Royal Mail to trial EV tyres for cleaner air!

Royal Mail will work with manufacturer ENSO to reduce pollution created by rubber in the tyres used on electric vehicles

Postman Pat goes electric!

Royal Mail says posties will be able to order only company electric vehicles (EVs) from 2025

Your mail is fully charged!

Royal Mail has announced a ten-fold increase in its EV fleet

Royal Mail starts trial of drone deliveries to explore ways to slash emissions

Drones are initially to be used to deliver PPE, Covid testing kits and mail to the Isles of Scilly

You’ve got greener mail!

Almost 11,000 Royal Mail vans will be fitted with technology that slashes emissions and saves fuel

You’ve got ‘electric’ mail! Royal Mail trials electric taxi van for deliveries

The low emission vehicle trial is expected to start this week in Hockley, near Birmingham and will then be rolled out in Derby, Leeds, Edinburgh and Bristol

Royal Mail chooses EDF to deliver charging points for EVs

The energy supplier will install chargers on Royal Mail Group sites in the South East of England

Royal Mail unveils new electric vans

Royal Mail is to start trials of nine all-electric vans in London this month. It has unveiled the commercial vehicles produced by Oxfordshire-based carmaker Arrival, which recently opened a new factory in Banbury. The postal operator will begin the trials with six-tonne, 3.5-tonne and 7.5-tonne vans. They will be based at Mount Pleasant Mail Centre […]

Royal Mail delivery to go green in electric switchover

Royal Mail has signed an agreement to buy 100 electric delivery vans. Peugeot will provide the L2 Electric vans, which will be used by postmen and women on their delivery rounds. They zero-emission vans will go into service from December this year at delivery offices across the UK and will be supported by a rollout […]

Companies reporting environmental data doubles

The number of companies reporting environmental and social information nearly doubled between 2012 and 2014, suggests the latest Sustainability Yearbook. In 2014, 15.3% of firms put key sustainability details in their annual reports, rising from 8.8% in 2012. This statistic in the Sustainability Index released today is based on 1,813 companies assessed for the Dow Jones Sustainability […]