In a huge step forward for sustainability and environmentally-friendly investment, the City of Oakland and its vehicle fuel provider, Neste, announced Thursday a new model for providing fuel for City vehicles: gathering raw material such as cooking oil from Oakland’s own businesses, processing that material into renewable diesel, and using that renewable diesel to operate City vehicles.
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The City of Oakland is committed to leading Oakland's progress in becoming a more sustainable city – a community in which all people have the opportunity to pursue safe, happy, healthy and fulfilling lives, now and into the future.
Protecting a clean and ecologically healthy environment; growing a strong economy brimming with opportunity; and fostering a safe, equitable and vibrant community are all critical components of this vision.
Our award-winning sustainability efforts rely on a collaborative approach emphasizing balanced continuous improvement.