Cardiff orders five more eCollects
Jun 01
Cardiff orders five more eCollects

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The purchase fits into the council’s One Planet Cardiff plan, aimed at driving the Welsh capital towards becoming a carbon neutral city by 2030. Cardiff Council held field trials of the eCollect

eCollect a symbol of Sunderland’s decarbonisation commitment
May 04
eCollect a symbol of Sunderland’s decarbonisation commitment

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Sunderland’s Executive Director of Neighbourhoods Fiona Brown said residents will be able to see how front-line services are becoming carbon neutral as the vehicle is put to work all over the

eCollect goes into service in rural Powys
Apr 22
eCollect goes into service in rural Powys

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The vehicle is initially operating from Powys County Council’s Brecon depot in the south of the county. But it will, in the future, be operating from other depots, including the new North Powys

Dundee gets Scotland’s first eCollects and orders more
Apr 14
Dundee gets Scotland’s first eCollects and orders more

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The two vehicles already operating have been used for collecting waste throughout the city, including the city centre which the council plans to make a Low Emissions Zone. With match-funding

Dennis Eagle takes industry lead on eRCV workshop safety
Mar 30
Dennis Eagle takes industry lead on eRCV workshop safety

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As the eCollect goes into service around the country, Dennis Eagle is opening up its electric vehicle workshop safety standards for the waste and recycling industry to share. The Health and

eCollect in service ahead of Oxford Zero Emission Zone
Mar 24
eCollect in service ahead of Oxford Zero Emission Zone

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The operator, ODS, was among the first to put the vehicle through trials in July 2020. Then, the eCollect not only won approval from residents for being emissions-free but also for being much

Newport puts Wales’ first eCollect into service
Mar 18
Newport puts Wales’ first eCollect into service

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The vehicle is being used for collecting residual waste from households across the city including large parts of the outlying village of Caerleon. This has been prioritised by the council as an

First all-electric refuse collection vehicles help Wales clean up
Mar 10
First all-electric refuse collection vehicles help Wales clean up

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The first of the landmark vehicles ­– known as the eCollect and made by Dennis Eagle in the UK – was delivered to Newport City Council in February with two more heading to Cardiff and Powys

First eCollects in York start with trade waste
Feb 12
First eCollects in York start with trade waste

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The eRCVs were delivered in January and given a striking livery as part of the city’s drive towards becoming carbon-neutral. The biggest source of emissions in York is transport, so the council

Islington brings the eCollect to the ‘people-friendly streets’ of London
Jan 26
Islington brings the eCollect to the ‘people-friendly streets’ of London

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The all-electric vehicle is one of two bought by Islington with the second delivered in December. They will operate from the council’s Waste and Recycling Centre on Cottage Road where a new

First eCollect covers both urban and rural rounds for Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service
Jan 19
First eCollect covers both urban and rural rounds for Greater Cambridge Shared Waste Service

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The vehicle is collecting domestic waste and recycling in both urban and rural areas covered by GCSWS for South Cambridgeshire Council and Cambridge City Council. It marks the start of a drive by

Dennis Eagle’s first all-electric eCollects go into service
Jan 12
Dennis Eagle’s first all-electric eCollects go into service

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Dennis Eagle’s eCollect is a 27-tonne eRCV which, by producing zero emissions, helps operators improve local air quality and fight climate change. The very first vehicle went into service with

Dennis Eagle leads the charge with delivery of first electric refuse vehicle
Dec 15
Dennis Eagle leads the charge with delivery of first electric refuse vehicle

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The eRCV produces zero emissions, helping operators play a significant role in tackling climate change and local air quality. This productionised vehicle has been thoroughly tested for functional

The eCollect cab; safe and familiar
Jun 03
The eCollect cab; safe and familiar

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The conventional Elite cab was given the highest score in Transport for London’s ground-breaking Direct Vision Standard assessment, rating it the best on the UK’s roads. But while the fantastic

Why the eCollect design seems familiar
Jun 02
Why the eCollect design seems familiar

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“We set out to create a zero-emissions alternative to our market-leading, diesel-powered refuse collection vehicles,” explained Group Engineering Director Keith Day. “But one of the key principles


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