Lothian Buses invests heavily in new vehicles, technology and partnerships to bring you an environmentally friendly service.  

At the Scottish Green Awards we beat off stiff competition from companies such as Nestle, Firstgroup and Tarmac to win Best Green Large Company 2012.

Our Environmental Policy

We acknowledge that our business activities have a direct effect on the environment. As a socially responsible business we are committed to reducing the environmental impact we have throughout the company.


Direct steps we will take include:

  • Assess the environmental impact of all of our business activities
  • Set realistic targets for reducing our impact
  • Minimise vehicle emissions through technology and driver behaviour.
  • Minimise waste and increase recycling
  • Encourage and facilitate good environmental practice amongst staff.
  • Support local projects which are environmentally beneficial