Royal Mail starts drone mail delivery service in Orkney

Using drone technology will enable Royal Mail to provide its services more efficiently while reducing the requirement for emissions-producing vehicles

Royal Mail delivers with 3,000 electric vans and orders 2,000 more

The switch to EVs supports the postal service company’s ambition to deliver net zero emissions by 2040

Royal Mail pledges to deliver net zero emissions by 2040

It aims to reduce average carbon emissions per parcel it delivers in the UK from 205g of CO2 equivalent today to 50g of CO2 equivalent – about the same carbon emissions as making a cup of tea with milk

Only half business customers happy to go paperless

This is despite companies looking to cut emissions by moving from letters to emails

First class stamps rise to 95p

The increase has sparked heavy criticism amidst rising energy bills and the cost of living

Royal Mail partners with Ford to trial delivery software

The software halved the use of vans in making deliveries and led to 33% less mileage

COP26, you’ve got an electric mail!

Royal Mail has launched its ‘first’ all-electric delivery office in Glasgow

Royal Mail to trial EV tyres for cleaner air!

Royal Mail will work with manufacturer ENSO to reduce pollution created by rubber in the tyres used on electric vehicles

Royal Mail to charge up its fleet with 3,000 more EVs

The plan is part of the company’s ongoing drive to reduce its operational emissions

Royal Mail boosts low carbon fleet with 29 biogas trucks

The 40-tonne vehicles will be powered using Bio-Compressed Natural Gas, reducing carbon dioxide equivalents by around 84% compared to existing diesel models.