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You may not often think about how garbage impacts your daily life. But the truth is, our industry is often newsworthy! From changes in the recycling industry to new ways of minimizing greenhouse gases, the waste and recycling industry is making headlines.

Recent news articles featuring the Vogel Holding, Inc. family of businesses are collected below.

Construction site of SR 89 Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System in Butler County, PA.

PA Environmental Digest


Construction Of SR89 Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System Has Begun In Washington Twp., Butler County

Vogel Disposal Service has begun work with the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition to construct an acid mine drainage treatment system in Washington Township. This project will focus on treating abandoned mine drainage and restoring mine lands within the Slippery Rock Creek watershed.

You can read more here.

Butler Eagle news article.

Butler Eagle Feature


Storm cleanup effort continues in Evans City

Cleanup efforts are still in progress in Evans City following last week’s storm which caused extensive damage in the area. Vogel Disposal worked with the Connoquenessing Valley Regional Emergency Management Agency (CVREMA) to provide dumpsters throughout the area to help residents dispose of trash and debris from the storm.

You can read more here.

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Butler Eagle news article.

Butler Eagle Feature


Landfill collecting, converting gas

The Butler Eagle recently published a feature on Vogel's CNG production and Lego-V Station at Seneca Landfill. Ed Vogel, VP of Vogel Holdings, discussed the groundbreaking work being done at Seneca as well as the recent $352,800 AFIG grant award from the Pennslyvania EPA to expand these efforts further.

You can read more here.

Butler Eagle subscribers can also click here.

Liner system at Seneca Landfill in Butler County, PA.

Allied News Feature

Landfill Owner Explains Plans

Work is progressing on a new liner system at the Seneca Landfill, and Tri-County Industries Inc. is hoping to install the same setup on its property.

This feature explains what is in the works at both facilities. Read the full article here.

Allied News article.

Allied News Feature 


Vogel: Landfill would cut costs, create new jobs

The Tri-County Landfill re-opening will allow for substantially lower costs while also creating new jobs in the area.  Our commitment to both the community and the environment remain central to this plan, which was covered by Allied News' Monica Pryts in a new feature on the project. 

You can read the full article here.

Butler Eagle news article.

Butler Eagle Feature


Garbage to Gas: Seneca Landfill gas system wins environmental award

The Lego-V CNG Facility at Seneca Landfill received a front-page feature for winning the 2019 PA Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

The station converts the landfill's methane into compressed natural gas, which is then used instead of diesel to fuel trucks. The CNG station helps close the loop and reduce carbon emissions.

Of the 18 award recipients, Seneca Landfill's CNG station was the only winner from Butler County.

The feature can be read by Butler Eagle subscribers here.

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