Oshkosh Reduces Emissions by 32% - Smart Energy Decisions

Energy Efficiency, GHG Emissions, Industrial  -  July 12, 2023

Oshkosh Reduces Emissions by 32%

Oshkosh Corporation, a manufacturer of purpose-built vehicles and equipment, lowered normalized GHG emissions by over 32% since 2014.

The company also manufactured and sold over 39,000 electric, emission-free, or hybrid units; reduced 16.6 metric tons of CO2e/Million USD; diverted 85.5% of waste from the landfill; and recycled or reused 87.6% of non-hazardous waste. Details were provided in the company's 10th annual Sustainability Report.

Oshkosh reported progressing in all areas of its sustainability strategy, including the expansion of its battery-electric-powered products. The company’s electric vehicle (EV) offerings now include North America’s first fully integrated, zero-emission electric refuse collection vehicle; North America’s first electric fire truck; the world’s first all-electric scissor lift; the next-generation delivery vehicle (NGDV) for the United States Postal Service; and the Oshkosh® Striker® Volterra™ airport rescue and fire fighting (ARFF) vehicle.

“Each year we focus on driving sustainable growth across our business,” said Oshkosh Corporation vice president and chief ethics, compliance and sustainability officer Kevin Tubbs in a statement. “Our goal is to achieve sustainability excellence by decreasing greenhouse gas emissions, supporting team members, giving back to the communities where we live and work and leveraging innovation across our portfolio of companies to build a more sustainable future.”


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