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City’s Green Fleet policies reduce fuel costs and smog

Reduction in fleet operating costs leads to cost savings GUELPH, ON, February 17, 2010 – All City of Guelph vehicle and equipment acquisitions and replacements are now subject to stringent guidelines aimed at reducing fleet operating costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions, Emergency Services, Community Services & Operations Committee members learned at its meeting yesterday. This initiative touches several aspects of the City’s operations. It ensures City employees are accountable for reducing fuel operating expenses by minimizing engine idling. Staff will receive training on fuel efficiency for vehicle and equipment operation. The purchase of right size vehicles will decrease the organization’s carbon footprint and will result in lower capital costs. How vehicles and equipment are utilized will ensure there are no unnecessary vehicles or equipment… Continue reading City’s Green Fleet policies reduce fuel costs and smog