Newcastle and Lake Macquarie councils eye electric, hydrogen future for their waste trucks

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By Max McKinney
November 25 2021 - 8:00pm
COULD BE ON THE WAY OUT: A diesel garbage truck collecting domestic garbage in Newcastle in 2011. The council hopes to transition its fleet to electric trucks. A business case is expected to be presented to councillors in May.

City of Newcastle has delayed replacing four diesel green-waste trucks while it investigates buying electric vehicles instead.

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Max McKinney

Journalist at Newcastle Herald

Max McKinney is a sports reporter with the Newcastle Herald. He previously worked in news, reporting on local government and transport. He is covering the Newcastle Knights in 2022, along with local sport.

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