Waste Management will dedicate its new compressed natural gas (CNG) fleet and CNG fueling facility in Detroit, Michigan on Thursday, September 25. The 38 CNG trucks service the Detroit area making it a greener and cleaner community thanks to the environmental benefits of CNG....More
All eyes are on New York and Los Angeles to see how franchising agreements affect waste and recycling collection.
Waste and recycling franchising has become a major topic of discussion in the two largest cities in the United States. Los Angeles is implementing a zone franchising system for businesses and large apartment buildings. Meanwhile, in New York City, an advocacy group has called for the city to adopt such a system....More
A confluence of forces—including government mandates, low gas prices and higher-efficiency engines—is behind an increase in the adoption of compressed natural gas by the waste and recycling industry....More
Check the latest news and happenings from around the country in the waste and recycling industry. A huge fire consumed a recycling plant in Brooklyn last night. The city of Tulsa is considering resorting to confiscated recycling bins to deal with repeat violators. A landfill operator in Michigan is employing a water cannon to save money in dealing with leachate. Staten Island officials worry about a plan for a contaminated solid landfill in New Jersey. There are all among today’s 10 things you need to know....More
Parker Hannifin Corporation (NYSE: PH), the global leader in motion and control technologies, today announced that Miami-Dade County in south Florida has placed a follow-on order for 29 Autocar E3 refuse trucks featuring Parker's fuel-saving RunWise® technology....More
The company that operates Kent County’s Energy-from-Waste plant at 950 Market Avenue SW has been named a “Michigan Star Worksite,” the state's most prestigious workplace safety and health award....More
Will the costs of autonomous commercial vehicle (ACV) technology in the trucking industry overshadow the benefits? Or will it prove to be the other way around, with fuel savings, driver lifestyle enhancement, and safety improvements outweighing the price tag of ACVs?...More