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B&Q fleet powered by biomethane

Gasrec, a producer of gas fuel, has announced they will be providing B&Q with 60% biomethane fuel for a fleet of 50 dual fuel lorries following a trial last year.

Gasrec’s fuel is a proprietary blend of liquified natural gas and liquid biomethane, which is derived from waste such as food waste and sewage.

One of B&Q’s sustainability targets is to reducing its CO2 emissions from business travel and haulage to 50% by 2023.

Currently, the home improvement retailer has achieved a 36% reduction towards this goal, and says it is on track to meet its target.

To reduce CO2 emissions by a further 11%, the B&Q is planning to build its own biomethane fuel filling station at its Swindon distribution centre, to be supplied by its partner, Gasrec.

Gasrec’s commercial development manager Doug Leaf said: “The combination of B&Q’s desire to achieve its environmental goals while saving money with Gasrec’s low carbon, future-proof fuel solution is now becoming best practice amongst other retailers.”

B&Q’s retail logistics service manager Michelle Thomas said: “We’re pleased to announce the introduction of 50 dual fuel lorries which is helping us meet our 2023 deadline to cut transport carbon emissions ahead of time.”

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