Disposal expert Econic works with two sealed compartments for separate waste flows.
Northeast of London, in the county of Hertfordshire, lies the administrative district of Dacorum. The region comprises towns and historical villages with more than 150,000 inhabitants. The community had already opted for 11 Econic refuse vehicles back in 2020. And now it is concentrating on building on its stock. The fleet has already been further extended, with the addition of 25 new Econic models. And the bodies of the vehicles have also been optimised.
Double the utility.
The bodies are from Geesinknorba, one of the biggest providers of refuse collection vehicles and compressors in Europe. All the new Econic vehicles at Dacorum Council are equipped with two sealed compartments which can be operated independently of one another. This means that two waste streams – for example residual waste and recyclable foodstuffs – can be collected and disposed of separately. A huge bonus for the related processing steps and a foundation that can be built on in future.
Proven in practice.
The outstanding properties of the Econic in disposal operations were a decisive factor for reordering from Mercedes-Benz Special Trucks. Transportation manager Simon Smith puts it in a nutshell: "The vehicles we put into operation last year met all of our requirements without exception."
The Econic models proved their worth in everyday work with high reliability and long operating times, good safety and efficiency. "Every morning our vehicles start first time – and that is crucial, as the teams start work at 6.30 a.m. on the dot. This reliability has also been confirmed when talking to other communities who place their trust in the Econic," Simon Smith explains.