Top Green Cities in The USA

 

If you are looking for the top green cities in the United States, you are in the right place. Although there are many ways to measure the greenness of one city over another, here we have complied an updated list of cities that have taken measures to ban the plastic bag or implement plastic bag fees. In addressing the plastic bag problem, these cities have shown their commitment to a greener tomorrow by:

  • Reducing litter
  • Protecting wildlife and marine life
  • Protecting our food supply
  • Reducing their carbon footprint
  • Protecting our waterways
  • Protecting our non-renewable resources

We Thank These Top Green Cities for Helping Us in the Pursuit of a Better & Greener Planet!

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Alaska

  • Bethel
  • Hooper Bay

Arizona 

  • Bisbee

Arkansas

  • East Yukon
  • Emmonak
  • Fairbanks
  • Galena
  • Kotlik

California

  • Alameda County
  • Albany
  • American Canyon
  • Arcata
  • Arroyo Grande
  • Ashland
  • Atascadero
  • Belmont
  • Belvedere
  • Berkeley
  • Beverly Hills
  • Brisbane
  • Burlingame
  • Calabasas
  • Campbell City
  • Capitola
  • Carmel-by-the-Sea
  • Carpinteria
  • Castro Valley
  • Cathedral City
  • Chico
  • Colma
  • Cotati
  • Culver City
  • Cupertino
  • Daly City
  • Dana Point
  • Danville
  • Davis
  • Del Mar
  • Desert Hot Springs
  • Dublin
  • East Palo Alto
  • El Cerrito
  • Emeryville
  • Encinitas
  • Fairfax
  • Foster City
  • Fort Bragg
  • Fremont
  • Glendale
  • Gonzales
  • Grass Valley
  • Greenfield
  • Grover Beach
  • Half Moon Bay
  • Hayward
  • Healdsburg
  • Hercules
  • Hermosa Beach
  • Huntington Beach
  • Indio
  • King City
  • Lafayette
  • Laguna Beach
  • Larkspur
  • Livermore
  • Long Beach
  • Los Altos
  • Los Gatos
  • City of Los Angeles
  • Los Angeles County
  • Malibu
  • Mammoth Lakes
  • Manhattan Beach
  • Marina
  • Marin County
  • Martinez
  • Mendocino County
  • Menlo Park
  • Mercer Island
  • Mercury
  • Millbrae
  • Mill Valley
  • Milpitas
  • Monrovia
  • Monterey
  • Monterey County
  • Morgan Hill
  • Morro Bay
  • City of Mountain View
  • Napa City
  • Nevada City
  • Newark
  • Novato
  • Oakland
  • Oceanside
  • Ojai
  • Pacific Grove
  • Pacifica
  • Palm Desert
  • Palm Springs
  • Palo Alto
  • Pasadena
  • Paso Robles
  • Petaluma
  • Pico Rivera
  • Piedmont
  • Pismo Beach
  • Pleasant Hill
  • Pleasanton
  • Portola Valley
  • Pittsburg
  • Redwood City
  • Richmond
  • Ross
  • Rohnert Park
  • Sacramento County
  • Sacramento
  • Salinas
  • San Anselmo
  • San Bruno
  • San Carlos
  • San Diego
  • San Francisco
  • San Jose
  • San Leandro
  • San Lorenzo
  • San Luis Obispo County
  • San Mateo
  • San Mateo County
  • San Pablo
  • San Rafael
  • Santa Barbara City
  • Santa Barbara County
  • Santa Clara County
  • Santa Cruz City
  • Santa Cruz County
  • Santa Monica
  • Santa Rosa
  • Sausalito
  • Seaside
  • Sebastopol
  • Solana Beach
  • Soledad
  • Sonoma County
  • South Lake Tahoe
  • South Pasadena
  • South San Francisco
  • St. Helena
  • Sunnyvale
  • Sunol
  • Truckee
  • Ukiah
  • Union City
  • Walnut Creek
  • Watsonville
  • West Contra Costa County
  • West Hollywood
  • Windsor
  • Woodside
  • Yountville

Colorado

  • Aspen
  • Boulder
  • Breckenridge
  • Carbondale
  • Fort Collins
  • Nederland
  • Roaring Fork Valley
  • Telluride
  • Vail

Connecticut

  • Westport

District of Columbia

  • Washington, DC

Florida

  • Miami
  • St. Augustine

Hawaii

  • All four Counties/Islands have passed a plastic bag ban!

Illinois

  • Chicago
  • Evanston

Iowa

  • Marshall County

Maine

  • Falmouth
  • Freeport
  • Kennenbunk
  • Portland
  • South Portland
  • York

Maryland

  • Baltimore
  • Chestertown
  • Montgomery County

Massachusetts

  • Barnstable
  • Brookline
  • Cambridge
  • Chilmark
  • Edgartown
  • Falmouth
  • Framingham 
  • Great Barrington
  • Harwich
  • Ipswich
  • Lenox
  • Manchester
  • Manchester-by-the-Sea
  • Marblehead
  • Nantucket
  • Newburyport
  • Newton
  • Northhampton
  • Provincetown
  • Shrewsbury
  • Tisbury
  • Wellfleet
  • West Tisbury
  • Williamstown

Michigan

  • Washtenaw County 

Minnesota 

  • Minneapolis

Missouri

  • Columbia

New Jersey

  • Brigantine
  • Longport

New Mexico

  • Santa Fe
  • Silver City

New York

  • East Hampton
  • Hastings-on-Hudson
  • Larchmont
  • Mamaroneck
  • New Castle
  • New Paltz
  • Quogue
  • Rye
  • Sag Harbor
  • Sagaponack 
  • Southampton
  • Tuckahoe

North Carolina

  • Currituck County
  • Dare County 
  • Hyde County
  • Outer Banks

Oregon

  • Ashland
  • Corvallis
  • Eugene
  • Portland

Puerto Rico

  • Rincon

Rhode Island

  • Barrington

South Dakota

  • Brookings 

Texas

  • Austin
  • Brownsville
  • Dallas
  • Freer
  • Fort Stockton
  • Kermit
  • Laguna Vista
  • Laredo
  • Port Aransas
  • South Padre Island
  • Sunset Valley

Vermont 

Washington

  • Bainbridge Island
  • Bellingham
  • Edmonds
  • Issaquah
  • Kirkland
  • Lacey
  • Mukilteo
  • Olympia
  • Port Townsend
  • Seattle
  • Shoreline
  • Thurston County
  • Tumwater
  • Turnwater