The company spent two years researching manufacturers of equipment and companies that have converted fleets to CNG. Staff visited facilities in three states and interviewed collection company drivers, mechanics, and management that had in depth experience with this type of equipment.
The truck Rogue Disposal purchased features a Wittke 40 cubic yard frontload body with a Cummins ISL-G 320 horsepower engine coupled to an Allison 6-speed refuse special transmission. The new truck is currently filling at the Rogue Valley Transit District fuel station, which is being updated to a 3600 psi fast fill site.
Source: Rogue Disposal & Recycling Inc.