Green Technologies and Practices

Number and percent of establishments reporting green technologies and practices, by type of technology or practice, United States and census regions, and by industry, August 2011
NAICS code Census region / Industry Total number of establishments Use at least one green technology or practice A. Generate electricity, heat, or fuel from renewable sources primarily for use within the establishment B. Improve energy efficiency within the establishment C. Reduce greenhouse gas emissions through methods other than renewable energy generation and energy efficiency D. Reduce the creation or release of pollutants or toxic compounds, or remove pollutants or hazardous waste from the environment E. Reduce or eliminate the creation of waste materials F. Conserve natural resources (excluding use of recycled inputs in production processes)
Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments Number of establishments Percent of establishments

Footnotes:
(1) Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, and Vermont.
(2) Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, and Wisconsin.
(3) Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia.
(4) Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, New Mexico, Oregon, Utah, Washington, and Wyoming.

United States

6,624,600 4,933,500 74.5% 153,300 2.3% 3,799,400 57.4% 835,000 12.6% 861,400 13.0% 3,636,700 54.9% 1,286,800 19.4%

By region

Northeast (1)

1,309,100 988,000 75.5 35,300 2.7 775,400 59.2 173,900 13.3 161,500 12.3 761,400 58.2 246,700 18.8

Midwest (2)

1,419,400 1,079,400 76.0 29,200 2.1 858,700 60.5 163,400 11.5 187,700 13.2 812,800 57.3 266,900 18.8

South (3)

2,369,600 1,695,400 71.5 39,200 1.7 1,271,100 53.6 267,600 11.3 288,800 12.2 1,130,300 47.7 445,700 18.8

West (4)

1,526,500 1,170,700 76.7 49,700 3.3 894,200 58.6 230,100 15.1 223,400 14.6 932,200 61.1 327,500 21.5

By industry

11

Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting

81,900 64,600 78.9 7,800 9.5 38,400 46.9 10,400 12.7 23,000 28.1 44,900 54.8 50,500 61.6

21

Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction

27,100 13,400 49.4 500 1.9 6,000 22.0 1,800 6.8 5,100 18.9 10,100 37.4 6,400 23.8

22

Utilities

23,800 16,900 71.1 3,400 14.3 13,900 58.4 4,300 18.3 7,300 30.6 13,200 55.6 8,900 37.5

23

Construction

570,200 403,200 70.7 25,300 4.4 291,100 51.1 72,000 12.6 80,600 14.1 289,800 50.8 104,900 18.4

31-33

Manufacturing

295,200 221,700 75.1 6,200 2.1 166,400 56.4 36,800 12.5 52,100 17.7 178,300 60.4 58,600 19.9

42

Wholesale trade

422,700 302,400 71.5 4,300 1.0 236,000 55.8 52,100 12.3 48,400 11.4 231,500 54.8 61,600 14.6

44-45

Retail trade

916,500 712,900 77.8 13,100 1.4 563,600 61.5 97,400 10.6 111,500 12.2 561,800 61.3 158,600 17.3

48-49

Transportation and warehousing

209,200 126,800 60.6 6,800 3.3 91,300 43.6 23,100 11.1 29,500 14.1 98,700 47.2 30,900 14.8

51

Information

112,800 94,600 83.9 1,100 1.0 76,000 67.4 30,600 27.2 8,800 7.8 78,800 69.9 22,500 19.9

52

Finance and insurance

389,300 294,700 75.7 12,300 3.2 229,200 58.9 61,200 15.7 18,200 4.7 218,400 56.1 81,100 20.8

53

Real estate and rental and leasing

281,500 206,700 73.4 2,700 1.0 163,400 58.1 22,300 7.9 30,000 10.7 133,600 47.4 63,400 22.5

54

Professional, scientific, and technical services

742,600 540,200 72.8 10,800 1.5 409,300 55.1 93,900 12.6 57,300 7.7 390,300 52.6 123,600 16.6

55

Management of companies and enterprises

41,500 29,500 71.1 700 1.7 24,000 58.0 6,900 16.6 5,700 13.6 23,500 56.6 9,500 22.9

56

Administrative and waste services

359,900 252,100 70.0 5,100 1.4 168,000 46.7 62,500 17.4 69,700 19.4 189,600 52.7 95,100 26.4

61

Educational services

142,100 114,300 80.5 10,800 7.6 100,500 70.8 22,300 15.7 30,200 21.3 95,400 67.1 41,000 28.9

62

Health care and social assistance

736,900 560,800 76.1 13,200 1.8 452,900 61.5 89,800 12.2 115,300 15.6 366,200 49.7 130,700 17.7

71

Arts, entertainment, and recreation

102,200 80,200 78.5 3,200 3.1 63,000 61.6 10,400 10.2 9,700 9.5 63,100 61.8 26,700 26.1

72

Accommodation and food services

564,100 439,900 78.0 5,600 1.0 370,900 65.8 69,300 12.3 57,800 10.3 301,300 53.4 95,900 17.0

81

Other services (except public administration)

480,400 360,200 75.0 11,900 2.5 257,200 53.5 38,500 8.0 78,100 16.3 270,900 56.4 72,200 15.0

92

Public administration

124,700 98,300 78.8 8,600 6.9 78,200 62.7 29,500 23.7 22,900 18.4 77,400 62.1 44,600 35.8

 

Last Modified Date: June 29, 2012