Voted one of the most sustainable cities in the United States, Seattle ranks high on the list of green cities. Big on recycling, Seattle recycles and composts almost 60% of its waste. The use of paper bags and reusable bags is heavily promoted; violations trigger fines up to $250. The city’s initiative to be more energy efficient is also centered around investing in green buildings. With the Bullitt Center already holding the title of the greenest commercial building in the world, Seattle is experimenting with similar projects to achieve more LEED-certified buildings. We need more cities like this!
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