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Idle-Free School Toolkit

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Create an idle reduction policy today!

Establishing an idling reduction policy can help you:

Protect Student and Employee Health

  • Vehicle exhaust contains more than 40 hazardous air pollutants and carcinogens.
  • Studies show exposure to vehicle exhaust increases the risk of respiratory illness and cancer.
  • Vehicle exhaust concentrates at ground level and can enter buildings through air intakes, doors and windows.

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Improve Air Quality

  • Idling contributes to major air quality issues in Louisville, including unhealthy levels of fine particulate matter, ground-level ozone, and toxic air contaminants.
  • Cleaner air improves quality of life for all Louisvillians and can encourage for economic development.
  • Taking action and establishing a policy is an easy way to raise your school’s “green” profile.

We can provide program support and materials at no cost to reduce unnecessary idling at your school including:

Idle Reduction Policy templates for:school sign

Letters to communicate your policy to:

Information to help promote your policy including:

Please contact APCD by email or by phone at (502) 574-6472 for more information.

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Navigating the Summer Travel Construction Zone

It often seems like the four seasons would more aptly be called, Fall, Winter, Spring and Road Construction. Here are a few tips for travel this summer to avoid as much idling in construction zones as possible. Less idling means less pollution, and less frustration for you, the driver.

 

 

 

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There's a direct link between our air quality and children with asthma. Be a part of helping our community's asthmatic kids breathe easier by joining the KAIRE Network today.

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