Intent:

Reduce atmospheric emissions associated with the collection and transportation of solid waste and promote renewable and low-carbon intensity alternatives to non-renewable transportation fuels.

Requirements:

Demonstrate, on a percentage basis, the use of renewable or low-emission fuels in the solid waste collection vehicles. The percentage of alternative fuel use can be determined on the basis of either the fraction of the vehicle fleet or the fraction of annual miles traveled.

• Level 1: 30 percent or more of fleet vehicles or total mileage traveled utilizes alternative fuels
• Level 2: 60 percent or more of fleet vehicles or total mileage traveled utilizes alternative fuels