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Is the skip loader of the future electric?

Is the skip loader of the future electric?

By Dominic Scholfield THE short answer to the above is ‘yes’. But if you’d like a little more context, read on… The Government has already announced that all new HGVs up to 26t will need to be ‘zero-emission at tailpipe’ by 2035, and those over 26t by 2040. ‘Zero emission at tailpipe’ effectively means electric,...

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Quartix announces launch of EV planning service: EVolve

Quartix announces launch of EV planning service: EVolve

QUARTIX, one of the leading global suppliers of subscription-based vehicle tracking systems, is pleased to announce the launch of Quartix EVolve, a new service designed to help companies manage their transition to electric vehicles. Initially Quartix will launch this service in the UK but plans are afoot to roll out in the US and the...

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Bright Sparks: Are we ready to roll out electric?

Bright Sparks: Are we ready to roll out electric?

WHEN Benjamin Franklin headed outside in a thunderstorm to tie a key to a kite string, he kickstarted an age of electricity that would light up the planet. Back in 1752, the idea of how dependent the world would become on the ability to flick a switch for power would surely have blown even his...

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Paper Round acquires Reef Environmental

Paper Round acquires Reef Environmental

LONDON- and South East-based recycling company Paper Round has announced the acquisition of waste and recycling collector Reef Environmental Solutions. The acquisition will allow Paper Round to extend their reach along the south coast – expanding their successful Brighton-based business further into East Sussex, and Kent for the first time. It provides Paper Round with...

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Recycling Lives electrifies waste transport with UK’s first Z.E. skip loaders

Recycling Lives electrifies waste transport with UK’s first Z.E. skip loaders

IN a significant step towards the decarbonisation of waste collection and transport, Renault Trucks has announced the signing of a contract with national waste recycling specialist Recycling Lives to deliver the UK’s first two 100% electric 18 tonne D Wide Z.E. skip loaders. The announcement was made during Freight in the City Expo 2021, September...

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Waltham Forest unveils new electric waste and cleansing fleet

Waltham Forest unveils new electric waste and cleansing fleet

THE London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) has unveiled its new fleet of electric waste and recycling collection, street cleansing and grounds maintenance vehicles. The new electric ‘zero local emissions’ fleet has been supplied by Urbaser, the council’s neighbourhood services provider and includes an Electra 26t refuse collection vehicle, two Tenax International “MaxVac” 100% electric...

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Electric refuse vehicles to help Stroud District become carbon neutral

Electric refuse vehicles to help Stroud District become carbon neutral

STROUD District Council’s (SDC) waste partner Ubico has trialled the e-One electric refuse vehicle from Gloucestershire-based supplier Refuse Vehicle Solutions Ltd (RVS). The demonstration vehicle was repowered from a diesel-powered vehicle to an electric drivetrain and is one of the first full electric refuse vehicle conversions in the UK. The bin-lifting mechanism is also powered...