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Our Founder 


Meet the founder of our parent company, Mr. Vogel. Always focused on keeping his business community-oriented, he acquired Valley Waste in 2005 from another family business. Since then, he has worked tirelessly to lead our company through growth and continuously provide reliable service to our community.When we think about the success of our company, we enjoy looking back at our history and the...

Valley Waste Service - 2023 Driver of the Year 


Congratulations to our Driver of the Year: Francis ClineValley Waste Service, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2023 Driver of the Year Award, Francis Cline. Francis is a Tractor Trailer Driver and has worked for the company for over 17 years. He is a two-time recipient of this award and continues to demonstrate excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance...

Improper disposal of rechargeable batteries is leading to more and more dangerous fires


Contact: Tracy 717/226-5381Pennsylvania’s waste and recycling industry and the state’s top firefighters encourage citizens to dispose of these batteries safelyHarrisburg, PA (Nov. 13, 2023) – Pennsylvania’s waste and recycling industry is teaming up with the Office of the State Fire Commissioner to raise awareness about a growing epidemic of fires caused by the...

Winter Garbage Pickup Tips and How-Tos


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...

Only You Can Prevent Garbage Truck Fires


Valley Waste Service 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


It has come to our attention that some customers have used an online vendor named Doxo in an attempt to pay their bills. Valley Waste Service 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...

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


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...

Nolan Celebrates Turning Five with Valley Waste Drivers


Taking out the trash is rarely a popular chore. That's not the case for 5-year old Nolan, who loves all things garbage!Nolan is one of our biggest fans. He loves seeing the Valley Waste Service truck and its drivers every week. For his fifth birthday, he celebrated with a sign announcing his big day, a Valley Waste Service hat, a garbage-truck-themed shirt, and a visit from our drivers.Valley...

Valley Waste and Vogel Holding, Inc. Thank Our Customers and Employees


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 Ebook: Waste & Recycling For Dummies (Download)


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...

How to Reduce Your Trash During Quarantine


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...

COVID-19 and Your Garbage 


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


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...

How to Properly Dispose of Old Batteries 


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...

Valley Waste Service, Inc. Announces Driver of the Year for 2019


Beaver Falls, PA – Valley Waste Service, Inc. is pleased to announce the recipient of their 2019 Driver of the Year Award, Timothy Felix. Tim started 3 years ago as a thrower while working toward getting his CDL. He is now a driver in the Residential Department. He has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT)...