Greenwich re-powers rubbish collection with 'world's first' electric bin lorry

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The refuse lorry will start doing the rounds in Greenwich
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The refuse lorry will start doing the rounds in Greenwich

Old refuse truck fitted with electric motor for cleaner, quieter and cheaper rubbish collections

The world's first electric bin lorry will hit the streets of Greenwich, South East London this week under a joint trial by the council, government agencies and tech firms. The truck is an old diesel...

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