Greener waste trucks for Chichester

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NEW eco-friendly refuse trucks are taking to the streets fitted with the latest green technologies.

Chichester District Council has invested in the fleet of 12 new vehicles that are more fuel efficient and robust.

They have electric bin lifts at the back which use less power and are quieter.

They can be used in areas that the old-style vehicles were unable to access due to their manoeuvrability.

They are also five per cent a year more fuel efficient,

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