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There are over 28 ECO Stars schemes around the UK and more in mainland Europe.

To qualify for membership, fleet operators need to be located in or run regularly through an ECO Stars area. If you have multiple depot locations, or your fleet covers a wider geographical area, you can become a member of more than one scheme. Just contact the ECO Stars team to find out more.

South Yorkshire   Barnsley & Doncaster Taxi and Private Hire
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The original scheme that all others are based on. It was set up in 2009 as part of Care 4 Air – a local air quality initiative.

Areas Covered: South Yorkshire area including Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield

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  The Barnsley and Doncaster Taxi and Private Hire scheme was set up in November 2018 to tackle air pollution. The scheme aims to improve air quality in the Barnsley and Doncaster area created by Taxi and Private Hire Vehicles.

Areas Covered: Barnsley & Doncaster

     
Aberdeen City and Shire   Cornwall
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The Aberdeen City and Shire scheme was set up in May 2016 and operates in partnership with the North East Transport Partnership (NESTRANS). The scheme will help reduce emissions across the north east area and particularly Aberdeen City’s Air Quality Management Areas.

Areas Covered: Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire

  Cornwall Council are working in partnership with fleets to improve air quality in the Camborne area. – in particular the A3047 and associated industrial estates. This scheme was launched in December 2015

Areas Covered: Camborne & Redruth- in particular the A3047 and associated industrial estates.

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Dundee   East Lothian
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Dundee ECO Stars was set up as one of the city council’s strategies to tackle local air quality issues in July 2013. A second scheme, this time for taxis and private hire vehicles, was added in March 2015.

Areas Covered: City of Dundee

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  The East Lothian ECO Stars scheme started in June 2016. The scheme aims to improve air quality in the East Lothian area.

Areas Covered: East Lothian including Musselburgh, North Berwick, Haddington, Tranent and Dunbar.

     
Edinburgh   Falkirk
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Scotland’s first scheme in Edinburgh was set up as part of a European ECO Stars project in August 2011.

Areas Covered:Edinburgh City and smaller neighbouring settlements including South Queensferry, Kirkliston, Currie and Ratho.

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  Scotland’s second scheme kicked off in Falkirk in September 2012. Falkirk’s taxi scheme started in December 2014.

Areas Covered: Falkirk council area including Grangemouth, Denny, Larbert and Bo’ness.

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Fife   Glasgow
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The Fife ECO Stars scheme started in July 2014, followed by a taxi scheme in 2015.

Areas Covered: Fife council area including the towns of Dunfermline, Kirkcaldy and Glenrothes.

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  The Glasgow City ECO Stars scheme was launched in March 2015; during Glasgow’s Green Year 2015. The scheme will help Glasgow achieve its target of a 20% cut in carbon emissions by 2020.

Areas Covered: City of Glasgow.

     
Greater Manchester   Greenwich
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Transport for Greater Manchester are working in partnership with fleets to improve air quality in the Manchester area. This pilot scheme was launched in January 2016.

Areas Covered: Manchester

  Royal Borough of Greenwich Council are working in partnership with fleets to improve air quality in the Greenwich area. This scheme was launched in March 2015.

Areas Covered: Greenwich, Woolwich, Charlton, Plumstead and Blackheath

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Mid Devon   Newport
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The second scheme started in Mid Devon in October 2010.

Areas Covered: Mid Devon council area including Tiverton, Crediton and Cullompton.

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  Newport is the first Local Authority in Wales to adopt the ECO Stars Scheme. Funded by Welsh Government, the scheme was launched in November 2018 covering the whole city. Casnewydd yw’r Awdurdod Lleol cyntaf yng Nghymru i fabwysiadu’r Cynllun Serenau ECO. Wedi’i ariannu gan y Lywodraeth Cymru, lansiwyd y cynllun ym mis Tachwedd 2018 i cwmpasu’r ddinas gyfan.

Areas Covered: Newport City

Ardaloedd dan sylw: Dinas Casnewydd

     
North Lanarkshire   Gedling (Nottingham)
 

North Lanarkshire joined the scheme in November 2013.

Areas Covered: North Lanarkshire council area including the towns of Cumbernauld, Coatbridge, Airdrie and Motherwell

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  Gedling Borough Council adopted ECO Stars back in December 2011 and in March 2013 it was expanded to cover the whole of the Nottingham urban area.

Areas Covered: Gedling, and the Greater Nottingham area.

     
Perth & Kinross   Sefton
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Perth & Kinross

Areas Covered: Perth & Kinross

 

Sefton ECO Stars was the first scheme to focus primarily on a port, commencing in August 2013.

Areas Covered: Port of Liverpool approaches and surrounding area

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South Lanarkshire   Staffordshire & Stoke
 
South Lanarkshire became Scotland’s sixth scheme when it launched in February 2015. Funding from the Scottish Government’s Air Quality Action Plan grant helped set up ECO Stars South Lanarkshire.

Areas Covered: South Lanarkshire Council area including the towns of Hamilton, Lanark and East Kilbride.

  The eight Boroughs of Staffordshire and Stoke are working in partnership with fleets to improve air quality in the Staffordshire area. This scheme was launched in March 2015

Areas Covered: Cannock Chase, Lichfield, East Staffordshire, Stoke-on-Trent, Newcastle-under-Lyme, South Staffordshire, Stafford, Staffordshire Moorlands

     
Sutton   Swale
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The London Boroughs of Sutton and Croydon are working in partnership with fleets to improve air quality in the Beddington Lane area. This scheme was launched in March 2015.

Areas Covered: Area between Beddington Lane and Purley Way

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  Swale was launched in 2015 to help combat air pollution.

Areas Covered: Sittingbourne, Isle of Sheppey, Sheerness, and Faversham

     
Thurrock   Warrington
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ECO Stars is a “Travel Thurrock” initiative, and has been run by the Thurrock Freight Quality Partnership since April 2012

Areas Covered: Thurrock including Grays, Tilbury Port, London Gateway and Lakeside Shopping Centre.

  The first ECO Stars scheme in the North West of England saw its first members in July 2013.

Areas Covered: Warrington

     
West Yorkshire   City of York
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West Yorkshire’s five district councils, together with the West Yorkshire Combined Authority set up this scheme in May 2016.

Areas Covered: Calderdale, City of Bradford, Kirklees, Leeds, Wakefield.

  City of York Council commissioned an ECO Stars scheme in November 2012, to help to reduce vehicle emissions, encourage the wider uptake of alternatively fuelled vehicles and raise public awareness about low emission vehicles, particularly amongst bus, coach and HGV operators.

Areas Covered: City of York

     

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