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

NATIONAL RECYCLING COALITION (NRC) LIMPS INTO CHAPTER 7 FILING


On the heels of the failed vote to merge with Keep America Beautiful, the National Recycling Coalition Board voted today to pursue a Chapter 7 bankruptcy filing, ending the organization’s 30-year run as the nation’s largest non-profit recycling advocacy organization.

“This really is a very sad day for an organization that doesn’t get nearly the attention it deserves,” said Bob Gedert, executive director of the California Resource Recovery Association and NRC Board member. “We need to acknowledge the truly heroic efforts of everyone who worked so hard to make this organization work as long as it did.”
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New York City – Town of Smithtown NY Chooses CNG to Cut Refuse Collection Costs


Faced with rising refuse collection costs, the Town of Smithtown, New York, decided to require its refuse collection contractors to use compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks. It was the first New York municipality to institute such a requirement. On January 1, 2007, the 30 contractor-owned diesel refuse trucks collecting solid waste and recyclables from the town’s 116,000 residents were replaced by 22 CNG models.

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Is Man-Made Global Warming Real? – The Number of Skeptics is Swelling – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…


Is Man-Made Global Warming Real – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…Steve Fielding recently asked the Obama administration to reassure him on the science of man-made global warming. When the administration proved unhelpful, Mr. Fielding decided to vote against climate-change legislation. A growing number of Australian politicians, scientists and citizens once again doubt the science of human-caused global warming. Earlier this year he published “Heaven and Earth,” a damning critique of the “evidence” underpinning man-made global warming. … More Is Man-Made Global Warming Real? – The Number of Skeptics is Swelling – Many Scientists Beg to Differ…