Republic Services® Expands Natural Gas-Powered Fleet Serving Greater Denver Area

More than Half of Its Colorado Fleet Now Powered by the Domestic Fuel Source

DENVER, Aug. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services® announced today the addition of 17 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) solid waste collection trucks to its fleet serving customers throughout the greater Denver area. The CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated by the Company throughout Colorado to 108.

"We are passionate about sustainability, and understand its importance to our customers," said Randy Johnson, general manager of Republic Services' Denver hauling division. "This fleet upgrade represents a significant investment in cleaner, safer and more efficient vehicles for the Denver community. It also embodies the responsibility we assume for doing our part to preserve Colorado's considerable natural beauty for future generations." 

Republic Services operates a natural gas fueling station at its Commerce City location, which  supports its expanding Denver-based CNG fleet. Half of the Company's fleet serving the greater Denver metropolitan area is now powered by this domestic fuel source.