Vancouver is a city that’s blessed with being in an enviable location, nestled between the ocean and the mountains. But it’s not just its location that is the envy of many cities, it’s the Canadian city’s green credentials.
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Reykjavik is one of the most sustainable cities in the world, and it’s also one of the smallest, with only around 115,000 people living there. Nevertheless, it’s leading the way on environmental issues. Let’s take a look at what makes Reykjavik one of the world’s greenest cities.
San Francisco is one of America’s most eco-conscious cities. From strict environmental policies to an excellent recycling record, the city is leading the way when it comes to sustainability. Here’s why San Francisco is one of the world’s greenest cities...
Oslo is the most recent recipient of the European Green Capital accolade, and for good reason. The city is all about people and businesses working together towards sustainability, from the restaurants that serve local organic produce to the city planners and property developers who are constantly on the search for green solutions.
Berlin is one of the world’s greenest cities, and sustainability comes naturally to its residents, largely because of the German capital’s turbulent past.
A report has found that cigarette butts make up half of all of Ireland’s litter. The report was released by the National Litter Pollution Monitoring System, and it found that cigarette-related litter makes up 54.4% of all litter in Ireland.
Edinburgh was named the UK’s greenest city in 2017, but the authorities definitely haven’t allowed themselves to become complacent. The city has an ambitious five-year programme which aims to make it more sustainable, and the effects of climate change and of worsening air quality on public health, are very much in focus. Here are just some of the ways that Edinburgh council has made the city the greenest in the UK, and how they intend to retain that title.
Stockholm was built on water and is surrounded by woodlands, and not only is it one of the best Scandinavian cities to live in, but it’s also one of the most eco-friendly. The Swedish capital city won the title of ‘European Green Capital’ back in 2010, and it’s really no surprise.
Copenhagen is a city that’s going places; mainly by bike. There are more cyclists than motorists in Copenhagen and that’s just one of the things that makes the Danish capital such a green city. The city aims to become the first carbon-neutral capital city in the world by 2025.
Singapore has been dubbed the ‘Garden City,’ and for good reason. You might think of endless skyscrapers when you picture its landscape, but now developers are bringing nature into the city on an ever-increasing scale.