Natural Gas – Conversions, Vehicles and Technology

Georgia Refuse Company Launches CNG Station

September 22, 2015 - Press Release

Photo courtesy of Advanced Disposal.
Photo courtesy of Advanced Disposal.

Advanced Disposal opened its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station at its hauling facility in Macon, Ga., the refuse and recycling company announced.

Fifteen of the company’s trucks fill up at the station every night, and Advanced Disposal plans to expand the CNG share of its 3,100-vehicle fleet as diesel trucks reach the end of their useful life.

“Approximately 12 percent of our collection routes run on CNG,” said Advanced Disposal CEO Richard Burke. “We will increase our CNG fleet to 15 percent by the end of 2015. CNG is a cleaner fuel source than diesel, which lowers our company’s carbon footprint while reducing costs of operations. This helps us achieve our goals of being good stewards of the environment while enhancing stakeholder returns.”

Located at 2201 Trade Dr., the Macon CNG station was a $1.6 million investment and is the only multi-truck CNG station in the metro area, according to Advanced Disposal. About 25 percent of Advanced Disposal’s collection routes in the Macon area run on CNG.

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