As Bradford’s Clean Air Zone went into force, the first Dennis Eagle eCollect was put to work by Bradford Council after successfully trialling the all-electric vehicle earlier this year. The council’s goals are to install an actual zero-emissions fleet of…
Glasgow hits air pollution targets during lockdown for first ever time
Glasgow’s level of air pollution dropped significantly during spring lockdown, but clearly rose when restrictions were released later in the year.
Edie: Dixons Carphone to covert to electric and alternative fuel fleet by 2030
Dixons Carphone has signed up to the Climate Group’s EV100 initiative, pledging to switch its commercial fleet to electric and alternative fuel vehicles by 2030
New battery recycling scheme will protect planet’s valuable natural resources
The country has seen an electronic device and e-vehicle ‘battery boom’ in recent years, creating a dilemma of how to deal with the growing numbers of used rechargeable batteries.
Report urges the banning of SUV adverts to meet UK climate goals
Sports utility vehicles emit more greenhouse gases than any other car. A report by the New Weather Institute thinktank and the climate charity Possible, has recommended the banning of SUV advertisements in the UK, as a measure to meet UK climate goals.
Guardian: Air pollution still down despite normal return to traffic – study
Air pollution has remained at lower levels in UK towns and cities despite a return to near-normal traffic levels after the easing of coronavirus restrictions, according to research. Analysis of data from more than 100 urban roadside locations shows nitrogen dioxide…
Let’s Recycle: A need to maintain environmental ambition
As lockdown restrictions continue to ease and the UK plots a path towards a ‘new kind of normal’, Amie Stringer, Alternative Fuels Commercial Manager at leading international waste management solutions provider, Totus Environmental, says it’s vital that the UK maintains…
Autonews: China considers in-car air quality regulations, report says
China is considering implementing mandatory in-car air quality regulators in order to protect the health of drivers. Regulators will test the level of contaminants of formaldehyde and benzene. Is this a headache or a step in the right direction? BEIJING…