Biffa has launched 27 brand-new zero emission electric refuse collection vehicles (eRCVs) on the streets of Manchester today (8 March), in partnership with Manchester City Council which is investing £10m in the initiative. The move is part of Biffa’s sustainability strategy, dubbed ‘Resourceful and Responsible’ which includes a commitment to tackling climate change and a pledge to cease buying fossil-fuelled vehicles by 2030. Manchester City Council is one of the first local authorities to transform its fleet with electric refuse […]
A coroner’s decision not to produce a report outlining action that must be taken to reduce air pollution, after ruling that the death of a nine-year-old girl was caused by it, has surprised lawyers.
Redhead International has officially opened its new depot in Northern Ireland’s Mallusk. The opening ceremony on 27 July was performed by Northern Ireland’s executive minister for regional development, Danny Kennedy. The new 33,000ft² facility features a 20-tonne overhead crane for heavy lifting, as well as office space. Redhead international’s director of Ireland and Scotland Mark Cosgrove says: “While we have had this type of capability in Great Britain and Dublin for many years, the new Mallusk depot will allow us […]
DPD has beaten its target of having 10% of its couriers emissions-free, achieving the ambitious goal five months ahead of schedule.