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Waste and recycling fleet technology

Fleets are essential to the waste and recycling industry, with tens of thousands of trucks running in the U.S. and Canada every day. Technology to help improve safety and monitor the materials being collected continues to evolve, and both private- and public-sector haulers are increasingly focused on route efficiency to minimize emissions and costs.

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  • Collection trucks get AI upgrades to fight contamination
  • How fast-growing cities have rerouted their collection systems
  • Bidirectional charging could unlock new potential for waste fleet electrification
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Davide Savenije Editor-in-Chief at Industry Dive.