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Welcome to the Idle-Free Zone

For Businesses

For Businesses

While more business leaders are adopting in-house best practices to conserve energy, encouraging fuel conservation among employees has also proven to be very successful. Consider running a workplace idle-free campaign to inform staff about ways they can save fuel, money and the environment at work and at home.

Understanding the Issues

Building your own Campaign

The following fast facts, FAQ's and quiz can be easily cut and pasted into your workplace newsletter or used to create an interesting on-line quiz for your workplace website. Calculations that support many of the program messages on this website are also provided.


For commercial vehicles

Visit the Fleetsmart site where you can read about fuel efficiency and how it can reduce your environmental impacts‚ improve productivity‚ and boost your bottom line.

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