From Waste Management, Republic Services and municipalities to smaller independent operators, there has been a growing trend among refuse companies to transition to natural gas. In fact, waste collection and transfer vehicles are the fastest growing NGV segment, accounting for about 11% of total vehicular natural gas use. According to NGV America, almost 40% of the refuse trucks purchased in 2011 were powered by natural gas.
Waste Management, possessing the largest fleet of garbage trucks in North America, has more than 1,400 CNG-powered trucks in operation now and is acquiring more trucks every month. The company will replace 80% of its... Read More