The company has always strove to maintain a green policy in order to produce as
little damage to the environment as possible.
We are committed to ensuring that the entire company meets all required environmental
legislation and codes of practice.
There are a number of ways that we have sought to reduce our Carbon Footprint:
Since September 1999 we have no longer operated vehicles that use LRP fuel; currently
we have sought to purchase alternatively fuelled vehicles.
This has resulted in the purchase of a converted bio-fuelled vehicle that has reduced
fuel consumption and a smaller Carbon Footprint is produced. We have also recently
purchased our first hybrid vehicle. This has seen a massive reduction in fuel usage
for this vehicle and we believe that these vehicles represent an environmentally
friendly approach to cutting pollutants in the atmosphere.
We are actively seeking to purchase alternatively fuelled vehicles,
electrically powered vehicles or hybrid vehicles. We at the Star Bus Company remain
optimistic that within the next five to seven years a vehicle manufacturer will
produce a commercially viable vehicle for our market.
We believe that careful route planning can minimise journey times, thus reducing
noise, combustible products and other transport derived pollutants. Not to mention
the financial savings from reduced fuel usage, wage costs and wasted idle time of
Even more so now; all routes are carefully planned and each driver is given suitable
topographical training emphasising on reduced journey times and the impact on the
The Star Bus Company Ltd, and all and any subsidiary or holding companies, always
seeks to improve the general well being of our local environment.
In recent years we have registered with a local paper recycling scheme and all our
office waste products are collected and recycled. This company is also registered
with the Environment Agency.
The Star Bus Company is fully committed to providing every council it contracts
for with a guaranteed environmental friendly policy and is always open for discussion
with any council representatives to enhance and improve any of its environmental
For more information on how you can help reduce your Carbon Footprint or offset your Carbon Emissions please visit http://campaigns.direct.gov.uk/actonco2/