recycling truck News

  • Truck Hire Eases the Strain

    Transportation and handling of recyclable products is at the heart of the waste industry.Businesses are finding that tougher vehicle emission standards, demanding maintenance regimes, financial complexities, and breakdown and budgeting issues are encouraging them to outsource their commercial vehicle requirements to ...


    By Environcom England Ltd

  • Research and Markets: Refuse and Recycling Truck Body Manufacturing in North America

    Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/329qqz/refuse_and) has announced the addition of the "Refuse and Recycling Truck Body Manufacturing in North America: Size, segmentation, competition, growth and trends underlying the ...


  • Inquest into bin truck death begins

    An inquest has begun into the death of a teacher who was found among rubbish at a Brighton waste transfer site in July last year. It is thought Scott Williams, a maths teacher from New Zealand, climbed inside a wheelie bin to shelter from the rain. The bin was then picked up by a dust cart and dumped at a Sussex landfill site owned by Sussex Waste Recycling later that morning. A post ...

  • Sita worker killed by waste truck

    A Sita waste collector working in Fairford, Gloucestershire was crushed by his own bin lorry yesterday (18 February). It is thought the 52-year-old man was killed after becoming trapped between the truck and bins, although this is yet to be confirmed. The man was pronounced dead at the scene when the incident happened at 9.55am. A statement from Sita said: “At this difficult time ...

  • Republic Services Invests $25 Million in Alternative Fuel Recycling and Waste Collection Trucks in St. Louis Area

    Republic Services (NYSE: RSG), a recycling and waste company that serves more than 200,000 households and 27,000 businesses in the St. Louis region, is investing nearly $25 million to enhance its fleet with 72 compressed natural gas (CNG) collection vehicles. This ...


    By Republic Services, Inc.

  • Council prosecuted after refuse truck fatality

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) is warning the waste industry to ensure that adequate precautions are taken to prevent injuries caused by reversing waste and recycling collection vehicles. The warning follows HSE’s prosecution of North Tyneside Council after a man was killed by a refuse truck. The Council was today bound over for sentencing at Crown Court at a later date after pleading ...

  • New Volvo trucks to include sustainability declaration

    Truck manufacturer Volvo’s latest range of vehicles will come with a detailed sustainable lifecycle history. The environmental product declaration (EPD) system was introduced by the company in 2001 but has only recently been extended to the newest FE and FL model trucks. The system tracks environmental data from five aspects of a vehicle’s construction and performance, including materials ...

  • Avoid manual handling of car and truck tyres

    Avoid manual handling of car and truck tiresDanish company develops machine to minimize work related injuries through manual handling of discarded car and truck tyres before they are processedThe Danish recycling machinery dealer ARP – Scandinavia´s sister company ARP – Safe is now introducing a newly developed machine (Tyre Pre Cleaner) that removes foreign elements hidden in discarded car and ...


    By ARP GmbH & Co.KG

  • Veolia waste truck crashes with car in Essex

    A woman had to be cut out of her car after colliding with a Veolia Environmental Services refuse truck in Stanford-Le-Hope, Essex. The vehicles crashed at 9.20 on 25 March on Walton’s Hall Road. The 27-year-old woman driver, who was driving a silver VW Polo, was on her way to Stanford-Le-Hope with a 13-year-old boy passenger. The green and white rubbish truck was driving in the opposite direction ...

  • Major waste firm fined for truck emissions

    North America's largest waste firm has been fined more than $1m after failing to ensure its diesel trucks met emissions standards in California. Waste Management, which has its headquarters in Houston, Texas, agreed the payout with the California Air Resources Board for breaching air quality regulations in 2004 and 2005. The firm has also agreed to comply with the state's Periodic Smoke ...

  • Scorpex Applauds US-Mexico Trucking Agreement

    Scorpex, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: SRPX) (the "Company"), an emerging leader of industrial, hazardous and toxic waste disposal services in the Baja Mexico/California region, today praises the recent US-Mexican agreement allowing each country's trucks to traverse the other's highways. The agreement ends nearly two decades of quarreling between the two countries over ...


  • EPA highlights recycling efforts on America Recycles Day

    Today, November 15th, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) commemorates the 14th annual America Recycles Day by recognizing the progress made in recycling our country’s waste and the work yet to be done. EPA estimates that Americans generated 250 million tons of municipal waste in 2010, of which approximately 34 percent was recycled or composted. While this represents progress, it ...

  • Electronics Recycling Easier on America Recycles Day 2007

    If you recycle your old electronics, you are in the minority, according to a new survey that shows only 23 percent of Americans recycle e-waste, although it is getting more convenient to do so. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says Americans throw out two million tons of e-waste each year. These electronic devices contain hazardous materials such as mercury, cadmium, lead and brominated ...

  • Tyre Recycling Equipment

    Ecosystem Ltd are pleased to announce that they have been appointed sole agents for the Komei (Italy) range of tyre recycling equipment for the UK. Komei make some of the world’s finest granulation equipment for wood, plastic and rubber. Their heavy weight 16500kg KG-1R granulator is designed specifically for shredding used tyres. It is fitted with a heat exchanger to keep the rotor and ...


  • Recycling food scraps into gardens

    Each weekday, food scraps are collected from the Maryland Food Distribution Authority in Jessup, Md., and from small local food service and marketing establishments. Materials that do not contain metal, glass, or plastic are trucked to the Agricultural Research Service (ARS) Henry A. Wallace Beltsville Agricultural Research Center (BARC) in Beltsville, Md. There, they are mixed with woodchips, ...

  • Waste Pro Garbage Truck Drivers Pick-up $40,000 in Safety Awards

    “While providing garbage and recycling services in Manatee, Sarasota, Pinellas and Hillsborough counties from their facility in Bradenton, each driver has performed flawlessly for the last three years, excellent customer service, no accidents, no injuries, and no property damage along with a well kept truck and great attitude”, says Keith Banasiak, Southwest Florida Regional Vice President for ...


  • Frac water recycling

    GE (General Electric) have introduced a mobile evaporator which is specifically designed to help natural gas producers recycle untreated waters resulting from hydraulic fracturing (fracking). The evaporator is energy efficient, fully transportable, cost effective and will enable onsite frac water recycling. There are massive amounts of natural gas and oil buried deep below the Earth's surface in ...


  • Waste Management Adds 1000th Truck to Natural Gas Fleet

    Waste Management (NYSE: WM) today added a 1000th natural gas truck to its fleet, making it the largest owner and operator of clean-running, heavy duty refuse trucks in North America. At a ceremony at its Carson, Calif., property, the company commemorated the delivery of its 1000th natural gas vehicle with Long ...


    By Waste Management Inc.

  • Investing in a tire recycling machine

    Are you interested in investing in a tire recycling machine? Do you have a business, or an idea for one, that could make use of recycled tire products? Are you currently purchasing recycled tire products from other sources and considering taking in the recycling process in-house? Does your operation produce a large volume of used tires that could potentially be recycled and given new life? ...


    By ECO Green Equipment

  • WIH Resource Group: CNG fuel use in garbage trucks

    WIH Resource Group (WIH) was retained by the City of Boise Idaho to conduct a study on converting the City's 25 refuse collection vehicles (garbage trucks) from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG). The Study was developed by WIH Resource Group (WIH) and was created from industry research and analysis of the current use of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) in refuse (municipal solid waste – MSW) ...


    By WIH Resource Group

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