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STEP on the Bus - Technology, Funding and Air Quality

STEP is delighted to announce a 1-day seminar/workshop on emerging bus technologies.

This free event on Thursday 28 May aims to provide a forum for practitioners from the Transport, Planning, Policy, Environmental Health professions who want to learn about funding opportunities, best practice, and working together to support air quality improvement through new bus industry technology applications. 116 more words

Air Quality

Help Shape £20m Funding for Greener Taxis

It was announced in April 2014 that the Office for Low Emission Vehicles (OLEV) would make at least £20m available for an ultra low emission Taxi Scheme, as part of the £500m package to grow the market for ultra low emission vehicles (ULEVs) from 2015-20. 133 more words

Vehicle Emissions

Greener taxis for York’s streets

GREENER taxis are set to become a more regular sight on York’s streets as council bosses hope to cut pollution.

City of York Council’s low emission taxi incentive plan – the first in the UK – aims to increase the number of hybrid and electric taxis and minicabs by offering hackney and private hire drivers £3,000 towards their cost through its Local Sustainable Transport Fund, set up through Government funding.

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Green Taxis

Sustainability Insights: Learning from Business Leaders | @SustainBrands

Sustainability Insights: Learning from Business Leaders is a Coca-Cola Enterprises report written by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). It investigates European companies’ experiences in setting and pursuing sustainability objectives — the measures that have worked well, and those that have not. 73 more words

Sustainability

How eBays radical efficiency plan benefits from employee engagement | GreenBiz.com

. “When you start getting people excited because you have shown them the implications of their decisions, there are just amazing things that can happen. The conversations internally, this quarter, are so different than they were last were because people have context, they understand how the dots connect, and they can really start driving some extreme efficiency decisions and some extreme productivity decisions.”(click on the link below for the full article) 12 more words

Sustainability

Recycling Could Mean Big Discounts To You

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Out in Ross Township — and eight other North Hills communities — recyclable trash is picked up every week, but plastic bottles, newspapers, metals and glass are worth discounts to local residents who sign up for a program called Recyclebank. 322 more words

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