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Low Cost or No-Cost Green Fleet Strategies

Low Cost or No-Cost Green Fleet Strategies

A variety of easy approaches can yield quantifiable results in greening a fleet, including avoiding unnecessary travel and using alternative-fuel vehicles. Tactics used by the states of West Virginia and Oklahoma are shared, including leveraging existing state natural resources.

June 1, 2011

Seattle Named No. 1 Government Green Fleet

Seattle Named No. 1 Government Green Fleet

Use of alternative fuels and advanced technology vehicles, as well as fuel reduction strategies and a Green Fleet coordinator, are some reasons the City of Seattle was recognized as the No. 1 Government Green Fleet in North America.

January 10, 2011

Verizon Continues to Expand its Green Fleet

Verizon Continues to Expand its Green Fleet

Verizon recently launched a comprehensive sustainability program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and conserve energy. Previous efforts reduced CO2 emissions by more than 793 million lbs.

July 19, 2010

CNG Fuels 'Green' Victory for Culver City

CNG Fuels 'Green' Victory for Culver City

The City of Culver City, Calif.’s use of compressed natural gas (CNG) helped the fleet gain national recognition as a green leader, most recently the title of #1 Government Green Fleet in North America in 2009.

January 29, 2010

City of Seattle Moves to an All-Green Fleet

City of Seattle Moves to an All-Green Fleet

Seattle moves full-force toward a 100-percent advanced technology and alt-fuels fleet. The initiative has resulted in better gas mileage, lower greenhouse gas emissions, and a reduction in annual petroleum fuel use.

January 29, 2010

City of Burbank Refuse Fleet Goes 100% CNG

City of Burbank Refuse Fleet Goes 100% CNG

The Southern California city’s solid refuse fleet is now 100-percent CNG-fueled. While the move to CNG required an infrastructure capital investment, the benefits include lower fuel and maintenance costs, and reduced emissions.

January 29, 2010

Public Sector Fleet 'Green' Leaders

The Environmental Leadership Awards recognize individuals whose commitment and vision yielded significant eco-responsible initiatives.

December 15, 2009

‘Green is Good’  for Evergreen Fleet Initiative
GREEN FLEET: 2010 Prius Raises More than Its Roof

GREEN FLEET: 2010 Prius Raises More than Its Roof

In addition to a newly shaped roof designed to provide more headroom for backseat passengers, the 2010 model also boasts a higher combined fuel economy of 50 miles per gallon.

September 1, 2009

Greening Fleets in a Down Economy

Greening Fleets in a Down Economy

As public sector fleets struggle to pursue environmental goals during the current tight financial times, the 2009 Green Fleet Conference, presenting all things green, will show fleets “where to find the money.”

July 13, 2009

Bright Ideas: Going Green

Sharing green practices with other fleets, selecting more fuel-efficient vehicles, and replacing lead wheel weights in tires have proven helpful for several fleets.

July 13, 2009

Long Beach Garners  #1 Government Green Fleet Title

Long Beach Garners #1 Government Green Fleet Title

An early adopter of responsible green initiatives, the City of Long Beach, Calif., earned the top spot among environmentally friendly government fleets: the 2008 “No. 1 Government Green Fleet.”

March 16, 2009

State Fleets Adopt Fuel Cards to Reduce Cost
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