Green Fleet

The Region of Waterloo operates about 1,000 vehicles providing a range of services including transit, police and ambulance, water and waste management.

In its commitment to environmental protection, the Region aims to reduce the negative impact of operating a fleet of vehicles while maintaining service to the community.


What we've done to date:

  • Use cleaner burning fuel
  • Install advanced pollution-control technology
  • Purchase more fuel-efficient vehicles
  • Purchase hybrid-electric vehicles
  • Install technologies to reduce engine idling 
  • Provide advanced driver training
  • Increase preventive maintenance
  • Use environmentally friendly products and procedures in fleet service centres

The Benefits:

  • Reduced fuel consumption and cost of maintenance 
  • Reduced greenhouse gas emissions and other air pollutants