Tag: refuse truck

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.

Keys to Selecting a New Collection Vehicle

Keys to Selecting a New Collection Vehicle

A trash hauler should buy a collection vehicle based on his needs, but those needs vary from region to region and from application to application. Other factors also affect the decision. Trends have changed: The truck that was popular 10 years ago is not the most popular now. Emissions

Hybrid Technology Winds Up in the Landfill

Hybrid Technology Winds Up in the Landfill

I recently told you about the electric collection vehicle that was being tested by Los Angeles Sanitation (LASAN). The electric refuse truck was developed by BYD and Wayne Engineering and put through a four month pilot project this year on the same routes as LASAN’s regular collection vehicles. It delivered

Body of Work

Body of Work

A trash hauler should buy a collection vehicle based on his needs, but those needs vary from region to region and from application to application. Other factors also affect the decision. Trends have changed: The truck that was popular 10 years ago is not the most popular now. Emissions

It’s Electrifying!

It’s Electrifying!

I’ve been telling you about the idea of running fleet vehicles on electric power; specifically collection trucks. The good news now is that the concept is not only moving forward, it’s evolving at tremendous speed and with a lot of torque.

The City of Los Angeles’ sanitation department, LA Sanitation (LASAN)

Volvo CE Unveils 100% Electric Compact Excavator Prototype

Volvo CE Unveils 100% Electric Compact Excavator Prototype

Volvo Construction Equipment demonstrated the EX2—a fully electric compact excavator that delivers zero emissions, 10 times higher efficiency, 10 times lower noise levels and reduced total cost of ownership—at the Volvo Group Innovation Summit in London.

2016-09-09 Day one of Volvo Construction Equipment Exploration days in Eskilstuna

McNeilus Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Perkins Automated Containers

McNeilus Becomes Exclusive Distributor of Perkins Automated Containers

DODGE CENTER, Minn. (June 8, 2016) – McNeilus Truck & Manufacturing, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation (NYSE:OSK) company, is now the exclusive distributor of Perkins automated containers.

“Providing customers with more options to best fit their needs is one of our primary objectives, and this initiative with Perkins helps us accomplish that,”

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

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