Allan Gerlat, News Editor

August 20, 2014

1 Min Read
Republic Adds 18 CNG Waste, Recycling Trucks in St. Louis

Republic Services Inc. has added 18 new compressed natural gas (CNG) waste and recycling trucks to serve the greater St. Louis area.

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.

About the Author(s)

Allan Gerlat

News Editor, Waste360

Allan Gerlat joined the Waste360 staff in September 2011 as news editor. He was the editor of Waste & Recycling News for the first 16 years of its history, and under his guidance the publication won 27 national and regional awards.

Before Waste & Recycling News, Allan worked at another Crain Communications publication, Rubber & Plastics News, which covers rubber product manufacturing. He began with the publication as associate editor and eventually became managing editor, a position he held for nine years.

Allan is a graduate of Ohio University, where he earned a BS in journalism. He is based in Sagamore Hills, in northeast Ohio.

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