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Garbage truck or dustcart refers to a truck specially designed to collect municipal solid waste and haul the collected waste to a solid waste treatment facility such as a landfill. Other common names for this type of truck include trash truck in the United States, and rubbish truck, bin wagon, dustbin lorry, bin lorry or bin van elsewhere. Technical names include waste collection vehicle and refuse collection vehicle. These trucks are a common sight in most urban areas.

Invisible Tech

Invisible Tech

Innovations seem to come at us at all corners, and at an ever-escalating pace—cell phones, new fuel cars, new efficient heating, and appliances that seem to do everything but feed your pets a balanced diet and mow your lawn remotely. The truth is, some gadgets actually do perform those functions.

How to Spec a Trash Truck for Longer Life and Productivity

How to Spec a Trash Truck for Longer Life and Productivity

The cost and the complexity of collection trucks continue to increase. With deteriorating road conditions and higher pressure for performance, budget is no longer the only significant factor in a hauler’s purchase decision. Meeting the demands of an industry known for operating in the most severe conditions, a truck must

New Horizons

New Horizons

Throughout the market, municipal solid waste (MSW) collection vehicle manufacturers are offering various cutting-edge technologies and hint at possible changes that may translate from “science fiction” to reality.

EJ Equipment Company Becomes Heil Dealer Serving Northern Illinois

EJ Equipment Company Becomes Heil Dealer Serving Northern Illinois

Chattanooga, TN. (June 1, 2016) — EJ Equipment, Northern Illinois’ premier municipal and contractor distributor, has joined the Heil Dealer Network. As a result, EJ Equipment will now offer customers throughout Northern Illinois a full line of Heil front loader, rear loader, roll off and automated refuse collection vehicles, as

McNeilus Celebrates 25 Years in the Refuse Industry

McNeilus Celebrates 25 Years in the Refuse Industry

DODGE CENTER, MN (Feb. 11, 2016) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE: OSK) company, is proud to announce 25 years of service to the refuse industry. In 1991, McNeilus entered the market with the PacStar Rear Loader. This year, McNeilus celebrates its silver anniversary and a

Spec’ing Trash Trucks

The cost and the complexity of collection trucks continue to increase. With deteriorating road conditions and higher pressure for performance, budget is no longer the only significant factor in a hauler’s purchase decision. Meeting the demands of an industry known for operating in the most severe conditions, a truck must

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