Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Flatbed Dumper Features Log Loader and More

Barr International provided the International chassis and J&J Truck Equipment personnel installed a Knapheide flatbed dumper and a Prentice crane to the rear of the cab. The flatbed body also features removable sides, double swing steel grate tailgate, and underbody tool boxes. The customer, Wicomico County in Maryland, will primarily use the truck to pick up whitegoods (washers, dryers, refrigerators, etc.) and take them to recycling centers within the county. Metal from whitegoods can be recycled again and again to make new products.

Wicomico County, on a daily average, processes 290 tons of solid waste along with a regional recycling facility that processes recyclable materials for end users. In addition, it also operates 11 convenience centers, (that accept recyclables) and nine recycling convenience drop-off centers.

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