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Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Commercial Waste Zones Can Help Reduce Vehicle Emissions

June 22, 2018

Via: Waste360

As many states and cities work to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, solutions like commercial waste zones and new laws and policies are considered and/or implemented. Los Angeles implemented a commercial waste zone system last year, and now New York […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Clean Cities Coalitions Enlighten Local Fleets on Landfill Gas as Fuel

January 30, 2018

Via: Waste360

For years, most transportation fuel produced from Ohio’s landfill gas has been sold in California, with project developers there incentivized by California’s low carbon fuel standard, enabling them to sell credits to buyers of renewable gas. But as California’s market […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Sonoma County, Calif., Landfill Launches New System to Better Manage Wildfire Debris

December 11, 2017

Via: Waste360

For the past two months, the state of California has been battling raging wildfires, and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) and others have worked […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Haulers Send Trucks, Equipment to Assist with Hurricane Cleanup

September 20, 2017

Via: Waste360

A few weeks ago, Hurricane Harvey made landfall in Houston, causing excessive damage and flooding to many communities. And directly after that, Hurricane Irma slammed the Florida coast, causing service disruptions, damage and flooding to various areas. Now, community members […]


Miscellaneous, Public Utilities, Waste Management

How the Waste Industry Employs Fleet Tracking Systems

August 3, 2017

Via: Waste360

For the waste and recycling industry, it used to be that tracking assets in the field was like throwing darts. Dispatchers had a general idea based on time of day and periodic check-ins where a truck might be on its […]


Basic Services

Mixed Reaction to Proposed Driverless Vehicle Legislation

August 1, 2017

Via: Waste360

While much of the alternative-fuels technology—including EV—is focused on the light- and medium-duty market, attention is turning to the Class 8 market. ACT is offering a free fuel calculator to compute a fleet’s specific potential savings. The approval by the […]