Republic Services rolling out more CNG refuse trucks

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC. CNG TRUCKSRepublic Services, Inc. Monday announced the deployment of 79 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks throughout greater Indianapolis.

The new CNG fleet replaced older diesel powered trucks.

Monday’s rollout marked at least the third wave of Republic CNG trucks to hit the streets to close out 2013.

In November, the company deployed an additional 49 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste and recycling trucks in the greater Houston, Texas area. The company says has introduced a total of 104 new CNG trucks in and around Houston within the past year, replacing older diesel powered trucks.

In October, the company announced the deployment of 53 CNG trucks to serve customers throughout the Charleston, S.C. metro area. 

Republic says it operates nearly 1,500 CNG vehicles and 26 natural gas fueling stations nationwide. Approximately 50 percent of all Republic vehicles purchased in 2013 are powered by the domestic fuel source.