Green technology continues to develop and grow, with practical solutions being developed constantly that find their way into your everyday life. Solar panels continue to become more accessible for the average homeowner, hybrid cars continue to rise in popularity and many cities are examining their infrastructures and best practices to determine whether green initiatives fit into their overall economic and development plans. Some cities are fully behind clean, green energy and technology as a way of futureproofing their development and attracting environmentally conscious populations.
Cities don’t have ‘green police’ that examine key metrics before a city calls itself green. However, the Mother Nature Network does have a few statistics they recommend you keep an eye out for when choosing a new green home. The carbon footprint, availability of bike lanes and public transport, overall quality of the surrounding environment, renewaable energy sources and green product access helps create an environment suitable for green living lovers. Here are our top three: Continue reading