Compacting waste in the Canary Islands

The municipality of Tias on the Spanish island of Lanzarote ordered a fleet of 28 Kiggen portable compactors from Geesinknorba Spain. This was in conjunction with a 10-year contract awarded to private contractor Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas (FCC), Spain’s largest environmental services contractor, to provide a range of services to the municipality over the…

‘Go 2 Zero’ trucks for ASW Amsterdam

In addition to their refuse collection vehicles that already run on biofuel, ASW (Afvalservice West) in Amsterdam has also been using the ‘Go 2 Zero’ Biofuel/electric hybrid vehicle. “During the refuse collection, the over 20,000 kg monster truck runs entirely on alternative fuels. The hybrid collection vehicle, which runs on Biofuel, has been designed for heavy-duty work.…