Waste & Recycling


  • Effenco wins EDC award for stop-start technology

    December 5, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    MONTREAL – Montreal-based Effenco was named an Export Star by EDC during Cleantech Export Week. An innovator in the electrification and connectivity of heavy-duty vehicles (waste collection trucks, terminal tractors, buses, nacelle trucks, delivery trucks and concrete mixers), Effenco has

  • News Truck

    Garbage truck demand increasing

    October 2, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    The global sales of garbage collection trucks reached 62,155 (units) in 2018, reveals a report on the garbage collection trucks market. According to the analysis by Persistence Market Research, the garbage collection trucks market is projected to grow at 4

  • Report highlights value of renewable CNG fuel for fleets

    June 25, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    OTTAWA –A new report highlights the environmental and cost benefits of using renewable natural gas to fuel heavy-duty truck fleets. Following extensive consultations with the natural gas vehicle (NGV) industry and fleet users, The Canadian Natural Gas Vehicle Alliance (CNGVA)

  • Product Equipment Truck

    Ultra-heavy-duty front-end loader

    May 22, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amrep has debuted a new ultra-heavy-duty front-end loader made from Hardox steel and featuring a corrosion- and rust-resistant undercarriage, to ensure extreme durability in handling heavier loads and standing up to the rigors of the eastern market.

  • Mack unveils electric-powered waste truck

    May 15, 2019 by Truck News

    LAS VEGAS, Nev. – Mack Trucks showcased its LR battery-electric refuse truck at WasteExpo. The demonstration model will begin real-world testing next year with the New York City Department of Sanitation. Mack’s electric LR refuse truck. “The Mack LR BEV

  • Amrep and BYD partner on electric automated side-loader

    May 14, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Amrep, a Wastequip brand, recently partnered with leading commercial electric vehicle manufacturer, BYD (Build Your Dreams) to develop and deliver the waste industry’s first-ever commercially sold all-electric refuse truck in residential refuse operation. The Class 8R automated

  • Dangerous driving

    April 30, 2019 by John G. Smith

    Waste collection is one of the most perilous jobs in trucking

  • News Biogas Truck

    CNG increasingly popular for waste collection vehicles

    February 22, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    NEWPORT BEACH, Calif. – The City of Fresno, California, signed a two-year agreement with Clean Energy for renewable liquified natural gas (RLNG) to power approximately 140 refuse trucks with its Redeem brand RNG for an anticipated annual total of 1.6

  • Product Truck

    AMT dump beds

    February 2, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    NEW IBERIA, La. – ARDCO’s new AMT Dump Beds for the Articulating Multi-Purpose Truck (AMT), offer payloads of 10 to 20 tons, volume upgrades for lighter materials, and tire options to suit extreme conditions. For optimal machine versatility, the beds

  • Greening the Fleet

    August 15, 2018 by City of Vancouver

    Vancouver’s emissions reduction target will be reached early thanks to contract with Suncor