Idle Reduction Program

About

Vehicle idling can waste up to 0.5 gallons of fuel per hour, costing vehicle owners money and contributing about 20 lbs. of greenhouse gas emissions per gallon. Connecticut law prohibits idling for more than three consecutive minutes. Live Green is working in collaboration with Connecticut DEEP to educate communities on the benefits of Idle Reduction.

Goals

  • To have at least one No Idle sign up in every town in Fairfield County
  • To broaden our reach to communities throughout Connecticut

Outcomes

The following towns have a No Idle sign posted:

  • Darien: Town hall
  • Easton: Schools
  • Fairfield: Schools
  • Monroe: Schools
  • Redding: Schools, town hall, post office
  • Weston: Schools
  • Wilton: Schools, town hall, retail