Seneca Landfill News & Industry Updates

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Newest Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System in Butler County Performing Well

7/27/2020

One year after its construction, Butler County's newest passive mining drainage treatment system has been successful at improving water conditions.The SR89 passive treatment system, located in Slippery Rock Creek, was constructed in 2019 by Seneca Landfill, Inc. The project was intended to offset and mitigate stream impacts resulting from our mine permit and landfill extension project.Water...

Jackson Township Clean-Up Days 2020

6/15/2020

Dates for the annual Clean Up days for Jackson Township have been announced.Jackson Township residents have received a coupon in the mail from the township. Please bring your coupon and ID, along with up to one truckload of unwanted items, to Seneca Landfill. Jackson Twp:June 22 - 26 from 8am - 2pmJune 27 from 8am - Noon**JACKSON TOWNSHIP RESIDENTS ONLY – LIMIT ONE (1) TRUCKLOAD PER HOUSEHOLD**...

Lancaster Township's Clean-Up 2020

5/29/2020

Seneca Landfill has once again partnered with Lancaster Township to help residents dispose of unwanted items.Lancaster Twp Clean-Up Days:June 8 - 12 from 8am - 2pmJune 13 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 RIM), Empty Paint Cans (dried is...

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...

Seneca and TC Recycling First Aid, CPR & AED Training

12/23/2019

Representatives from Seneca Landfill and TC Recycling received their biennial training certifications for completion of the First Aid, CPR and AED Training Course. The training was performed by and held at Harmony EMS in Lancaster Township on December 5, 2019.The course incorporated the latest science and taught students to recognize and care for a variety of first aid emergencies such as cuts,...

‘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...

Students Tour Seneca Landfill and Learn About Career Opportunities

11/26/2019

On November 21st, Seneca Landfill hosted a tour for 16 students training to be diesel technicians at New Castle School of Trades (NCSOT). The purpose of the tour was to educate students on how many career opportunities exist not only in the solid waste industry but at the Vogel companies. The tour also allowed students to get an inside look at our industry-leading facilities and the equipment used...

Seneca Landfill Employees Practice Annual Confined Space Training

11/26/2019

During the week of November 18th, Seneca Landfill performed its annual Confined Space Training with its employees. Confined spaces are defined as spaces with limited or restricted means for entry and exit. They are not designated for continuous occupancy. Seneca Landfill has many confined spaces at its location including tanks, pump stations, and manholes. Seneca Landfill emphasizes to its...

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 Seneca Landfill that are veterans. Seneca Landfill Welcomes Veterans...

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 Open House Introduces Community to Modern Landfill

10/14/2019

On Saturday, October 12th, the staff at Seneca Landfill hosted the first-ever Open House at our facilities.The goal of the event was to create an open, transparent dialogue about how modern-day landfills operate. With so many misconceptions about landfills, we believe in educating members of the community about what exactly goes on at Seneca. We wanted to dispel the myths and rumors about...

Seneca Landfill - A Modern Day Landfill

9/30/2019

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 we do for our clients and our community."By permit, Seneca Landfill is a landfill. By my description, Seneca Landfill is a renewable natural gas facility," explains Ed Vogel, Vice President of...

Vogel and Seneca Help Harmony Volunteer Fire District Fund New Hose

9/20/2019

Over the past year, Vogel and Seneca Landfill have focused on building our relationship with Harmony Fire District.The Fire Department has been advising on the methane detectors and fire detection system at the Lego-V High BTU Plant. In return, Vogel and Seneca Landfill have donated funds to ensure the department is able to provide its important services to the community.Our monetary donations,...