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Aug
13
Blog Post

Staggering Food Waste Statistics

It’s common to throw away the remains of an uneaten sandwich, a container of yogurt that’s a day or two past expiration, or a piece of produce that’s a bit over-ripe. After all, you’re just one person and it’s just one piece of food. But think about that waste multiplied by a family of four, then multiplied by the families on your block, and then multiplied by the neighborhoods in …

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Jul
28
Blog Post

4 Steps to an On-Site Waste Assessment

Have your company’s Environmental, Health & Safety duties fallen into your lap? Are you struggling with what your first step should be? Partnering with environmental recovery service professionals will help you get control of the waste production within your company.

The first step that a reputable waste management business will take is conducting an on-site waste assessment. The goal of an on-site audit is to identify and track your …

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Jul
09
Blog Post

Breaking Down Containerized Waste Storage & Disposal

At ERC we handle and process nearly 60,000 drums every year, so we know the ins and outs of containerized waste disposal. Whether your company produces non-hazardous or hazardous containerized waste, we ensure compliant waste storage and disposal.

Hazardous vs Non-Hazardous Containerized Waste

All companies produce waste, and classifying waste as hazardous or non-hazardous can lead to a big difference in disposal costs. Here are the key differences between the …

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May
05
Press Release

EPA Grants Award for Food Waste Composting Program Designed by ERC

Lancaster, PA (May 4, 2015) – Recycling papers and plastic bottles is a step in the right direction, but 30 percent of food is thrown away in the United States, and it is the second highest component of landfills.

Franklin & Marshall College teamed up with ERC in 2014, and in the first year of its food waste recycling program, diverted 73.4 tons. The organic matter is taken by …

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Jan
02
Press Release

ERC Demonstrates Strong Commitment to Community

Lancaster, PA (January 2, 2015).

In 2014, ERC made an intentional commitment to partner with local organizations to help advance their missions by providing financial contributions, in-kind donations of services and equipment, as well as employee participation.
“As a company we believe that we have a responsibility to give back to our community. In 2014 we made an intentional commitment to increase our financial and in-kind donations to community organizations …

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Nov
19
Press Release

ERC Sponsors Touch-A-Truck Fundraising Event at Lancaster Bible College

Lancaster, PA (November 18, 2014) ERC is sponsoring the Touch-A-Truck fundraiser at Lancaster Bible College (LBC) on Friday, November 28, 2014 from 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

The first ever Touch-A-Truck event, held on the LBC campus at 901 Eden Road, will feature more than 30 unique vehicles, inflatables, a local food truck, and family activities. Fire trucks, earthmovers, semis, and recreational vehicles will be on site for …

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Nov
03
Press Release

ERC Sponsors Hartz Fall Blast, Benefits Girls on the Run

Lancaster, PA (October, 2014) ERC, one of the largest residual waste-processing facilities in the mid-Atlantic region, headquartered in Lancaster, PA, sponsored Hartz Physical Therapy’s Fall Blast 5K benefiting Girls on the Run on Saturday, October 4, 2014.

Hartz Physical Therapy, a privately owned clinic with offices in Lancaster, Lititz, and Ephrata, hosts the Hartz Fall Blast 5K each year to raise money for local charities. Over …

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Aug
06
Press Release

ERC Raises Funds for the 26th Annual Schreiber Pediatric Rubber Duckie Race & Festival

Lancaster, PA – ERC, one of the largest residual waste-processing facilities in the mid-Atlantic region, headquartered in Lancaster, PA, was a proud sponsor of the 26th Annual Schreiber Pediatric Rubber Duckie Race & Festival held on Sunday, July 27, 2014.

The Rubber Duckie Race, held at Lancaster County Central Park, featured 25,000 rubber duckies swimming down the Conestoga River in support of thousands of children with special needs who receive treatment …

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Aug
04
Press Release

ERC Expands Services; Introduces Air Lance Excavation Equipment

Lancaster, PA (July 29, 2014) ERC, one of the largest residual waste-processing facilities in the mid-Atlantic region, headquartered in Lancaster, PA, announces the expansion of its product offering to include Air Lance Excavation. The new service aligns with ERC’s strategic goals to increase its offering, and provide turn-key solutions for its clients.

The Air Lance Excavation equipment uses compressed air to produce a high-speed laser like jet to break up …

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May
15
Press Release

ERC participates in 25th Annual Make-A-Wish® Mother’s Day Truck Convoy

Lancaster, PA (May 9, 2014) Environmental Recovery Corporation (ERC), one of the largest residual waste-processing facilities in the mid-Atlantic region, headquartered in Lancaster, PA, announces its participation in the 25th Annual Make-A-Wish® Mother’s Day Truck Convoy held on Sunday, May 11, 2014.

The Convoy, held at Burle Industries, 1000 New Holland Avenue (Rt.23) Lancaster, is a collection of trucks from across the United States that converge at one location to …

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