Waste Management Launches CNG Fleet for Seattle-Area City

Allan Gerlat, News Editor

December 12, 2013

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Waste Management Launches CNG Fleet for Seattle-Area City

Waste Management Inc. has debuted a fleet of 21 compressed natural gas (CNG) waste and recycling trucks for Redmond, Wash., in the Seattle area.

The new fleet will serve Redmond residents and businesses, according to a news release from Houston-based Waste Management as well an e-mail from Robin Freedman, a senior communications manager for the company in Kirkland, Wash.

The new trucks will provide 23-percent fewer greenhouse gas emissions, as well as zero diesel air particulate and other environmental advantages.

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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