Wolverhampton Council’s dated and pollution-pumping vehicles will be dumped in favour of electric, environmentally-friendly alternatives. Bosses will also ramp up the switch to sustainable electricity and heating which has seen it cut back on energy use over the last two years. The changes form part of the council’s bid to become carbon neutral by 2028, as part of a national push to cut local authority emissions. Cabinet members have signed off on the plan which will involve significant investment initially by the city council. However, as well as helping the climate, bosses said the council would reap the benefits financially further down the line.
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