electric maintenance vehicle

Carleton now has a “green” truck as part of its fleet. Pictured here are Philip Mansfield, manager of sustainability programs, and Kevin Lee, manager of Grounds and Moving Services. (Cole Burston photo)

Carleton University’s campus just got a little greener—not because of the summertime grass but thanks to a new vehicle being used to take care of it.

The university has purchased its first outdoor electric maintenance vehicle, made possible with money from the Green Revolving Fund.

This small, pickup truck-style vehicle, which is used mainly for landscaping and waste removal around campus, is fully battery-powered and produces no greenhouse gas emissions.

Read the full article in Carleton Now.