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Only You Can Prevent Garbage Truck Fires

6/30/2022

Tri-County Industries would like to remind all customers to be mindful of the items they are putting in their garbage and recycling containers and the hazards that can occur when flammable materials are improperly disposed of. It may seem harmless to throw items into your garbage such as empty propane tanks and pool chemicals, but if you don’t properly dispose of items like these, you increase the...

Customers: Do Not Use Doxo To Pay Your Bill

1/11/2022

It has come to our attention that some customers have used an online vendor named Doxo in an attempt to pay their bills. Tri-County Industries would like to remind all customers that we are not affiliated with Doxo and this vendor is not authorized to take online payments for our company. Do not use this service.We don’t receive payments from Doxo and customers who’ve mistakenly paid their bill...

Winter Garbage Pickup Tips and How-Tos

12/13/2021

Winter weather makes everything a little bit trickier. Even small things, like picking up your garbage, can become complicated when there are several inches of snow on the ground. To ensure that you receive consistent service, please make sure to follow these guidelines. How should you prepare your trash for collection?Trash Cart: Use trash bags and keep the lid closed. Drivers will not reach into...

America Recycles Day: Go Green Not Just Today, But Everyday  

11/15/2021

In honor of America Recycles Day, we are calling on our customers to start recycling more and recycling right. By reducing waste and recycling items we usually throw away, together we can create a better tomorrow not only for our environment but our communities and local economy. Our Efforts to Make Communities Cleaner and GreenerIn 2020, the Vogel Holding family of companies collected and...

TCI and Vogel Holding, Inc. Thanks Our Employees and Customers

12/20/2020

Every year, the Vogel family writes our "thank you"s to our customers, community members, and business partners. This year, more than ever before, we have to express our deep gratitude to everyone who has worked with us this year.To Our CustomersThank you for your patience and ability to adapt to our changing business processes. We've received calls asking about how you can help keep our drivers...

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...