Glasgow Goes Back To The Future With Unveiling Of New Electric Buses For The City

First Glasgow will roll out two all-electric buses as it becomes the city’s first commercial bus operator to introduce state-of-the-art fully-electric vehicles onto a commercial bus route since the 1960s, following funding from electricity distributor SP Energy Networks. The new buses are a statement of intent for the city’s transport, as they look to join the electric revolution to help meet their bold target of net zero emissions by 2030. The launch of these vehicles means the city has now come full circle back to fully electric transport on commercial…

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Sainsbury’s launches new recycling scheme in Glasgow

Sainsbury’s has launched a Reverse Vending Recycling trial at its Braehead Superstore in Glasgow, allowing customers to return plastic bottles and drinks cans in exchange for money off their shopping. Braehead becomes the first Sainsbury’s store in Scotland, and only the third in the UK, to offer this service to customers. From now, customers can deposit plastic bottles of any size up to 3 litres and aluminium drinks cans in a machine at the store entrance, in exchange for a coupon that’s worth 5p per item towards their shopping. Up…

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Keep Scotland Beautiful Aim to be Transforming Glasgow’s relationship with single-use cups

Keep Scotland Beautiful are excited to announce the launch of their Cup Movement in Glasgow – thought to be Scotland’s first cup recycling and behaviour change campaign. The Cup Movement is their trial initiative to stop single-use cups either going to landfill or ending up as litter and is our response to growing public concern about the environmental impact of single-use items. With an estimated 95 million single-use cups being used in the Greater Glasgow area every year, the pioneering project will tackle this issue head on by transforming recycling…

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