Republic Services Adds 14 CNG Trucks to Washington State Fleet
On Monday, Republic Services announced the addition of 14 new CNG solid waste and recycling trucks to serve customers throughout greater Eastside, Washington. This addition brings the total number of CNG trucks operated by Republic in the greater Puget Sound area to 109. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks. Republic Services first installed a natural gas fueling station at its Bellevue location in 2010, and recently completed construction to expand CNG truck capacity at the station. Republic Services operates a fleet of more than 2,200 CNG vehicles and 38 natural gas fueling stations nationwide. Approximately 50 percent of all Republic vehicles purchased in 2014 are powered by natural gas.