# What is the cost per mile for a garbage truck?

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The cost per mile for a garbage truck varies somewhat with the price of diesel fuel and the age and condition of the truck. On average, the fuel cost per mile for a garbage truck is about \$1.33 if diesel fuel is selling for \$3.99 per gallon. The trucks generally average 3 miles per gallon of fuel.

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