Recent WCA Happenings
WCA Waste Corporation Opens First Public Access Compressed Natural Gas Fueling Station on the 1-75 corridor in Florida
From Left to Right holding the Ribbon Kim Worley – City of Waldo Representatives from Local Elected offices Skip McCall – WCA Milton W. Towns – Alachua County Thor Wishart - Gainesville Regional Utilities Director of the Gainesville Chamber of Commerce Co
WCA is proud to launch its first public Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Fueling Station. The new station located at 5002 SW 41stBlvd, in Gainesville, Florida is open to the public 24/7 and can accommodate a variety of natural gas vehicles ranging in size from passenger cars to heavy-duty trucks. It also accepts all major credit cards and fleet cards.
Natural gas vehicles show an average reduction in ozone-forming emissions of 80 percent compared to gasoline vehicles. “We are proud to offer the residents and businesses of Florida a cleaner fuel alternative in transportation to reduce green house emissions and improve air quality throughout the region,” stated Bob Shires, WCA Regional Vice President. “WCA embraces new opportunities and methods to advance our sustainability efforts in the community. The opening of this CNG station is the next step at ensuring we keep the environment of Central Florida clean and beautiful for future generations.”
WCA is the preferred Solid Waste and Recycling provider in the City of Gainesville and Alachua County and serves as the region’s leader in commercial solid waste and recycling services. In addition, WCA is also the official sustainability partner of the University of Florida and has successfully designed Solid Waste Reduction and Recycling programs that have placed the University at the forefront of best Solid Waste Management Practices.