Biodiesel Connects City Fleet to Wisconsin Farmers Posted 04/14/2021
When you pass a garbage truck, do you think of farmers? You should! Pam Jahnke of the Mid-West Farm Report (you might know her as the Fabulous Farm Babe) recently interviewed Mahanth Joishy, Fleet Superintendent, and Rachel Darken, Administrative Assistant, about our biodiesel program to fuel the City fleet. Biodiesel is typically processed from soybean plants, waste cooking oil, and agricultural waste. The biodiesel we fuel our equipment with is sourced at the REG processing plant in DeForest, which means Wisconsin farmers are supplying much of the feedstock that goes into our fuel!
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Madison’s Fleet Goes to B20 Across the Board – the Second Public Fleet in Wisconsin History Posted 10/03/2019
by Rachel Darken, Administrative Assistant
The City launched an important and unprecedented program this summer. Now when the garbage trucks roll down our streets each week, fire trucks speed toward emergencies, or work trucks maintain our parks and traffic signals – it’s happening. This largely undetectable change is making a difference in our community.
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