South Shore Clean Cities introduces toolkit to reduce idling

2013-07-24T14:33:00Z 2013-07-24T15:35:03Z South Shore Clean Cities introduces toolkit to reduce idlingTimes Staff
July 24, 2013 2:33 pm  • 

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Clean Cities Inc. has launched a toolkit that aids in the reduction of idling for many vehicles to reduce the economic and environmental impact of idling, or running an engine while a vehicle remains stationary,

Carl Lisek, executive director of South Shore Clean Cities, said IdleBox is a resource that provides information and solutions for light- and medium-duty vehicles typically used in urban-based fleets.

"Idlebox includes a variety of tools from the U.S. Department of Energy, such as fact sheets, signs, posters and idling calculators, to help fleets implement idling reduction," said Lisek, who also is an executive at Purdue Research Park-based Legacy Environmental Services Inc. "

The IdleBox resources are available as ready-to-use print products or customizable templates at the Clean Cities' website, or by contacting South Shore Clean Cities at (219) 644-3690. South Shore Clean Cities is an initiative of the Department of Energy's Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy.

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