The latest news from Tri-County Industries. Look here for announcements, special information and notifications.

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Free E-Book: Waste & Recycling For Dummies

10/28/2020

Ever wonder what happens to your garbage after you wave goodbye at the curb? Are you curious about composting? Perplexed by recycling rules?Find out the answers and more in Waste & Recycling For Dummies!The National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA) and Environmental Research & Education Foundation (EREF) have collaborated to produce a digital book published through For Dummies.The...

Garbage to Gas: TCI Adds New CNG Station and Four CNG Trucks

10/2/2020

Tri-County Industries, Inc. is accelerating our commitment to the use of Compressed Natural Gas as an alternative fuel. This year, we are opening a new on-site CNG fueling station, as well as adding four new CNG vehicles to our fleet.Garbage to Gas: How It WorksThe new CNG Station is a compressed natural gas fueling station located onsite at Tri-County Industries, Inc. Gas emissions from Seneca...

Ways to Reduce Trash During Quarantine

8/21/2020

Over the past six months, Americans' at-home time has gone through the roof. One of the side-effects of the shutdown has been a dramatic increase in residential waste and recycling. All of your trash - from your plate scrapings to your shredded work documents - now ends up in your carts. That creates several issues:You may not have room in your cart(s) for everything you want to get rid of.You may...

Wolf Administration Awards TCI Grant for Cleaner Fuel Vehicle Projects

7/20/2020

The Wolf Administration has awarded more than $2.1 million in 2019 Alternative Fuel Incentive Grants (AFIGs) to 18 cleaner fuel vehicle projects statewide. The grants were awarded to projects that will help improve air quality and public health by reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Tri-County Industries will receive $300,000 for eight CNG waste collection vehicles. These new vehicles will expand...

COVID-19 and Your Garbage 

4/17/2020

The situation with COVID-19 has been continually evolving over the past month. Like the rest of the world, the waste industry is doing its best to understand this complex and evolving situation. We are taking guidance from SWANA, OSHA and other health/safety experts for the wellbeing of our employees as well as you, our customers.We have received questions from concerned customers about how their...

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 and...

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...

Tri-County Industries, Inc. Announces Driver of the Year for 2019

12/23/2019

Grove City, PA – Tri-County Industries, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2019 Driver of the Year Award, Brian Flinn. Brian is a Front Loader Driver in the Commercial Department and has been with the company for over 21 years. He has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. We are...

What to Do With Glass (December 2019)

12/16/2019

Many of you are wondering what to do with glass. There have been many changes in the industry over the past year, which has presented some confusion. We appreciate your patience as we have adapted to the industry and the market in planning how to best make use of glass.Glass will be collected in your recycling container from your municipality to be repurposed for another use.Glass is repurposed,...

‘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...

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 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 Tri-County Industries that are veterans. Tri-County 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 Landfill Open House Introduces Community to Modern Landfill

10/15/2019

On Saturday, October 12th, the staff at Seneca Landfill hosted the first-ever Open House at their 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, the Vogel companies believe in educating members of the community about what exactly goes on at Seneca. We wanted to dispel the myths and...

Seneca Landfill: How a Modern-Day Landfill Operates

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 Tri-County Industries' clients and our community."By permit, Seneca Landfill is a landfill. By my description, Seneca Landfill is a renewable natural...