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Waste Industries Launches CNG Fleet, Station in North Carolina

Allan Gerlat

April 17, 2013

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Waste Industries Launches CNG Fleet, Station in North Carolina

Waste Industries USA Inc. has launched in North Carolina a compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and a fleet of 33 CNG vehicles.

The Raleigh, N.C.-based Waste Industries said the investment gives it the largest waste fleet in North Carolina. The fueling station, in Bolivia in Brunswick County, cost $15 million and includes 46 filing hoses, according to a news release.

The CNG fleet features 32 collection trucks and one service truck. Waste Industries said the trucks cost about $35,000 to $40,000 more than a standard waste collection truck.

The company’s Brunswick County branch serves more than 79,000 homes and 1,500 businesses. It employs 85.

 

 

 

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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