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Wash. City Starts Work on Consolidated Fleet Facility

Wash. City Starts Work on Consolidated Fleet Facility

The City of Spokane, Wash., has begun construction on a combined Solid Waste Management and Fleet maintenance facility that will enable the city to convert its solid waste fleet to compressed natural gas (CNG).

May 12, 2014

Miss. City Turns Away Refuse Outsourcing Bids

The City of Hattiesburg, Miss., has decided to keep its refuse collection in-house after receiving two bids from private companies for the service that were higher than the city’s costs.

April 28, 2014

Detroit Outsources Refuse Collection

Detroit Outsources Refuse Collection

The City of Detroit has privatized waste management services as part of its bankruptcy recovery plan and is auctioning off its aging fleet of refuse trucks. Last week, the city awarded $122.6 million in contracts to two commercial haulers for the work.

February 25, 2014

Pa. City Considers Privatizing Sanitation

The City of Harrisburg, Pa., is considering a new home for its public works department, one that will accommodate the city’s fleet until it can decide whether it will outsource sanitation services, the Patriot News reported.

February 14, 2014

Orlando Rolls Out Hydraulic Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Orlando Rolls Out Hydraulic Hybrid Refuse Trucks

Nine new refuse trucks using Parker Hannifin's RunWise hybrid drive system headed out on Thursday to help handle the city's most demanding waste-collection shift after Christmas Day.

December 27, 2013

Phoenix Refurbishes 10 Garbage Trucks for $1M Savings

Honolulu Replaces 31 Refuse Trucks

HONOLULU – The City of Honolulu has placed 20 new refuse collection trucks into service throughout the island of Oahu, and 11 more have been ordered. In late 2011, a large number of older refuse side-loaders experienced various mechanical problems.

March 23, 2012

Vandal Damages Roanoke County Trash Trucks

Vandal Damages Roanoke County Trash Trucks

ROANOKE, VA - A vandal damaged 15 Roanoke County trash trucks, smashing windshields and mirrors and delaying trash collection for a day. Fleet Manager Kevin Glass discusses repairs and acquiring replacement parts.

January 18, 2012

City of Sacramento to Purchase 53 LNG Refuse Trucks for $15.8M

Major Refuse Operators Open CNG Fuel Stations in 4 States

SEAL BEACH, CA - Refuse operators in Florida, New Jersey, Idaho, and California have opened new compressed natural gas (CNG) fuel stations to support deployment of their growing fleets of CNG refuse collection trucks.

December 1, 2009

Fresno’s Saving Money Using Natural Gas

FRESNO, CA – Filling more garbage trucks with super cooled liquid natural gas is paying off in a big way for the City of Fresno. With the price of diesel fuel skyrocketing, so far this year the City has been forced to pay out $400,000 dollars more to fuel its fleet than budgeted.

March 26, 2008

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