Solid Waste & Recycling


  • Effenco wins EDC award for stop-start technology

    December 5, 2019 by SWR 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 SWR 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 SWR 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 SWR 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 SWR 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 SWR 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 SWR 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