When Prime Minister Boris Johnson made his “build, build, build” speech this summer, he mentioned wanting to introduce 4,000 ‘carbon zero buses’, to address the climate crisis.
There are several London bus routes which run on non-fossil based fuel, as he well knows from his time as mayor of our capital city.
His recent speech didn’t extend the sentiment to refuse vehicles, however, which was a shame. Nearly a year ago, Westminster council struck a deal with Veolia, their waste recycling contractor, to introduce electric vehicles.
That was five months after the City of London Corporation vowed in April 2019 to become the first UK council to run a fully electric fleet.Read More »Councils switching to electric waste vehicles show leadership