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
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
When the weather outside is frightful, ERC encourages customers to keep safety in mind! Inclement weather conditions such as snowstorms, freezing rain, and high winds can impact waste collection pickup. Follow these waste collection tips to ensure safe and efficient pickup at your business site.
Please provide a clear, safe path for ERC personnel and trucks to access drums, tanks, and roll off dumpsters. Account for approach and …Continue Reading
Waste management in the mid-Atlantic reflects economic trends across the nation. Here are four of the top waste and recycling trends that could shape the industry in 2018.
1. Construction-Related Disposal
Construction is expected to surge by 4.8% in 2018, reports Construction Dive. This number is supported by record-high spending stats in November 2017. Residential construction should grow at a moderate pace driven by low-interest rates, healthy job creation, …Continue Reading
Lancaster, PA December 15, 2017 — ERC Expands operations in new containerized waste transfer building
ERC purchased a former laundry building adjacent to the solidification processing area in June of 2016. In December of 2017, the DEP granted a transfer station permit for the property and then transferred to the adjacent fully-permitted waste processing facility owned and operated by ERC.
The new facility and permit includes 9,400 square feet of processing space, receiving …Continue Reading