Avis Rent A Car announced that it will discontinue the printing and distribution of scores of customer brochures and other collateral marketing materials. The effort is expected to reduce paper consumption by 100 tons per year, preserving about 1,500 trees annually, and reducing Avis' costs.
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Avis has implemented several initiatives to protect the environment in addition to reducing its use of printed materials. Avis offers gas/electric hybrid vehicles in subcompact (Toyota Prius), full size (Nissan Altima) and small SUV (Ford Escape) car classes, as well as a full range of fuel-efficient standard-engine vehicles.
Approximately half of the Avis fleet is rated at 28 miles per gallon or better (highway), while approximately one fourth is rated at 32 miles per gallon (highway) or better.