Quiet Campus Initiative KickoffQuiet Communities took a step towards establishing its Quiet Campus Initiative by introducing The Green Station to Boston area universities.  The Green Station is an R&D company developing zero emissions, high performance outdoor maintenance equipment and implementing Green Zones, emissions-free, quiet land areas for campuses, municipalities and counties. Grounds maintenance crews described the daily complaints they received from administrators, students, and faculty regarding noise, dust, and fumes from gas-powered equipment, especially in areas close to classrooms, administrative buildings, and dormitories. Benefits of zero emissions equipment include less pollution, less noise, and a healthier outdoor environment for students, workers, and others.  Grounds maintenance crews may also benefit from fewer complaints!

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