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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Latest News #1 – Cell 13 Advanced Liner System

11/27/2017

The winter and summer of 2017 were busy as usual for Seneca Landfill as development of our advanced liner systems continued with the construction of Cell 13A. Cell 13A is approximately 5.5 acres and took approximately 9 months to construct. Seneca Landfill employs over 35 employees and equipment operators who perform the earthwork and prepare the soils for the installation of the advanced liner...

TC Recycling Gets Multi-Million Dollar Upgrade

11/17/2017

We're proud to share that our parent company, Vogel Holding, has recently invested in state-of-the-art sorting and processing equipment for our sister company, TC Recycling. The recycling line has been completely overhauled with a new system able to process 600 tons of recyclables per week - four times more than before! This massive investment is helping divert more recyclable materials...

November 15 is America Recycles Day

11/15/2017

Seneca Landfill feels strongly that recycling is critical to the environment and economy of America, so in honor of America Recycles Day (November 15, 2017) we want to answer some frequently asked questions about recycling. Does recycling really make a difference? Yes, recycling absolutely makes a difference. We cannot overstate that. Recycling has important environmental, economic and...

October 28: National Prescription Drug Take Back Event

10/26/2017

The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) has scheduled another National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, to be held on Saturday, October 28, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The National Prescription Drug Take Back Day aims to provide a safe, convenient, and responsible means of disposal, while also educating the general public about the potential for abuse of medications. This is a great...

Could Food Waste Power Your Community?

10/10/2017

If you're like most Americans, there's something in your refrigerator that's past its prime. Maybe it's leftovers from last week's dinner. Maybe it's produce that you didn't have time to cook. Or perhaps it's a jar of salsa that you don't even remember buying. When you do get a chance to toss it out, you may think that's the end of the road. But if your...

Seneca Hosts "Clean and Efficient Energy Ecosystems Development" Tour

9/6/2017

On August 30, 2017, Seneca Landfill (Seneca) hosted a tour for six energy experts from Morocco to discuss and review two operating renewable energy projects using Municipal Solid Waste at the Seneca Landfill. The projects include the High BTU Methane Recovery Plant and the Combined Heat and Power (CHP) 335 KW Engine. Both projects process and use landfill gas to generate renewable energy in the...

Volunteers Needed for Connoquenessing Creek Cleanup

8/30/2017

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, the Allegheny Aquatic Alliance will host a cleanup of the Connoquenessing Creek. Once again, Vogel Disposal and Seneca Landfill will be donating our services to make sure that the trash collected during the cleanup is properly disposed. The Vogel Holding family of businesses is proud to partner with this organization and support this important cause. To date,...

Seneca Landfill: Dedicated to Sustainability

8/23/2017

As part of the Vogel Holding family of businesses, Seneca Landfill is part of a mission which involves holding ourselves accountable for the proper, safe and responsible handling of residential and commercial waste materials. Along with the other Vogel Holding companies, Seneca Landfill's dedicated team works to ensure your trash and recycling are handled and processed in a way that is both...

Seneca Landfill Powers Our Community

7/31/2017

Since 2011, Seneca Landfill has converted landfill gases into enough green energy to heat over 18,000 homes per year in Western Pennsylvania. But how does a landfill become a renewable energy resource? When organic matter ends up in a landfill, it breaks down over time. As it breaks down, it generates gases, including methane. Methane is a potent greenhouse gas capable of contributing to...