The latest news from Vogel Disposal Service. Look here for announcements, special information and notifications.

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Coronavirus Update

3/16/2020

The health and safety of our employees and their families is of critical importance to our company. As the impact of the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) outbreak continues to evolve, our company’s attention falls directly on the safety and wellbeing of our employees, families, and the communities in which we serve. We are closely following the recommendations by health and industry leaders...

How to Properly Dispose of Old Batteries

12/26/2019

Have you ever wondered how you should dispose of your old batteries? You’re not alone. In fact, roughly 29 percent of Americans aren’t sure how to dispose of their old batteries. Many consumers tend to put them in their recycling bin or end up hoarding them. However, both of these methods are incorrect. To make things even more complex, there are many different kinds of batteries. So how do you...

Vogel Disposal Service, Inc. Announces Driver of the Year for 2019

12/23/2019

Mars, PA – Vogel Disposal Service, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2019 Driver of the Year Award, Earl Skiff, Jr. Earl is a driver in the Roll-Off Department and has been with the company for 16 years. He has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. We are fortunate to have him as part...

Vogel Holiday Door Decorating Contest

12/16/2019

'Tis the season when everything gets a bit more jolly.This year, the staff at Vogel Disposal Service engaged in the holiday hijinks of a door decorating competition. We knew our employees were talented, but they truly blew us away with their creative skills! Everyone is a winner.Below is a gallery of some of their work. Stop into the office and experience the winter wonderland we've created.

What to do with Glass (December 2019)

12/9/2019

Many of you are wondering what to do with glass. There have been many changes in the industry over the past year, which has presented some confusion. We appreciate your patience as we have adapted to the industry and the market in planning how to best make use of glass.Glass will be collected in your recycling container from your municipality to be repurposed for another use.Glass is repurposed,...

‘Tis The Season for Responsible Recycling!

12/3/2019

As we inch closer to the holidays, you’ll probably be busy with last-minute shopping and wrapping gifts for loved ones. It’s undoubtedly a chaotic time of year and recycling is probably the last thing on your mind. But did you know the amount of trash produced in the US increases by 25 percent during the holidays? That’s about one million tons of extra garbage every week! By reducing how much we...

Seneca Landfill Completes Acid Mine Treatment System

11/14/2019

This summer, Seneca Landfill, Inc. (Seneca) completed construction of an acid mine treatment system in Washington Township, Butler County on PA State Game Lands #95. The area was abandoned and left unreclaimed following past coal mining activity on the property. Acid Mine Drainage (AMD) from a seep known as SR89 was discharging directly into Slippery Rock Creek, polluting the water and damaging...

Celebrating Our American Heroes, Thanking Our Employees

11/8/2019

Veterans Day, observed November 11th, is a time to reflect on the brave men and women that served in the United States Armed Forces. We honor this important holiday by celebrating the heroes who selflessly and courageously gave of themselves for our country and our freedom. We are especially grateful to all of our employees at Vogel Disposal that are veterans.Vogel Welcomes Veterans to ApplyVogel...

 DEA's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day Set for October 26th

10/23/2019

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day to be held on Saturday, October 26, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.To find your nearest location, visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/.If you have any expired or unwanted prescription drugs in your home, clean out your medicine cabinet on October 26th and dispose of your old prescriptions in a...

Seneca Landfill - A Modern Day Landfill

9/30/2019

Ever wonder where your garbage goes?Seneca Landfill is a cutting-edge facility serving the needs of customers throughout Western Pennsylvania and Ohio by accepting a wide range of non-hazardous waste. But that's just the beginning of what they do for Vogel Holding, Inc's clients and our community."By permit, Seneca Landfill is a landfill. By my description, Seneca Landfill is a renewable natural...

Propane Tank Explodes, Causes Waste Management Truck to Catch Fire

8/23/2019

Image courtesy of WPXI.com.A Waste Management truck in Peters Township caught fire this week when a propane tank ignited.A grill had been put out for garbage collection, with the propane tank hidden inside. When the garbage truck picked up the grill and began to compact the waste, the tank ignited, setting the truck on fire. Thankfully, no one was hurt.Please note that you should never put...

Victoria Vogel Featured by NWRA

8/23/2019

Victoria Vogel has been selected for the National Waste and Recycling Association's FILA Feature.Victoria is the daughter of Doug Vogel, Vice President of Vogel Disposal Service, Inc. Victoria joined FILA because "I want to follow in my dad, Doug Vogel's, footsteps within the company, getting Involved in FILA was a great way to get started."FILA is the Future Industry Leaders Alliance sponsored by...

PA Gov. Wolf Announces $8.5M in Grants to Reduce Transportation Pollution

8/5/2019

On August 1, 2019, Governor Tom Wolf announced that 34 projects across PA would receive a total of $8.5 million in grants and rebates as part of Driving PA Forward. The funds come from PA's share of Volkswagen Group of America's settlement for cheating on U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) emissions tests.The funds will be used by different initiatives focused on reducing transportation...

3rd Party Payment Warning: Don't Use Doxo!

7/31/2019

We want our customers to be aware of a third-party online bill pay system called Doxo. We have been receiving complaints that this company has set up online payment pages, claiming to be for Vogel Disposal Service.Doxo is not an approved vendor or partner for Vogel Disposal Service. We do not contract with any third-party bill pay systems. The only true, verified way to pay your bill online is...

What Happens When The Wrong Things Go Into Recycling?

7/15/2019

Have you ever looked at something and thought, "I wonder if this is recyclable?" You look for a label, but you're still not sure. So you decide it's the right thing to put it in the recycling bin, just to be safe.Although you have the best intentions, improper recycling (or "wishcycling") has consequences for the whole waste management system. We appreciate your desire to recycle - it's so...