Transportation-related activities account for roughly a third of all of the county’s greenhouse gas emissions every year. Looking beyond fossil fuels to alternatives fuels, such as a biodiesel or electric, can reduce this impact and lower the county’s carbon footprint. Along with fuel-reducing practices and training, buying cleaner alternative fuels will enable the county to reduce overall fuel consumption and greenhouse emissions.


  • Biodiesel
  • Ultra-Low Sulfur Diesel (ULSD)
  • Electric or hybrid vehicles
  • Alternative-fuel conversion kit
  • Audit current travel practices
  • Encourage online meetings and conferencing tools when applicable
  • Purchase third-party certified carbon offsets to compensate for impact


  • Hard acceleration and braking
  • Excessive idling
  • Improperly tuned engine
  • Underinflated tires
  • Speeding
  • Unnecessary travel

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