The History of the Automated Side Loader – How One Small City Changed The Industry Forever


The modern refuse truck operator has it pretty easy today compared to his peers of yesteryear. Gone are the days of the “Vic Tanney” bodies and the driver lugging around 55 gallon drums on their backs. For haulers and drivers who collected trash for the majority of their lives, they were lucky if they could … More The History of the Automated Side Loader – How One Small City Changed The Industry Forever

Issues to Consider for Converting Your Garbage Truck Fleet to Natural Gas


This article looks at the practical implications for waste management firms and organizations, both private and public sectors, for moving their fleets to alternative fuels including what the options are, as well as some of the challenges and the benefits. This Article provides a high level of key issues to consider and “how to” guide on the subject looking at the practical considerations of making the switch including infrastructure. … More Issues to Consider for Converting Your Garbage Truck Fleet to Natural Gas

Biomass Energy – Clean Green Renewable Energy


Biomass Energy – Clean Green Renewable Energy, Biomass is currently one of the latest sources of renewable energy. Together with solar energy and wind power it makes a convincing argument for not using fossil fuels anymore and rather reverting to natural processes to obtain the energy / power that we need. Biomass consists of plant matter that is specifically grown for its ability to generate heat or electricity. Mostly this would mean that Biomass consists of dead plant matter, but plants that are still alive can also generate heat and are therefore also included in the term Biomass. … More Biomass Energy – Clean Green Renewable Energy

San Diego Won’t Sell It’s Miramar Landfill via WIH Resource Group, Inc.


San Diego Won’t Sell It’s Miramar Landfill via WIH Resource Group, Inc. San Diego Mayor Jerry Sanders is abandoning a potential sale of the Miramar Landfill — a key piece of his fiscal recovery plan — after three private companies withdrew from the bidding process without making an offer.

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Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Routing – Route Optimization – WIH Resource Group, Inc.


Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Routing – Route Optimization – WIH Resource Group, Inc. Whether you want to optimize solid waste or recycling collection routes for a fleet of 5 trucks or 150, or need routing for high density areas or point-to-point collection, WIH Resource Group provides both routing software tools as well as WIH’s Team of Field Route Auditors can perform manual route audits that make onroute waste collection and dispatch operations both efficient and cost-effective. … More Solid Waste Collection Vehicle Routing – Route Optimization – WIH Resource Group, Inc.