Shared fleet moves to HVO


Bromsgrove and Redditch councils’ shared fleet is saying goodbye to fossil fuels and welcoming hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).

HVO – a green lifeline for trucks?


Rod McKenzie, executive director of Policy & Public Affairs, Road Haulage Association (RHA) looks at the pros and cons of using Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in trucks.

Blaby fleet moves to HVO


Blaby District Council’s fleet have had up to 90% of their emissions wiped with the move to alternative fuel.

Councils trial plant-powered bin lorries


A trial to power eight of South Cambridgeshire and Cambridge City’s bin lorries using biofuels has taken place – cutting their net carbon emissions by 90%.

Northumberland council launches HVO trial


Northumberland County Council today announced it is trialling a Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in one of its refuse vehicles as a cleaner alternative to diesel.

Keenan Recycling to unveil first-of-its-kind hybrid vehicle


National food waste recycling business, Keenan Recycling, will be unveiling a first-of-its-kind hybrid vehicle at RWM & Letsrecycle Live this September in Birmingham.

A rural fleet transformed: Babergh and Mid Suffolk’s HVO journey


Babergh and Mid Suffolk District Councils were the first rural councils to use Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in their fleets and they haven’t looked back. LAPV reports.

Hampshire council ‘extremely impressed’ by HVO pilot


Hampshire County Council has managed to reduce the emissions of its fleet by over 1,200 tonnes thanks to a scheme trialling Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO).

Council trials HVO in push for ‘one of the greenest vehicle fleets’


Scarborough Borough Council today announced a new biofuel trial as part of its effort to cut its fleet vehicle emissions.

Council green lights biofuel to cut 600 tonnes of CO2


An estimated 600 tonnes of carbon emissions will be saved after plans to transition Broxtowe Borough Council’s vehicle fleet to biofuel were given the green light.

Veolia launches its first HVO-fuelled fleet in UK


Broadland District Council and Veolia have announced the launch of a new contract for all waste collection services which includes a fleet entirely powered by Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO).

Veolia launches world's largest biorefinery project


Veolia has launched the world's largest biorefinery project producing CO2-neutral bio-methanol from a pulp mill located in Finland.

Carbon cutting fuels trialled by FCC Environment in Wychavon


New ways to power street cleaning and waste and recycling collection vehicles are being trialled in Wychavon as part of efforts to cut carbon emissions.

Council to cut its vehicle emissions by up to 90%


Eastleigh Borough Council is switching all of its diesel lorries, vans and cars over to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) fuel as it transitions to net zero carbon emissions.

BCP Council trials alternative fuel in refuse trucks


BCP Council trials Crown Oil’s Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) in two of its refuse trucks. LAPV reports.

Council plans alternative fuel depot


Bradford Council has proposed developing a new Alternative Fuel Centre to reduce the emissions of green house gases produced by its Heavy Good Vehicle (HGV) fleet.

NYC Fleet launches report on biofuels


Deputy Commissioner and Chief Fleet Officer for the City of New York, Keith Kerman highlights how the City has carried out comprehensive research on biofuel.


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