Truck News


  • Mack leading the charge with electric LR

    January 9, 2020 4:18PM by James Menzies

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack Trucks has taken the wraps off the industry’s first fully-electric refuse truck to be put into service, a Mack LR Electric, which will soon be deployed by the New York City Department of Sanitation (DSNY).

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    Mack Museum pays tribute to refuse industry

    June 19, 2019 9:02AM by Truck News

    ALLENTOWN, Pa. – Mack is highlighting the refuse industry through a special exhibit at the Mack Trucks Historical Museum in Allentown, Pa. The exhibit is titled: Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry. If features three antique Mack

  • Bendix reduces waste, energy consumption

    February 13, 2018 7:00AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio – Bendix has announced it has diverted 96% of the waste created at its plants in 2017, while also reducing its energy usage by seven million kilowatt hours over the past three years. The company is on target

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    Mack debuts refuse truck upgrades at Waste & Recycling Expo

    October 30, 2017 10:03AM by James Menzies

    NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. – Mack Trucks has introduced a more ergonomic seat for its LR model in right-hand stand-up/sit-down drive configurations, in response to complaints about the limited range of seating configurations available in the previous design. Curtis Dorwart, Mack

  • Waste haulers to compete June 10

    June 9, 2017 7:17AM by Truck News

    LONDON, Ont. – Some of Ontario’s top waste haulers will be competing June 10, as part of the Ontario Waste Management Association’s (OWMA) annual truck driving championships. The competition will be held at the City of London’s Material Recycling Facility

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    Mack brings telematics to LR model refuse truck

    November 11, 2016 10:39AM by James Menzies

    TORONTO, Ont. – Mack Truck has brought its GuardDog Connect telematics platform to its LR model refuse truck. The system is now available across the entire line of Mack Trucks. GuardDog Connect monitors fault codes that could lead to unscheduled

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    Ryder looks to help manage fuelling needs in waste segment

    December 19, 2014 8:25AM by Truck News

    HOUSTON, Texas — Ryder Fuel Systems says it can help refuse fleets improve their fuelling processes and reduce costs. The company has produced a new white paper, Automated Fuel Management Services Deliver Results and Profitability in the Waste Industry, to

  • Progressive Waste Solutions invests in CNG trucks and infrastructure

    October 24, 2014 6:29PM by Carolyn Gruske

    TORONTO, Ont. – Despite the chilling effects an extremely cold winter had on its trucks, Progressive Waste Solutions Ltd. is determined to more than double the size of its CNG fleet, and to build the necessary supporting infrastructure. David West,