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Celebrating ‘Green’ Successes

Public sector fleets want to be environmentally friendly, but are often hamstrung trying to balance contradicting political, environmental, and financial issues when procuring green vehicles. At the upcoming 2011 Green Fleet Conference, we will announce our 40 Sustainability All-Stars, who prove that where there is a will, there is way to green your fleet, despite the obstacles.

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.

Chula Vista Heavy-Duty Fleet Goes Green with Biodiesel Tank

CHULA VISTA, CA - Using federal stimulus funds, the City of Chula Vista installed a 12,000-gallon biodiesel tank at its Public Works Corp Yard, used to fuel the City's 125 heavy-duty fleet vehicles that include fire engines, dump trucks, and excavators.