10 Cleanest Cities in the World
As a citizen of Pakistan, and especially Karachi, we all dream of clean streets and fresh air. It is a basic human right for humans to live in a city that is clean and safe. It is not only important for our health, but also our happiness and progress. Citizens love their cities more if they are clean and safe. Clean cities also have happier citizens that rarely want to leave their hometown. But as impossible as it may seem for Pakistanis, here are ten cities of the world that are the cleanest.
1. Hamburg, Germany
The city is environmentally clean and uses extensive funds for cleaning technology. They have taken on the ambitious mission to eliminate carbon emission in the city by 80% by the year 2050.
2. Chicago, USA
Chicago may not seem like the obvious choice for a clean city but the more than 2 million square feet of rooftop gardens it has and the sophisticated network of public transport makes sure there is barely any pollution.
3. Copenhagen, Denmark
Copenhagen is considered one of the world’s top most environmentally friendly cities due to the measures taken to ensure little air and water pollution by the administration. The water near the harbor is so clean that it safe for swimming for locals and tourists alike.
4. Honolulu, Hawaii
Honolulu is a major tourist attraction which is why the government spends a lot on its maintenance and cleanliness. It barely has large polluting industries and the greenery of the island promotes eco-friendliness.
5. Helsinki, Finland
What makes the city so clean and safe is that the citizens and government work together to make it so. They put efforts in remaining eco-friendly by a no littering policy and an efficient heating system that requires barely any electricity.
6. Reykjavik, Iceland
With Iceland being one of the cleanest countries of the world, it is not surprising that its capital made it to the list. The city has people that are environmentally conscious, a high human development index, and works the most for sustainability, recycling, use of public transport and green spaces.
7. Vienna, Austria
The largest Austrian city, as well as the capital, invests a lot into its garbage disposal system as well as recycling which is why the rate of pollution is so low.
8. Geneva, Switzerland
The city is known for its efforts and starting the sustainable development movement which is why it shocks no one that it is on the list. The rate of pollution is also low in the city.
9. Curitiba, Brazil
Brazil is not the cleanest country of the world, but this city has developed an intelligent way to manage its waste. They let people exchange their sorted waste for public transport or food coupons which makes sure recycling is practiced.
Singapore receives a heavy influx of tourists every year which is why the government invests a lot of money in its maintenance. They also have strict laws against littering which come with large fines that can be applied on citizens and tourists alike.Disclaimer:We do not allow users to post content which is copyright and We take strict actions against the users who post infringement content on our website.Although we do not host any content, users post embed videos from youtube, facebook, Dailymotion and Vimeo and are moderated before posting but we still take strict action against the copyright videos posted.If you are an official representative of any company whose videos are posted illegally on our website or you think some video infringe the copyright then you can simply send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org