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Working together to deliver a sustainable Hillhead

Working together to deliver a sustainable Hillhead

TO ensure a more sustainable experience for visitors and exhibitors alike, the Hillhead team is launching a number of initiatives at this year’s event, including among others: Liftshare with Hillhead Find someone to share your journey with to Hillhead and help reduce our carbon footprint, or simply share your car with colleagues. Car sharing is...

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Biffa trials Britain’s first solar-assisted powered waste trucks

Biffa trials Britain’s first solar-assisted powered waste trucks

BIFFA is trialling Vision Techniques’ Solar Save panels powered by Trailar on its collection trucks to power their batteries and reduce CO2 emissions. By adding solar panels to top up regular engine power, up to 3,100kg of carbon emissions can be saved per vehicle each year.   With 2,900 trucks across its business, if the trials are...

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A world first: Highlander International pioneer new equipment

HIGHLANDER International Recycling have provided recycling services to Arjo Wiggins, since 2013 and have pioneered innovations such as solar-powered compactors and ‘smart’ auto alert compactors. The two companies have combined both technologies to install the world’s very first solar powered ‘smart’ compactor machine. Highlander installed a new solar powered ‘auto-alert’ compactor system, which alerts Highlander...