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When discussing the cleanliness of a city, it's generally the amount of litter on the sidewalks or how well-kempt public areas are that comes to mind, but a recent study from Lawn Starter took a deeper dive into what it means for a city to be "clean." The study compared 152 cities across the United States to see how they stack up when it comes to pollution, living conditions, infrastructure and consumer satisfaction.

The study found Anchorage, Alaska to have the best air quality of all included cities, followed by Honolulu, Hawaii. On the flip-side, they declared a five-way tie for the worst median air quality between Riverside, San Bernadino, Fontana, Ontario and Rancho Cucamonga, which are all in California.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of PropertyCasualty360.com. She can be reached at [email protected].