When it comes to littering, Rhode Island is ahead of most other states in terms of cleanliness.
The Ocean State was ranked "above average," according to the 2014 American State Litter Scorecard.
Washington was the cleanest state, while South Carolina was the dirtiest.
States received ratings based on litter taxation and daily waste disposal, among other factors.
American State Litter Scorecard cleanest states1. Washington
2. California (tied)
2. Connecticut (tied)
4. Florida (tied)
4. Maine (tied)
4. Oregon (tied)
12. Rhode Island