The new additions by the Phoenix-based Republic bring the total number of CNG trucks operating in the area to 99, the company said in a news release. Republic replaced older diesel powered trucks with the move.
Republic previously installed a natural gas fueling station to support its fleet of CNG trucks in St. Louis.
Republic serves more than 200,000 households and 18,600 commercial customers in the St. Louis region, where the company employs about 570. Cities the company provides service to in the area include Alton, Ballwin, Bridgeton, Chesterfield, Clayton, Collinsville, Creve Coeur, Edwardsville, Ellisville, Ferguson, Glendale, Hazelwood, Manchester, Richmond Heights, St. Ann and St. Charles County.
Commercial accounts Republic serves include Anheuser-Busch, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, Express Scripts, Grant’s Farm, Missouri Botanical Gardens, Muny, Schlafly, Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville, St. Louis Science Center, St. Louis Symphony, St. Louis Zoo, Ted Drewes and University of Missouri-St. Louis.