San Francisco completes fuel switch for all trucks

Norcal Waste Systems of San Francisco has announced that its subsidiaries serving the San FranciscoSunset Scavenger, Golden Gate Disposal & Recycling, and S.F. Recycling & Disposal exclusively use alternative fuels in their trucks. The firms use liquefied natural gas in five collection trucks and eight transfer trucks.

In March, the rest of the firms 385-truck fleet switched to B-20, which features 20 percent biodiesel made from vegetable oil and 80 percent low-sulfur diesel. The switch will reportedly reduce annual greenhouse gas emissions by 5,400 tons.

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