Seneca Landfill News & Industry Updates

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Lancaster Township Clean-Up Day 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

Seneca Partners with Harmony Volunteer Fire Department

4/19/2019

Representatives from Lego-V and the Harmony Volunteer Fire Department had a productive meeting this week.Seneca Landfill's team presented updates on the methane detectors and fire detection system at the Lego-V High BTU Plant. The group discussed recommendations for fire safety and prevention at the facility's two buildings. Once the second building is complete, the fire department will return...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

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 Seneca, 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

2019 Christmas Tree Recycling in Butler County  

1/3/2019

On behalf of Butler County, Seneca Landfill will be accepting Christmas trees for recycling. The cost is $5 per tree, and the program will run through January 31, 2019. Please note that this program is only for real, natural trees, not synthetic or artificial trees.Christmas trees can be dropped off at 421 Hartmann Rd, Evans City, PA. Ask for assistance at the scale house when you enter the...Read More

Seneca Landfill, Inc. Announces Operator of the Year for 2018

12/28/2018

Seneca Landfill, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2018 Operator of the Year Award, Dennis Alcorn. Dennis is a bulldozer operator and Operations Supervisor and has been with the company for over 25 years. Dennis has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and is always a team player. He has served as a mentor in both a professional capacity as our lead...Read More

Holiday Recycling and Waste Reduction Tips

12/18/2018

It’s no secret that the holiday season means lots of extra garbage bags of crinkled wrapping paper and holiday party leftovers. From Thanksgiving through New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent. Sure, your trash collection company will whisk it away with your usual garbage. But we can also all make small changes to reduce our waste this holiday season. Check out some of...Read More

Vogel's CNG Station Featured in Waste360

11/5/2018

Vogel Holding's compressed natural gas (CNG) stations have been featured in Waste360. Click here to read the full article.The two CNG stations - one at Seneca Landfill and one at Vogel Disposal Service in Mars - are part of our effort for end-to-end responsibility.The Lego-V CNG station has been attracting a lot of attention as the first of its kind in Pennsylvania. After capturing methane from...Read More

New "Slow Down to Get Around" Law in PA 

10/31/2018

In a few weeks, PA will become the newest state with a "Slow Down to Get Around" law. This legislation was written to help keep waste collection employees safe, and to educate drivers on how to safely pass collection vehicles on the road.Here's what you need to know:"Section 4572.2 ... requires solid waste collection vehicles to activate a bright yellow strobe light affixed to the roof while...Read More

DEA’s 2018 Prescription Drug Take Back Day

10/24/2018

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, to be held on Saturday October 27th, 2018 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

ACT Feature: "A Unique Approach to Renewable Fuel Market Development"

10/5/2018

In a recent ACT News executive interview, Ed Vogel of Vogel Holding and Seneca Landfill discusses his unique approach to renewable fuel market development, highlighting how Vogel became the first company in Pennsylvania to refine landfill gas into RNG for vehicle fuel. "Ed Vogel Sr. started the company’s first municipal waste landfill in 1965, the Seneca Landfill in Butler County. More than a...Read More

Be Septic Smart

10/2/2018

Seneca Landfill is dedicated to improving our communities and protecting our environment. We have experts on staff to ensure that we're keeping the water and air around us clean, pure and healthy.Part of our mission is to raise awareness about how you can play a part, too. Household pollution is one of the leading contributors of environmental problems, including groundwater contamination. Along...Read More