Seneca Landfill News & Industry Updates

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Seneca Wins SWANA 2018 Excellence Award

6/4/2018

The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced that Seneca Landfill, Inc., has been named the winner of the SWANA Silver Excellence Award in the Landfill Gas and Biogas category. The award will be presented at SWANA’s annual conference, WASTECON®, on Wednesday, August 22, 2018, at the Gaylord Opryland in Nashville, Tennessee.Seneca Landfill is receiving the award for its CNG...Read More

Seneca Opens CNG Facility Fueled by Landfill Gas

6/1/2018

Seneca Landfill, Inc. recently opened a fast-fill compressed natural gas (CNG) facility, under the name of Lego-V. Seneca operates a gas collection system in our landfill to capture the methane gas that is generated when waste breaks down. The gas is siphoned out of the landfill cells using a series of wells and pipes, taking it to our onsite processing system. After multiple stages of...Read More

Jackson Township Cleanup June 2018

5/14/2018

Dates for the annual Clean Up days for Jackson Township have been announced.Jackson Township residents have received a coupon in their Spring 2018 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 18-22 from 8am -2pmSaturday June 23 from...Read More

Lancaster Township Clean Up June 2018

5/7/2018

Dates for the annual Clean Up days Lancaster Township have been announced.Seneca Landfill has again agreed to partner with Lancaster Township to host its residents the week of June 4, 2018 to dispose of unwanted items. Residents have received a newsletter with a coupon for this event. Bring your coupon, along with up to one truckload of unwanted items, to Seneca Landfill. Monday - Friday June 4 -...Read More

Reminder: Reuse Fest 2018 is April 21

4/17/2018

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018Time: 10 AM - 2 PMLocation: Children's Hospital Employee Parking Lot (55th and Harrison Streets, Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh)Details: Donate your gently-used materials to be reused by local non-profits such as Humane Animal Rescue, Pittsburgh Center for Creative Reuse, Free Ride Pittsburgh, Off the Floor Pgh, Free Store Wilkinsburg, Goodwill of Southwestern PA, Global...Read More

2018 Schedule Of Drug Take-Back, Hard-To-Recycle, Household Chemical, Reuse Fest

3/12/2018

The PA Resources Council has released its 2018 schedule of events for Drug Take-Back, Hard-To-Recycle Collections, Household Chemical Collections, and Reuse Fest. Reuse FestDate: Saturday, April 21, 2018Time: 10 AM - 2 PMLocation: Children's Hospital Employee Parking Lot (55th and Harrison Streets, Lawrenceville, Pittsburgh)Details: Donate your gently-used materials to be reused by local...Read More

Household Hazardous Waste, E-Waste Collection Events: March 18, April 22

2/28/2018

Residents of Butler County - looking for a safe, legal way to get rid of household hazardous waste or electronics? Butler County will hold Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Collection events on March 18 and April 22 (Earth Day) at 129 Ash Stop Road in Evans City, Butler County. Drop-off times are made only by appointment, by calling ECSR at 1-866-815-0016. You must call to schedule...Read More

Renewable Energy at Seneca Landfill

2/15/2018

What happens to your garbage after it leaves your house? You may think that when your trash goes into the landfill, that's the end of the story. But at Seneca Landfill, that's just the beginning! At Seneca Landfill, part of the Vogel Holding family of businesses, we have taken on the task of turning landfill gas into renewable energy. Natural gas can be used for fueling CNG...Read More

Latest News #3: 2017 Gas Wells & Temporary Cap

2/11/2018

One of Seneca’s main goals is to ensure we provide renewable energy back to our community from the waste we collect each and every day to reduce the need on the Earth’s natural resources. Seneca accomplishes this by collecting landfill gas (biogas) that is generated as waste decomposes and processing it through our high BTU gas plant to produce renewable energy consisting of 98%...Read More

Seneca Landfill, Inc. Announces Operator of the Year for 2017

12/26/2017

Seneca Landfill, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2017 Operator of the Year Award, Robert Cupec. Bob is a bulldozer operator and has been with the company for over 24 years. Bob has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and is always a team player. His motto is, “always make it better for the next guy.” We are lucky to have him on our...Read More

Latest News #2 – Wheel Wash Upgrades

12/26/2017

Our top priority at Seneca Landfill is Safety and Compliance. Unlike a construction site, landfills continue to operate in all kinds of weather including rain, freezing temperatures, and even snow to assure we service our customers and keep the streets of your communities cleaned up. With that being said, when it rains we need to assure we keep the mud from the landfill off our trucks and...Read More

Happy Holidays from the Vogel Family

12/22/2017

As the holiday season is upon us, we find ourselves reflecting on the past year and those who have helped to shape our businesses over the past 60 years. When we here at Seneca Landfill think of all the benefits of being in our business, we quickly think of our relationships with great customers like you. Thank you for giving us the chance to serve you. The end of the year brings no greater joy...Read More

First Annual Food Drive Concludes

12/20/2017

This holiday season, the Vogel Holding companies completed our first company-wide food drive. We placed 95-gallon containers at each business to collect our employees' donations of non-perishable foods and household goods. The response was even warmer than we could have expected. Employees at each company were thrilled to donate, knowing that their contributions would be used to help...Read More

Seneca Employees Throw Food In Garbage Cans - For a Great Cause

12/15/2017

For the past month, Seneca Landfill employees have been throwing away food... for a great cause! Starting November 27th, clean bins were placed at each Vogel Holding company to collect new, unopened food and household essentials. On December 18th, foods and goods will be picked up by 412 Food Rescue/724 Food Rescue and the Grove City Community Food Pantry. The collected items will be...Read More

Blasting Notice

11/28/2017

As part of our daily operations, Seneca Landfill must apply a uniform cover of approved daily cover material over exposed solid waste at the end of each working day. There are many types of daily cover materials, but typically we use soil from our "borrow area." In addition to cover, we also use soil and rock from the borrow area to build and maintain our internal roadways. The soil...Read More