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.
Franklin & Marshall College is an undergraduate liberal arts school in Lancaster, PA.
ERC teamed up with Franklin & Marshall College to create the only food waste recycling program in the region. The program is quickly morphing from a pre-consumer to post-consumer program, growing the school’s environmental sustainability program by leaps and bounds.
Organic Waste Went to Landfills
Developed Food Waste Program
ERC Takes Waste, Composts It
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With all the costs associated with running a small business, it is important to save money whenever possible. Most costs are unavoidable, but can be significantly decreased with a little research. A good place to start is discovering ways to make your building energy efficient.
Sounds like a lot of work, right? Not to worry, there are great resources out there that help you get the ball rolling. For starters, the …Continue Reading
Although individuals and corporations alike are making strides to reduce the amount of waste that goes into nation-wide landfills, trash and by-products are still populating landfills. After reuse, recycling, and composting efforts 54% of America’s municipal solid waste meets it’s final destination in a landfill.
While landfill disposal is the least desirable option in the waste management hierarchy, it’s important to know that modern landfills shouldn’t carry the same negative connotations …Continue Reading