Republic Services Deploys 20 CNG Trash Trucks in Missouri
On Wednesday, Republic Services announced the addition of 20 CNG solid waste and recycling trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Springfield, Missouri area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of CNG trucks operated by Republic throughout the state of Missouri to 119. Republic installed a natural gas fueling station at its Springfield location to support its new fleet. One-third of the waste and recycling collection trucks serving the Springfield area are now powered by natural gas. 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 natural-gas powered.