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

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How to Safely Pass a Garbage Truck On The Road

5/3/2016

Last year, six waste collection employees nationwide died on the job after being hit by a car. This is an avoidable tragedy. As part of the NW&RA, the Vogel family of companies is committed to keeping our drivers safe. Our drivers are our most valuable resources, but they are also parents, spouses, children, and members of our community. Here are some tips to help ensure the safety of...

Yes, It All Goes in the Same Truck.

2/19/2016

If you see your recycling going into the same truck as your garbage, there's a good reason. Tri-County Industries is expanding our use of Split-Body trash collection vehicles! These unique trucks are completely split down the middle 60/40 so that regular trash can be gathered in one side, while all of your recyclables are stored in the other side. All of your waste is transported to our...

Press Release: Safety Stand-Down

1/20/2016

Tri-County Industries, Inc. has joined the 2016 NWRA Safety Stand-Down, an initiative of the National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA). This week-long training and awareness effort is focused around reducing accidents, fatalities and injuries related to truck backing incidents which represents a common challenge for the industry. The NWRA Safety Stand-Down on vehicle backing runs the...

E-waste Disposal

12/23/2015

Pennsylvania’s Covered Device Recycling Act states that effective in January 2013, landfills may no longer accept electronics. These items must be recycled. Tri-County Industries no longer collects: Computer devices (including desktops and laptops) Televisions (any type) Electronic peripherals (keyboards, monitors, mice, printers and other electronic devices that connect to...

A Local Family Business

12/18/2015

Tri-County Industries, Inc. is one of the largest privately owned waste removal and recycling companies in Northwestern Pennsylvania. We provide garbage and recycling pickup for Lawrence, Crawford, Venango, Mercer, Clarion, and northern Butler counties. While we're proud of our efficient service and always-expanding business, our proudest accomplishment is our continued commitment to our local...

Tri-County Industries' Rural Recycling Program

12/1/2015

It happens all the time: tossing an aluminum can in a garbage can. Putting paper junk mail in the trash. Throwing out old leftovers in a plastic to-go container. Remembering to recycle requires a little extra effort. But for those living in rural areas, it's even harder — recycling programs may not even exist. The Problem: Traditionally, rural areas have lacked recycling programs...