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
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
What would your company do with an extra $160,000 a year?
As 2018 approaches, many businesses are busy planning budgets for the year ahead. Don’t forget to factor in waste disposal! Environmental Recovery Corporation (ERC) waste management plans can save businesses up to $160,000 per year in waste management costs.
We’ve compiled best practices for waste management. If these aren’t a part of your waste disposal plan, contact ERC for …Continue Reading
Is a food waste recycling program right for your business? You might be surprised to learn that the path to greener dining – and a significant reduction in waste collection costs – is smoother than you think.
A food waste recycling program won’t just make your operation greener. It will significantly cut down on waste collection costs, too. In …Continue Reading