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

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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...Read More

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...Read More

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...Read More

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...Read More

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...Read More

New Castle School of Trades' Tour at Seneca Landfill

6/19/2019

This week, Seneca Landfill hosted a tour with 7 students training to be diesel technicians at the New Castle School of Trades (NCSOT). Instructor Rich Stevens and Assistant Director of Education Anthony Signoriello were also on site with the group from NCSOT. The purpose of the tour was to educate and show the students the many job opportunities that exist in the solid waste industry,...Read More

Jackson Township Cleanup June 2019

6/18/2019

Dates for the annual Clean Up days for Jackson Township have been announced.Jackson Township residents have received a coupon in their Spring 2019 Township Newsletter. Please bring your coupon, along with up to one truckload of unwanted items, to Seneca Landfill. For more information, visit http://www.jackson-township.com.Monday-Friday June 24-28 from 8am -2pmSaturday June 29 from...Read More

Lancaster Township's Clean-Up Week 2019

5/17/2019

Seneca Landfill has once again partnered with Lancaster Township to host its residents the week of June 3rd, 2019 to dispose of unwanted items.Lancaster Twp Clean-Up Days:June 3 - 7 from 8am - 2pmJune 8 from 8am - NoonNOTE: You will need to print the 2nd page of this PDF. It MUST BE PRESENTED IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE. PLEASE PRINT LEGIBLY. ACCEPTABLE ITEMS: Furniture, Tires (2 PER FAMILY, OFF THE...Read More

Lego-V CNG Station Awarded $352,800 AFIG Grant

5/13/2019

The Lego-V CNG Station, which recently won the 2019 PA Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence, is now the recipient of an Alternative Fuels Incentive Grant (AFIG). The $352,800 grant was the largest award given this year, and we are honored to have been selected for this significant investment.Since 1992, this PA Department of Environmental Protection award has aimed to "help to create new...Read More

Keystone SWANA's "Garbage to Gas Tour" at Seneca Landfill

4/26/2019

On April 24, Seneca Landfill hosted a tour for 18 members of the PA Keystone Chapter of the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA). We are grateful to partner with an organization focused on continuing education for waste industry professionals. The tour explored both Seneca's High BTU Landfill Gas processing plant and the Lego-V CNG Fueling Station. Participants were able to follow...Read More

DEA's 2019 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

4/25/2019

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled the National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, to be held on Saturday April 27th, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.To find your nearest location, visit https://takebackday.dea.gov/.If you have unused, unneeded prescription drugs, this is a safe, convenient, and responsible way to get rid of them. The Take Back Day provides an opportunity for...Read More

Celebrating Earth Day 2019

4/22/2019

Did you know that today marks the 49th Earth Day celebration? Beginning in 1970, Earth Day has been observed every April 22 with a worldwide effort to save and nurture the environment. For our small part, we continue to work to improve our recycling efforts. “Earth Day brings the world together to celebrate our planet. Recycling is a vital component in the health of both the environment and the...Read More

Lego-V CNG Station Wins 2019 PA Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence

4/16/2019

The Lego-V CNG Fueling Station at Seneca Landfill has received the 2019 PA Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.The Governor's Awards for Environmental Excellence are awarded each year by the PA Department of Environmental Protection. These awards highlight the best in environmental innovation and expertise throughout the Commonwealth. Each year the award is provided in recognition of...Read More

What Can (and Can’t) Be Recycled in 2019 

1/31/2019

View our Recycling GuideWe shared an update recently about the global changes happening in the recycling market and how it affects both our company and our clients.Despite all of the changes this year, recycling remains an important effort in preserving our planet and environment. The new limitations simply mean working to be more conscious of what we throw out and what we send on to be recycled....Read More

The End of an Era? Why “Easy” Recycling is Changing

1/18/2019

A recent FiveThirtyEight article stated that we’re approaching the end of the era of “easy recycling.” And in a way, we have to agree. Our industry is in a time of change and recycling as we’ve known it for the last few decades is evolving. At Vogel, we’re committed to staying ahead of these changes. We also want to provide our customers with the information needed to make this new recycling...Read More