02 Apr '12, 1am

UK: UPS delivers greener fleet for London #Olympics with low emission dual-fuelled trucks via BusinessGreen #2012

Global delivery service UPS has called for a drastic increase in the supply of biofuel from waste, after revealing plans to add 10 biomethane trucks into its UK fleet for the London Olympic Games . UPS unveiled a plan late last week to help deliver the 30 million items required to create this summer's Games, ranging from medals for the winning athletes, to 18,000 wardrobes and beds for the Olympic Village, and computers for the organisers. FURTHER READING Ken Livingstone pledges to 'work on every front' to fight climate change SAP carbon software gives Danone food for thought To help ensure the Games are the "greenest games ever" UPS has added to its fleet 10 Mercedes dual-fuel biomethane diesel trucks, 20 plug-in electric and three hybrid cars. It will also run a trial sailing barges down the Thames to help ease congestion on the capital's busy roads. Speaking to Business...

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