Cook-Illinois Corporation

"This will be the tenth consecutive school year that Cook-Illinois Corporation has used biodiesel in our school buses. We strongly believe in the use of biodiesel as it has been an alternative fuel supply that is dependable and plentiful, and it reduced emissions and helps the farmers in our state."

John Benish Jr, Chief Operating Officer

Cook-Illinois Corporation

2100 Clearwater Dr, Suite 250

Oak Brook, IL 60523 

1,245,512 Gallons of B20 Used Annually

Annual Reduction of 2,241.7 Tons of CO2 Emissions

Annual Reduction in CO2 Emissions = 58,078 Trees Planted

Annual Reduction in CO2 Emissions = 480 Fewer Cars on the Road

  • Cook-Illinois Corporation has been in the school bus business for more than 55 years.
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  • This year, Cook-Illinois is celebrating the 100th year in business for one of its leading subsidiaries, Kickert School Bus Lines, Inc.
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  • It is one of the largest family-owned and operated school bus contractors in the country, operating more than 2,100 school buses every day.
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