A recently launched trading company owned by Ealing Council has ordered a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz trucks to collect waste and recyclables in the West London borough.
Refurbishment costs less than half the price of a new battery-electric model, claims converters.
Liverpool City Council has commissioned a new fleet of Mercedes-Benz refuse collection trucks that run on biogas.
Waste management and recycling specialist Hills Waste Solutions has added four new refuse collection vehicles (RCV) to its 60 strong commercial fleet.
Veolia has partnered with Westminster City Council, trialling two electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) on the streets of London, in aid of its zero-emission plans.
Electra, the UK’s first fully electric refuse truck, will be trialled in the City of London next month as part of an initiative to drive down air pollution.