes, San Franciscans, the occasional annoyances of mandatory composting and not being able to get a plastic bag at the grocery store are paying off.)

The study ranked 27 major cities on environmental policies across nine categories: carbon emissions, energy, land use, buildings, transportation, water, waste, air quality and environmental governance.”

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July 1, 2011 / by / in
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