Sunday 23rd Sep 2018 - Logistics Manager Magazine

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Lidl ends use of black plastic for veg

Lidl is to stop using black plastic across its fruit and vegetable range, which it reckons with save about 50 tonnes of black plastic waste a year.

Primark expands sustainable sourcing for cotton

Primark is expanding its Sustainable Cotton Programme into Pakistan, a year after the launch of its first range of cotton products using sustainable cotton grown by independent farmers in Gujarat, Northern India.

Goodyear launches CO2-reducing tyres

Goodyear has released a range of fuel-efficient tyres Fuelmax Performance which uses a silica tread compound technology to help dedicated long haul-fleets to optimise fuel savings.

Government £2m for cargo bikes

The government is to support the uptake of e-cargo bikes with £2 million of funding to promote the use of electric delivery vehicles over older polluting vans and reduce harmful emissions and congestion.

May unveils £106m vehicle innovation fund

Prime minister Theresa May has unveiled a £106 million funding package for projects developing innovative green battery, vehicle and refuelling technology.

Waitrose trials engineless fridge unit

Waitrose has started a low emission trial of Carrier Transicold’s Syberia TWINCOOL engineless refrigeration unit fitted to a natural gas-powered Scania rigid.

Ford to unveil production Transit hybrid

Ford is unveiling the production version of its plug-in hybrid Transit Custom at the IAA Show in Hannover later this month, alongside a new 48-volt mild hybrid (mHEV) power train.