The Car and Truck Fleet and Leasing Management Magazine

USPS Employee Recognized by EPA for Greening Delivery Fleet

April 21, 2009

SAN FRANCISCOPatrick Langsjoen, recycling program manager, United States Postal Service (USPS), Northern California, has been recognized by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for helping to green the USPS delivery fleet, according to the EPA.

In 2008, Langsjoen's leadership facilitated the transition from the use of lead-free wheel weights for the Pacific area's 31,000 delivery fleet. Langsjoen's work reduced workplace lead exposure by 5.5 tons and eliminated a quarter ton of lead from entering the environment each year. This initiative served as the catalyst for the decision to transition the entire 215,000 delivery fleet vehicles to lead-free wheel weights, eliminating 37 tons of lead from entering the environment annually.

In addition, as recycling program manager, he has helped establish recycling programs at 365 facilities that now recycle more than 12,000 tons per year — generating $200,000 in revenue.

 

Twitter Facebook Google+

Comments

Please note that comments may be moderated. 
Leave this field empty:
 
 

Fleet Incentives

Determine the actual cost of owning and running a vehicle in your fleet. Compare vehicles by class and model.

FleetFAQ

Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Fleetmatics will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Fleet Management And Leasing

Merchants Experts will answer your questions and challenges

View All

 

Sponsored by

A closed end lease wherein the lessor assumes responsibility for the maintenance expenses on the leased vehicle, in addition to providing the funding and taking the risk on depreciation.

Read more

Alternative Fuel Locator

Use the Alternative Fuel Locator to find stations near you.

Launch Alternative Fuel Locator

Up Next

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher