Short, Demanding Shutdowns
Standard Steel is the largest manufacturer of forged steel wheels and axles for railcars and locomotives. ERC provides field service during all scheduled manufacturing shutdowns and also handles various cleanup and recycling services on an as-needed basis. Standard Steel has hired ERC for over 8 continuous years, citing dependability, thoroughness, and care rarely found in this industry.
How ERC Helped:
Short, Demanding Shutdowns
ERC Field Services
Ultra-clean, complete service
Good ‘N Plenty is a family-style restaurant located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, serving unique Pennsylvania Dutch food. It serves 600-700 customers daily and as many as 2,700 on a holiday. Most of the waste is post-consumer because of the nature of the business. “Once food goes out [to the customers] we must throw what’s left away,” says Jeff Graham, General Manager. Customers would often ask what became of the wasted food.
Founded as a teaching college in 1955, Millersville University offers undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Millersville, PA.
ERC teamed up with Millersville University to revitalize an existing food waste recycling program incepted 10 years ago. The program aligns with the university’s sustainability mission to serve as a unique role model for its communities and train individuals to develop social, economic, and technological solutions that advance sustainability.
Previous Vendor Ceased Compost Services
Developed New Food Waste Program
ERC Takes Waste, Composts It
As infrastructure surges in 2018, many construction managers face the challenge of building around power lines, gas pipelines and other sensitive utility sites. The consequences of not properly assessing sites can be dire: line damage, environmental destruction, trench cave-ins, OSHA violations, and severe project delays. In some cases, striking volatile utilities — such as live electric wires or natural gas pipes — can lead to worker injury or even death.
Thankfully, …Continue Reading
Comprehensive federal infrastructure legislation has led to a construction boom in 2018. For commercial builders, the financial bottom line on a project separates success from failure. Necessary through the entirety of the project, construction waste disposal is a crucial expense. Make construction waste disposal a part of your project plan from the very start.
By The Numbers:
Construction will surge by 4.8% in 2018
Site waste disposal impacts your bottom line
ERC can …
There’s no time like April to think about Spring Cleaning. The same goes for your manufacturing facility! As the largest residual waste processing facility in the mid-Atlantic region, ERC has helped countless job sites properly clean out facilities — both temporarily (clean-out) and permanently (closure).
While the idea of closing operations to clean feels daunting, keep this in mind: Clean facilities reflect compliance, consistency, and responsible leadership. On top of that, …Continue Reading
When the words “March Madness” are typically uttered, most people are quick on the draw to discuss their NCAA brackets. Other may use that term when describing the unconventional weather patterns over the last several weeks. Temperatures finally starting to tease with warmer mornings, to suddenly plunge low the following day as you wake up to a foot of snow, and on the first day of Spring nonetheless.
Which brings me …Continue Reading