Our city is now the proud owner of Alabama’s first-ever electric garbage truck!
That makes us eco-friendly trailblazers, right?
Yup, Mobile’s not just about the rich history and Southern charm, folks;
We’re zooming into the future with a commitment to sustainability!
This might look like a small step, but it proves that we’re a forward-thinking bunch.
And this wasn’t a solo effort.
Thanks to a neat $300,000 grant from the Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, we got a significant boost.
It’s our share from that Volkswagen emissions debacle you might’ve heard about.
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The truck runs smooth and flexes a robotic arm that picks up trash from the curb.
No big crew needed, just one driver!
But, right now, the poor thing is nameless.
That’s right! This modern marvel awaits a title, and the city is open to ideas.
If a catchy, family-friendly name pops in your head, they’re all ears.
Here’s the submission form.
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On a serious note, this isn’t just about a truck.
It’s about setting the tone for a greener, cleaner future.
It’s a call to action, a nudge, if you will.
If the city’s making waves, why shouldn’t we take some steps individually?
So, let’s roll up our sleeves and think GREEN.
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