1. Philadelphia's Department of Public Health has a program called Smoke Free Philly devoted to helping people quit smoking.
2. Green Plan Philadelphia is a plan devoted to parks, recreation, and open-space conservation in the Philadelphia area.
3. Philadelphia's Real Time Air Quality website provides information about air quality and gives tips on how to protect health if air quality is poor.
Top Ten Greenest Economic Cities
The rankings explain the presence of a green economy among United States cities. These indicators gauge, for instance, which cities’ public transit, renewable energy, local food, and development approaches are more likely to either limit or intensify the negative economic and environmental impacts of fossil fuel dependence.
The rankings are based on the presence of a city or public-private incubator for clean technology industries, including renewable energy, advanced transportation, advanced water treatment, alternative fuels, green building, and energy efficiency.