Electric-Powered Garbage Trucks Being Used In Hempstead

In a first on Long Island, electric-powered garbage trucks will hit the road.

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DANA TYLER: A first for Long Island. Electric-powered garbage trucks will soon hit the road. Hempstead town officials showed off the new clean energy fleet, calling it the "fleet of the future." The town is testing two garbage trucks that are state of the art with zero emissions. These new trucks will be used for garbage collection later this year.