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Who We Are

Our Company

At ERC we pride ourselves in taking the necessary steps to keeping our environment protected. With locations in Lancaster, PA and Baltimore, MD we provide solutions to companies in the Mid-Atlantic who are looking for waste management solutions.


Rick Middleton founded ERC


Goal: Zero-Landfill Companies


Expands to include Baltimore

ERC is a private, family-owned business that was started in 1988 by Richard Middleton as a wastewater and waste oil treatment facility. We have grown from a small local treatment facility to the largest residual waste processing facility in the Mid-Atlantic Region, processing millions of gallons of residual waste every year.

We have now expanded our breadth of services to become a full service environmental solutions provider with locations in Lancaster, PA and Baltimore, MD. Whether it be transportation and disposal or providing sustainability consulting for waste management solutions, ERC has the ability to handle all of your environmental needs.

ERC processes a wide variety of non-hazardous waste materials from a variety of industries. Our services include the following:

  • Transport
  • Disposal
  • Industrial Services
  • Roll-off
  • Containerized Waste
  • Portable Restrooms
  • Food Waste

Another of our goals has been to be at the forefront of the latest technologies. This allows us to provide you with a wide variety of waste recycling solutions at the most cost efficient prices. And, we are one of the only waste recovery companies to have an accredited lab giving you the peace of mind of knowing that your company's waste needs are handled with 100% compliance with governmental regulations from cradle to grave.

Exhibiting our core values every day has resulted in a fiscally sound, growing company with a reputation for excellence:

  • Integrity – Focused on the highest ethical standards, demonstrating honesty and sincerity in all we do.
  • Respect – We are committed to our people. We value their input, encourage their development, and reward their performance.
  • Customer Focus – We strive to exceed our customers’ expectations. By providing solutions and services of the highest quality, we earn their trust and loyalty.
  •  Compliance – We abide by all local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations.

We invite you to check out testimonies of our clients that you will find throughout the website.

ERC Mission Statement

We are committed to providing turn-key, environmentally sound waste management solutions using the latest technologies to help our customers meet their sustainability goals.


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