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Spar Austria adopts bio-based fuel

September 25, 2023

Spar Austria is moving towards their sustainable mobility goals with an intermediate step of switching to bio-based fuel powering their vehicles.

As part of an ambitious commitment to power their logistic operations with renewable energy sources by 2050, the retailer looks at greenhouse gas emissions incurred in local transportation.

Approximately 50% of the 300 trucks supplying Spar stores across Austria have been refueled with renewable Hydrotreated Vegetable Oil (HVO) since mid-September. This fuel is made from used cooking oil and is considered a renewable low-carbon substitute for diesel.

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