Clean Fuels Ohio, a non-profit organization that promotes the use of cleaner domestic fuels and efficient vehicles within the state of Ohio, announced the winners of its Ohio Green Fleets (OGF) program at the organization’s 2018 Midwest Green Fleets Forum & Expo on September 25, 2018.
Andrew Conley, a Program Director at Clean Fuels Ohio, said, “We’re very pleased that eleven organizations demonstrated quantifiable improvements in vehicle fuel efficiency and environmental performance this year and achieved one, three and five-star certifications.”
The 2018 Class of Ohio Green Fleets includes:
- City of Columbus, Division of Police –One-Star Certified
- Delaware City Schools – One-Star Certified
- Rumpke (Central Ohio Operations) – One-Star Certified
- Summit Metro Parks – One-Star Certified
- Big Walnut Local Schools – Three-Star Certified
- City of Columbus, Facilities Management –Three-Star Certified
- City of Dayton, Waste Division –Three-Star Certified
- Laketran –Three-Star Certified
- Martin’s Ferry City Schools –Three-Star Certified
- Ansonia Local Schools –Five-Star Certified
- Pike Delta York Schools –Five-Star Certified
“These new fleets are in very good company”, Conley continued. The Ohio Green Fleets now has a list of 91 certified public and private fleets on its impressive roster.
Clean Fuels Ohio created the Ohio Green Fleets program 10 years ago and has enrolled more than 700 fleets. Its current certified fleets have displaced a combined annual total of 21,654,720 gallons of petroleum and eliminated more than 2,996 tons of nitrogen oxide (NOx), 198 tons of particulate matter (PM 2.5), 347 tons of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) and 206,416 tons of carbon dioxide.
About the Ohio Green Fleets program
Ohio Green Fleets is a comprehensive program designed by Clean Fuels Ohio to improve the environmental performance and efficiency of public and private fleets. The Ohio Green Fleets program consists of three core components:
- Direct consultation with fleet managers to develop a Green Fleet management plan tailored to specific organizational needs.
- Hands on support and assistance with implementation, including assistance in seeking grant funding to reduce implementation costs.
- Recognition of environmental leaders through a Five-Star rating system that scores fleets based on measurable reductions in vehicle emissions and improvements in efficiency.
About Clean Fuels Ohio
Clean Fuels Ohio (CFO) is a U.S. Dept. of Energy Clean Cities affiliated nonprofit dedicated to promoting the use of cleaner, domestic fuels and efficient vehicles to improve the transportation sector’s economic and environmental performance. Headquartered in Columbus, Ohio, our experienced staff have been the “go to” resource for assistance with implementing alternative transportation and efficiency solutions for the past 17 years.