The World’s Greenest Cities: 7 of the Most Eco-Conscious Places on the Planet

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Copenhagen, Denmark
As the world-leader in clean technology, Copenhagen was ranked number one in Europe on the Siemens Greenest City Index and for good reason! The ... more 
Photo by: Flickr/antonystanley
Copenhagen, Denmark
As the world-leader in clean technology, Copenhagen was ranked number one in Europe on the Siemens Greenest City Index and for good reason! The capital of Denmark hosted the UN's 2009 Climate Change Conference, over a third of the 1.1 million residents opt to cycle into work rather than start up their car and the city offers tax reductions for those who switch to electric cars!
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From composting our veggie scraps and juicer pulp to using reusable bags and eliminating as much plastic from our home as we possibly can, eco-friendly living is something we put into practice on a daily basis. Here in Ontario most of our cities and towns have a recycling program and the our government has issued various initiatives and tax deductions for those looking to switch to solar panels. These little things do add up and yes in the long run they make a big difference, but I have to say we pale in comparison to so many cities in the world. There are many cities around the world that are making a difference in a really big way and when you read on I can guarantee you'll walk away inspired! Click through for 7 of the greenest cities in the world! -By Nadia Carriere

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