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Only You Can Prevent Garbage Truck Fires

6/30/2022

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

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. 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...

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...

Nolan Celebrates Turning Five with Valley Waste Drivers

2/19/2021

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

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 Ebook: Waste & Recycling For Dummies (Download)

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...

How to Reduce Your 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...

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...

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...

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

12/23/2019

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)...

What to Do With Glass (December 2019)

12/10/2019

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...

Celebrating Our American 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 Valley Waste Services that are veterans. Valley Waste Services...