California rolls out region’s first electric refuse truck


Carson, California eventually intends to convert its entire waste and recycling collection fleet to electric vehicles in the future. Carson, California will be rolling out its first fully electric waste truck next week, which the city says is the first of its kind in Southern California. Officials from the city of Carson and Waste Resource … More California rolls out region’s first electric refuse truck

Natural Gas Is Still the King of Alternative Fuels


The alternative power choice that has made the deepest inroads into trucking and will remain a key player for years to come is natural gas. Whether in its more popular compressed (CNG) or liquefied (LNG) form, natural gas is proving to have staying power, even in the face of reasonably low and fairly steady diesel … More Natural Gas Is Still the King of Alternative Fuels

Seattle to ink new trash-collection contracts worth $850M


Originally published April 17, 2018 at 6:00 am Updated April 17, 2018 at 8:57 am The new 10-year contracts say the Recology and Waste Management trucks must be powered by 100 percent renewable fuels. The City Council voted unanimously Monday to clear Seattle Public Utilities (SPU) to sign new long-term contracts for solid-waste collection. The … More Seattle to ink new trash-collection contracts worth $850M

Why Alternative Fuel Vehicles Still Make Sense


There’s no denying that many early alternative fuel adopters made the transition years ago because gasoline and diesel were much more expensive in comparison. Although anyone at the pump knows traditional transportation fuel prices have remained relatively low for a while now, what might be in store for gasoline and diesel costs in the near … More Why Alternative Fuel Vehicles Still Make Sense

23 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)


When you look at the technology boom of the last century, you could say that we’ve come a long way. We’ve eradicated diseases, made international travel and communication possible, and come up with all sorts of gadgets to make our lives “easier.” ​While all of this technology may seem like a good thing, it is … More 23 Survival Skills that Our Great Grandparents Knew (That Most of Us Have Forgotten)