Rushcliffe’s HVO-powered bin lorries rolled out


Rushcliffe Borough Council’s new hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO) bin lorries have been rolled out across the borough.

Rushcliffe BC’s bin lorries go veggie


Rushcliffe Borough Council’s refuse collection vehicles are going veggie soon with most of its fleet switching to operate on hydrogenated vegetable oil (HVO).

Rotherham trials HVO


Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council is trialling the use of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) to fuel 10 of its vehicles.

City of Wolverhampton Council trials HVO


City of Wolverhampton Council is trialling the use of Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) to fuel its fleet as a way of reducing carbon emissions.

Cumberland launches HVO trial


Carbon-cutting steps are being taken by Cumberland Council to make more of their vehicles greener and cleaner.

Test Valley Borough Council slashes emissions with HVO


Test Valley Borough Council’s fleet of vehicles have now all switched from using diesel fuel to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO), cutting carbon dioxide fuel emissions by up to 95%.

Council continues HVO drive


Newcastle-under-Lyme Borough Council is putting new purchasing arrangements in place as it buys increasing amounts of hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).

Council announces £500,000 boost to improve air quality


Blaby District Council has received more than half a million pounds to help reduce harmful vehicle emissions under the banner of Let’s Go Electric.

Belfast ready to make the HVO switch


Belfast City Council is set to begin to transition the majority of its diesel-powered fleet to hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO).

Shared fleet moves to HVO


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

Portsmouth and Biffa launch HVO trial


Portsmouth City Council has partnered with waste collection specialist Biffa to trial hydrotreated vegetable oil (HVO) in its fleet in an effort to put the brakes on the council’s use of diesel.

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%.


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