NWH leads the charge with first fully electric Volvo lorry

26/02/2024
Nicola Williams (NWH) and the Electric Volvo HGV

THE NWH Group, a pioneering family-owned waste management business, has launched its very first fully electric articulated HGV, procured from Volvo. This milestone marks a significant step forward in the company’s mission to reduce its carbon footprint and environmental impact, leading the way toward a more sustainable future.

With sustainability at the core of its operations, the NWH Group has already reported an impressive 91% reduction in on-site fuel usage by transitioning to alternative sources, coupled with a notable 63% reduction in the carbon footprint of its fleet through the adoption of electric vehicles.

Building on this success, NWH has embarked on the next phase of its sustainability journey by initiating the transition of its HGVs to fully electric alternatives. The acquisition of the Volvo artic lorry marks the first step in this transformative process.

Nicola Williams, Director at the NWH Group, said: “At the NWH Group, sustainability is not just a goal; it’s a fundamental value that drives every aspect of our operations. With the launch of our first fully electric artic vehicle from Volvo, we are reaffirming our commitment to sustainable practices and taking concrete steps towards achieving our vision of a net-zero future.”

The Volvo artic lorry represents the epitome of cutting-edge technology and innovation in the transportation industry. With zero emissions and enhanced energy efficiency, it offers a viable and eco-friendly alternative to traditional diesel-powered vehicles.

Nicola continued: “We are dedicated to sustainability and environmental stewardship. With a steadfast commitment to reducing our carbon footprint, the company is at the forefront of driving positive change in the waste management industry. Through innovative solutions and a dedication to excellence, the NWH Group continues to set the standard for sustainable practices and environmental responsibility.”

For more information about the NWH Group and its commitment to sustainability, please visit www.nwhgroup.co.uk/sustainability/

About NWH Group

The NWH Group is one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management businesses with a mission to change its industry for the benefit of the planet. Serving the whole of Scotland and northeast England from ten sites, The NWH Group is committed to creating a sustainable future by improving the social, economic, and environmental well-being of its communities.

The progressive, second-generation family business provides waste management services to the industrial, commercial and construction industries. Collecting waste with its fleet of trade refuse, skip, tipper, grab and walking floor articulated vehicles, it transports materials to its own recycling facilities where they are transformed into high-value products such as cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding.

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