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Seneca Landfill: A Modern Landfill in Action

9/30/2019

Ever wonder where your garbage goes?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 they do for Ohio Valley Waste's clients and our community."By permit, Seneca Landfill is a landfill. By my description, Seneca Landfill is a renewable natural...Read More

Propane Tank Explosion Ignites Waste Management Truck

8/23/2019

Image courtesy of WPXI.com.A Waste Management truck in Peters Township caught fire this week when a propane tank ignited.A grill had been put out for garbage collection, with the propane tank hidden inside. When the garbage truck picked up the grill and began to compact the waste, the tank ignited, setting the truck on fire. Thankfully, no one was hurt.Please note that you should never put...Read More

Doxo Warning: Don't Use Third Party Payment Systems

7/31/2019

We want our customers to be aware of a third-party online bill pay system called Doxo. We have been receiving complaints that this company has set up online payment pages, claiming to be for Ohio Valley Waste Service.Doxo is not an approved vendor or partner for Ohio Valley Waste Service. We do not contract with any third-party bill pay systems. The only true, verified way to pay your bill online...Read More

What Happens If You Recycle Non-Recyclable Items?

7/15/2019

Have you ever looked at something and thought, "I wonder if this is recyclable?" You look for a label, but you're still not sure. So you decide it's the right thing to put it in the recycling bin, just to be safe.Although you have the best intentions, improper recycling (or "wishcycling") has consequences for the whole waste management system. We appreciate your desire to recycle - it's so...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

Ohio Valley Waste Awarded 2018 Safety Award

5/9/2019

On May 8, 2019 Ohio Valley Waste was recognized by the Mahoning Valley Safety Council for reducing the company-wide rate of injury by 25% during the 2018 fiscal year. We are committed to striving for the highest safety standards to protect our staff and customers. Thank you to our amazing team for their continued dedication to safety on the job!Read More

Vogel Disposal Featured in WXPI Special

5/2/2019

Pittsburgh's Channel 11 interviewed Ed Vogel, VP of Vogel Holdings, for a special on the recent changes to the recycling industry. Check out the video below and read more on WPXI's website here.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

Celebrating Earth Day 2019

4/22/2019

Did you know that today marks the 49th Earth Day celebration? Beginning in 1970, Earth Day has been observed every April 22 with a worldwide effort to save and nurture the environment. For our small part, we continue to work to improve our recycling efforts. “Earth Day brings the world together to celebrate our planet. Recycling is a vital component in the health of both the environment and the...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

What Can (and Can’t) Be Recycled in 2019  

1/31/2019

View our Recycling GuideWe shared an update recently about the global changes happening in the recycling market and how it affects both our company and our clients.Despite all of the changes this year, recycling remains an important effort in preserving our planet and environment. The new limitations simply mean working to be more conscious of what we throw out and what we send on to be recycled....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 Ohio Valley, we’re committed to staying ahead of these changes. We also want to provide our customers with the information needed to make this new...Read More

Ohio Valley Waste Service, Inc. Announces Driver of the Year for 2018

12/28/2018

Anthony (R) with Vice President, Ed Vogel (L).Ohio Valley Waste Service, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2018 Driver of the Year Award, Anthony Hightower. Anthony is a Front Loader Driver in our Commercial Department and has been with the company for over eight years. He has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance with Department of...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 RNG Station Featured in Waste360

11/6/2018

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