The Heshel Center ranked Kfar Saba and Ra'anana in second and third place, respectively.
Heschel Center for Environmental Learning and Leadership ranks Tel Aviv as Israel's greenest city, followed by Kfar Saba and Ra'anana. Givatayim is ranked last. The Heshel Center ranks the cities on the basis of a rating of green smiley faces to red faces on ten variables.
The Heschel Center examined several cities' commitment to environmental issues and activities to foster them. It rated cities that participated in Earth Hour. Variables include energy, public participation, environmental management, social and environmental justice, open spaces, educational programs, water, waste separation, use of bicycles, and the local economy.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on April 11, 2011
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