Environmental initiatives

Our determination to contribute to protection and preservation of the environment shows in the fact the we are the first and only car rental in Iceland to claim certification according to the ISO14001 environmental standard.

We at Bílaleiga Akureyrar - Europcar Franchisee think it's important that the company operations are in harmony with society and the environment as a whole. We pursue the continuous improvement of the environment to minimize the environmental impact of company operations. Bílaleiga Akureyrar promotes  increased environmental awareness of employees and focuses on  responsible use  of resources and minimization of waste and greenhouse gas emission.

Bílaleiga Akureyrar - Europcar is going to:

  • Ensure that the staff are trained and informed about the environmental policy of the company and that laws and regulations about environmental matters are always followed.

  • Reduce greenhouse gas emissions from the company’s fleet. This will be done by taking CO2 emissions into consideration when new cars are purchased.

  • Sort the company’s waste and encourage the staff to utilize raw materials better and to re-use whenever possible.

  • Promote monitoring of the environment according to ISO 14001.

  • Inform its customers about energy efficient driving and consideration for the country’s nature.

  • Keep green accounts and issue an annual environmental report to advise the public on the status of environmental affairs within the company.

  • Support re-vegetation projects in Iceland.