Future Fuels?

Ursery, Stephen
October 2007
Waste Age;Oct2007, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p4
Trade Publication
The author addresses the issue of whether the waste industry is on the brink of an alternative-fuel revolution. He mentions solid waste companies converting their fleet to the use of alternative fuels. One of them is Allied Waste Industries subsidiary in California, which announced that its 225-truck fleet will use B20, a blended fuel that consists of 20 percent biodiesel and 80 percent petroleum diesel.


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