Cat® Sustainability: Working to Build A Better World, image of machine owner / operator
Cat® Sustainability: Working to Build A Better World, image of machine owner / operator

SUSTAINABLE CHOICES MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE

Every day you make decisions that not only transform your job site but also your community and the lives of the people in it. As the world’s leading manufacturer of construction and mining equipment, our goal is to help you do more in less time at the lowest possible total cost of ownership. If we work together to make sustainable choices, we can make a world of difference. Explore this page for tips on achieving your sustainability goals and planning for the future.

SUSTAINABILITY IS A CHOICE YOU START TODAY

Wherever you are in your sustainability journey, there are choices you can make today that can make a difference. Caterpillar and your local Cat® dealer are ready to help.

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On the Job, motor grader grading


ON THE JOB


Sustainable choices focus on efficiency. Increased efficiency results in less fuel burned and an overall reduction in CO2 output per tonne.


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In the Shop, man refurbishing an engine


IN THE SHOP


Maintenance and repair choices can include extended service intervals, Cat Reman components and Certified Rebuilds. All of these help to preserve valuable resources, reduce waste and lower costs.

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Managing the Business, female owner working in the office


MANAGING THE BUSINESS


Efforts to improve sustainability deliver benefits all across your business: Healthier, more productive people. Cleaner, more efficient facilities. Greater safety on every job.


 

 

 

 

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SUSTAINABLE CHOICES MAKE
A DIFFERENCE ON THE JOB

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EQUIPMENT CHOICES INCREASE EFFICIENCY, LOWER FUEL BURN, REDUCE CO2 PER METRIC TONNE

Equipment that works more efficiently can help you achieve sustainability goals. Take a closer look at these examples of efficiency gains you could put to work today.

Cat® 966M XE Wheel Loaders - up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% increased productivity
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Cat® 966M XE Wheel Loaders - up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% increased productivity

Next Generation Cat Excavators (320 & 336) - up to 45% increased productivity, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% less carbon dioxide per tonne
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Next Generation Cat Excavators (320 & 336) - up to 45% increased productivity, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% less carbon dioxide per tonne

Cat D6 XE Dozer - up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 45% increased operator efficiency
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Cat D6 XE Dozer - up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 45% increased operator efficiency

Cat® 966M XE Wheel Loaders - up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% increased productivity
Next Generation Cat Excavators (320 & 336) - up to 45% increased productivity, up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 30% less carbon dioxide per tonne
Cat D6 XE Dozer - up to 25% lower fuel consumption, up to 35% less carbon dioxide per tonne, up to 45% increased operator efficiency

 

 

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SUSTAINABLE CHOICES MAKE
A DIFFERENCE IN THE SHOP

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MAINTENANCE & REPAIR CHOICES REDUCE DOWNTIME, WASTE AND COST

Completing scheduled maintenance and repairs reduces downtime and helps equipment last longer. Extended service intervals not only save time and money but also reduce the waste stream.

EXTENDED SERVICE INTERVALS SAVE TIME AND MONEY AND REDUCE WASTE

With Cat 320 excavator extended service intervals you use 820 litres less oil, 50 fewer filters
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With Cat 320 excavator extended service intervals you use 820 litres less oil, 50 fewer filters

A SUSTAINABLE CHOICE THAT REDUCES COST, WASTE AND DOWNTIME

Choosing Cat Reman gives you like new performance and durability, backed by a same-as-new 12-month Caterpillar Parts Warranty*— at a fraction of the cost of a new part.

New Cat parts are designed with the potential to have more than one life, so Cat Reman parts are truly remanufactured—not just repaired, rebuilt or reconditioned. Because the process ensures the latest design changes are incorporated into Cat Reman parts, you get like new quality and outstanding performance at a lower cost.

Cat Reman is also a sustainable choice. It requires less raw material and energy to remanufacture a product than to manufacture a new one. The Cat Reman process emits 61% fewer greenhouse gas emissions and uses 85% less landfill space.**

With over 8,000 options available across more than 2,300 Cat dealer locations worldwide, Cat Reman can help you get back to work fast and stay on schedule.

*Warranty can vary by model and application; limitations may apply. For complete details about the applicable Caterpillar Limited Warranty, contact an authorized Cat dealer.

**3412 cylinder head sustainability study, as well as internal and external studies

Cat® Reman, 85% less landfill space used, 61% less greenhouse gas emissions, Cat Reman parts are up to 60% off the cost of new parts
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Cat® Reman, 85% less landfill space used, 61% less greenhouse gas emissions, Cat Reman parts are up to 60% off the cost of new parts

CAT® CERTIFIED REBUILD DELIVERS LONGER LIFE, LOWER COST

Certified Rebuilds deliver sustainability benefits by effectively doubling the working life of any Cat machine with these benefits:

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Approximately half the cost of a new machine

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90% of end-of-life machines taken back

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65% of the original machine recycled and reused

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100% genuine Cat parts with new part warranty


 

 

 

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SUSTAINABLE CHOICES MAKE
A DIFFERENCE MANAGING THE BUSINESS

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INNOVATIONS IN EFFICIENCY

Efficiency is a priority in the design of every Cat machine. Innovations in efficiency make it possible to increase productivity, reduce fuel consumption, lower operating costs and improve sustainability benefits. Take a closer look at the efficiency gains achieved in these models.

YOUR CAT DEALER CAN HELP YOU MAKE MORE SUSTAINABLE CHOICES TODAY

Whether you're on the job, in the shop or managing the business, Caterpillar and the Cat dealer network are never out of reach. We're your one-stop shop for equipment, parts, service and expertise.

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