In the News

You may not often think about how garbage impacts your daily life. But the truth is, our industry is often newsworthy! From changes in the recycling industry to new ways of minimizing greenhouse gases, the waste and recycling industry is making headlines.

Recent news articles featuring the Vogel Holding, Inc. family of businesses are collected below.

The Review

11/26/2019

New Transfer Station to Cut Waste District Costs

Ohio Valley Waste Service, the company that takes Columbiana County’s recyclable materials, is setting up a transfer station in West Point on property recently purchased from the Rosebud Mining Co. West Point Renewables was formed by Youngstown-based Ohio Valley Waste Service, the company that provides recycling disposal services for the solid waste district.

You can read more here.

The Business Journal

11/13/2019

Waste Disposal Firm Pays $1.2M for Land in Lisbon

Rosebud Mining Co. has sold some buildings and land off state Route 45 to West Point Renewables LLC. West Point Renewables is a newly formed land-owning entity that’s part of Ohio Valley Waste Service Inc., based in Youngstown, which is a division of Vogel Holding Inc. The purchase is part of a plan for a small recycling facility.

You can read more here.

PA Environmental Digest

8/5/2019

Construction Of SR89 Passive Mine Drainage Treatment System Has Begun In Washington Twp., Butler County


Vogel Disposal Service has begun work with the Slippery Rock Watershed Coalition to construct an acid mine drainage treatment system in Washington Township. This project will focus on treating abandoned mine drainage and restoring mine lands within the Slippery Rock Creek watershed.

You can read more here.


Www.governor.pa.gov

8/1/2019

Governor Wolf Awards $8.5 Million from Volkswagen Settlement to Reduce Transportation Pollution


Four Vogel companies are recipients of funding for clean transportation projects. The funds will be used for new CNG trash trucks, diesel trash compactor vehicles and a diesel bulldozer.
Read more about the project on the Governor's website.

Numerous Publications
5/13/2019

Lego-V CNG Station Awarded $352,800 AFIG Grant

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. 

You can read more on the Vogel Disposal blog here.


Butler Eagle Feature

5/4/2019

Landfill collecting, converting gas


The Butler Eagle recently published a feature on Vogel's CNG production and Lego-V Station at Seneca Landfill. Ed Vogel, VP of Vogel Holdings, discussed the groundbreaking work being done at Seneca as well as the recent $352,800 AFIG grant award from the Pennslyvania EPA to expand these efforts further.

You can read more here.

Butler Eagle subscribers can also click here.


WPXI Feature
5/2/2019

Why recycling companies aren't taking all the items they used to

Pittsburgh's Channel 11 interviewed Ed Vogel, VP of Vogel Holdings, for a special on the recent changes to the recycling industry. 

You can watch the video on WPXI's website here.


Allied News Feature
4/20/2019

Landfill Owner Explains Plans

Work is progressing on a new liner system at the Seneca Landfill, and Tri-County Industries Inc. is hoping to install the same setup on its property.

This feature explains what is in the works at both facilities. Read the full article here.


Trib Live Feature

4/4/2019

Fox Chapel municipal trash bins closing for 4 months


Trash bins at the Fox Chapel municipal building will be closed mid-April for four months during site prep for the new public works facilities. As the area's garbage hauler, we remind residents that we allow up to 45 pounds to be set out for weekly collection. This includes items like lamps, bikes, sweepers, plastic lawn furniture and tools. There's no limit on the number of items as long as the weight doesn’t exceed 45 pounds. Larger items will be taken for a fee.

You can view the full article on the Trib Live website here.


Allied News Feature

4/4/2019

Vogel: Landfill would cut costs, create new jobs


The Tri-County Landfill re-opening will allow for substantially lower costs while also creating new jobs in the area.  Our commitment to both the community and the environment remain central to this plan, which was covered by Allied News' Monica Pryts in a new feature on the project.

You can read the full article here.


Trib Live Feature

4/2/2019

Trash, yard waste roundup kicks off in North Hills communities


Vogel Disposal is helping residents in the North Hills get their spring cleaning underway. Communities in the North Hills have a number of activities and services for outdoor spring cleaning coming up. 

You can view the full list on the Trib Live website here.


Butler Eagle Feature

3/20/2019

Garbage to Gas: Seneca Landfill gas system wins environmental award


The Lego-V CNG Facility at Seneca Landfill received a front-page feature for winning the 2019 PA Governor's Award for Environmental Excellence.

The station converts the landfill's methane into compressed natural gas, which is then used instead of diesel to fuel trucks. The CNG station helps close the loop and reduce carbon emissions.

Of the 18 award recipients, Seneca Landfill's CNG station was the only winner from Butler County.

The feature can be read by Butler Eagle subscribers here.