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Yokohama's Latest Zero-Landfill Operation

Zero is important at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, LLC (YTMV), especially when it comes to waste. The Salem, Va., facility has become the latest Yokohama manufacturing plant to be a zero landfill operation.

Kenworth Plant Earns Top Workplace Award

Kenworth's assembly plant in Renton, Wash., recently earned a 2015 Best Workplace for Waste Prevention and Recycling Award from the King County (Wash.) Solid Waste Division for exceptional efforts to reduce, reuse and recycle.

When Hybrid Batteries Die

The batteries in hybrid vehicles today are based on nickel-metal hydride technology. They last a long time, but not forever. Here is what to do when the battery in a hybrid dies.

Cyclng Truck Bodies: Is It a Good or Bad Idea?

As the cost of truck bodies increases due to rising material costs, recycling bodies on new chassis can become more attractive. However, the cost of vehicle downtime to allow for remounting needs to be taken into account.