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| April 24, 2012

Hybrid Garbage Truck Ribbon Cutting!

CleanScapes is thrilled to announce the arrival of the Puget Sound's first "hybrid" garbage trucks. The trucks, technically called Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) vehicles, store energy captured when breaking and use it for future acceleration. This technology translates to up to 30% fuel savings and cleaner air for the communities we serve. Want to learn more? Come see the new trucks on Tuesday, April 24th at Des Moines City Hall at our ribbon cutting event.


Press Release | April 24, 2012

Puget Sound’s Most Environmentally-Friendly Truck Unveiled

~ CleanScapes and City of Des Moines welcome HLA truck to City ~

DES MOINES, WA – (April 24, 2012) – Today, CleanScapes and the City of Des Moines celebrated the arrival of a new environmentally-friendly truck. The Hydraulic Launch Assist (HLA) truck is the first hybrid garbage truck in the Northwest.


Press Release | May 17, 2012

CleanScapes Joins Forterra’s Carbon Capturing Companies (C3)

-Company will mitigate all carbon emissions from collections fleet in 2012-

SEATTLE, WA – (May 17, 2012) – CleanScapes announced today that they will be one of the first companies to join the ranks of Forterra’s Carbon Capturing Companies (C3). Seattle’s biggest names in music, sports and business are voluntarily calculating, reducing and helping mitigate their carbon footprint through a new tree planting program.

Along with CleanScapes, C3 founding partners include Pearl Jam, the Seattle Sounders FC, the Seattle Seahawks, the Seattle Mariners, Outdoor Research, Molly Moon’s Ice Cream, Woodland Park Zoo, Cherry Street Coffee, Glassybaby, Stream Real Estate, GLY Construction, and the Seattle Aquarium. This unique group of businesses and non-profits will annually plant trees that will sequester the carbon emitted by their operations.


In The News | June 15, 2012

CleanScapes unveils natural gas garbage truck, wildlife-resistant containers for Issaquah

The next garbage hauler for most Issaquah residents, CleanScapes, rolled out a compressed-natural gas truck and wildlife-resistant containers in recent days, as the company prepares to start service in the city.

The contract between Seattle-based CleanScapes and the city starts July 1, though service in the city does not commence until July 2 because July 1 is a Sunday.



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