Top 3 Global Smart Cities That Are Helping The Environment

Source: Greener Ideal | Oshin

Smart cities are called such because they have adapted smart technologies that help urban life become more livable, efficient, and sustainable.


Many cities in the world are considered “smart” but what we want to really know is which of these urban centers are making a huge difference in helping the environment.

Curious to find out? Here’s the top three.


Singapore is inarguably the world’s leading smart city right now. Smart technologies within the state include efficient lighting, parking monitors, waste disposal, and elderly care alerts.

In one of its sub-regions, Yuhua Estate, residents are kept accountable with the help of sensors which track energy draw, waste production, and water usage in real time.

Sensors are also being used to detect people smoking in unauthorized locations and those throwing litter out of buildings.

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