Sustainable Plant Hire Practices

A company with sustainable plant hire practices uses innovative plant equipment and machine technologies to reduce waste and carbon emissions without diminishing their work performance. Since the United Kingdom is pushing to become a more environmentally friendly nation with net zero carbon emissions by 2050, plant-hire companies are encouraged to adopt sustainable plant-hire practices to help achieve this goal.


Here are the top three sustainable plant hire practices.


1) New Technologies

An ideal plant hire fleet will feature eco-friendly technologies for reducing carbon and meeting the latest government emission standards. New technologies are always coming out, so a sustainable plant hire practice would be to keep investing in these new technologies for a plant hire fleet.


The future of low-carbon plant hire technology will include hybrid and electric plant vehicles. It is still in the early stages, but the technology continues to improve yearly.


2) Reducing Idling

A plant hire usually comes with a licensed operator from the plant hire company. A good plant hire operator will reduce carbon emissions by lessening idle time with the machinery. That way, they don’t unnecessarily consume too much fuel and emit too much carbon.


3) Continuous Training for Operators

Licensed operators must continue to receive new training on the latest sustainable plant hire operation practices. Ongoing training allows operators to implement more efficient plant operation practices for controlling their machines without consuming too much fuel.


Learn More

Would you like to learn how Bison Plant Hire has implemented sustainable plant hire practices into its plant hire fleet and operations? Contact Bison Plant Hire at 01285 862222 or email us at to learn more.