garbage trucks

San Antonio Opens CNG Fueling Station for Garbage Trucks

Article: San Antonio Opens CNG Fueling Station for Garbage Trucks

SAN ANTONIO, Texas, January 15, 2009 (ENS) – Garbage trucks on the streets of San Antonio are moving away from the puffs of black diesel smoke often spewed into the air by old-fashioned trucks. The city is on the road to fueling an increasing number of its refuse trucks with cleaner burning natural gas. The…

Waste Management Plans to Open 60 Landfill Gas Plants

Article: Waste Management Plans to Open 60 Landfill Gas Plants

Waste Management operates a vast quantity of landfills across America, many of them sanitary landfills which are much better for the environment than traditional dumps. During September, Waste Management has announced that they will be retrofitting 60 of their landfills landfills into landfill gas to electricity plants. This initiative does prevent some pollution and is…

NYC Garbage Trucks Start Using Biodiesel

Article: NYC Garbage Trucks Start Using Biodiesel

It looks like those loud rumbling machines we call garbage trucks are being greened up by some cities. This has been a slowly growing trend among garbage truck fleets in various cities including Portland, Oregon; Berkeley, California; Grand Rapids, Michegan; San Francisco, California; and now New York City. The recent announcement that New York City…