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"Since the switch to Neste MY Renewable Diesel, we have had a significant reduction in maintenance costs"

Bobby Hughes
Shop Supervisor, Turlock

 

100% of Turlock's fleet
runs on renewable diesel

 

Service more than
20,000 customers

 

One of the

longest operating three cart systems
in California

 

Turlock Scavenger uses waste and residue-derived from Neste MY Renewable Diesel to fuel its waste collection operations.

Turlock Scavenger, a waste collection and recycling company in Central California, founded in 1935. It is one of the longest- operating three cart systems in the state of California. They provide residential waste services to more than 20,000 customers and commercial and industrial waste services to the city of Turlock and portions of Stanislaus County, CA. 

3 challenges faced by Turlock

  1. Reduce maintenance costs 
  2. Reduce the need for frequent filter changes 
  3. Environmental impact on local neighborhoods serviced

 “Since the switch to Neste MY Renewable Diesel, we have had no maintenance issues. The trucks are running exceptionally well,” “In the past we were having to change filters often. Switching to renewable diesel has helped us save on routine maintenance costs.” said Bobby Hughes, Shop Supervisor.

Solution

Reduced Maintenance Means Less Downtime and More Deliveries

Turlock switched its fleet of diesel engines to run on Neste MY Renewable Diesel and is reporting significant reductions in maintenance costs. According to Bobby Hughes, shop supervisor for Turlock Scavenger, switching to Neste MY Renewable Diesel has caused a significant improvement in the vehicles’ engine performance. “Since the switch to Neste MY Renewable Diesel, we have had no maintenance issues. The trucks are running exceptionally well,” Hughes said. “In the past we were having to change filters often. Switching to renewable diesel has helped us save on routine maintenance costs.”

Hughes is also very pleased that renewable diesel’s clean-burning properties are improving the air quality of the neighborhoods Turlock Scavenger serves. “The switch was easy,” he said. “Doing our part to better the environment we live in is very important to us.”

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