Maine Ranks High On The List Of 2016 Greenest States
Wallethub.com has complied their list of '2016's Greenest States'. They used 17 key metrics designed to illustrate each state’s environmental quality and the eco-friendliness of its policies.
Maine came in at the 6th Greenest State on their list.
Digging deeper into their study, it shows that Maine was number one with the highest percentage of recycled municipal solid waste, Maine tied for first in highest percentage of energy consumption from renewable sources. However, Maine was one of the states that has the highest gasoline consumption per capita.