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Our Founder


Meet the founder of our parent company, Mr. Vogel. Always focused on keeping his business community-oriented, he acquired Shank Waste in 2009 from another family business. Since then, he has worked tirelessly to lead our company through growth and continuously provide reliable service to our community.When we think about the success of our company, we enjoy looking back at our history and the hard...

Shank Waste to Run 8 Trucks on Natural Gas


Shank Waste to Run 8 Trucks on Natural GasShank Waste Service is the next Vogel Company to help improve air quality in the communities it serves by switching their trucks from diesel to compressed natural gas (CNG). Running garbage trucks on CNG creates lower greenhouse gas emissions and is a clean fuel that reduces our environmental impact.With the help of the Pennsylvania Department of...

Shank Waste - 2023 Driver of the Year


Congratulations to our Driver of the Year: Charles “Rick” Domhoff, Jr.Rick is a residential driver and has demonstrated excellence in safety, work ethic, customer service, and compliance with Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations. We are fortunate to have him as part of our team. Congratulations, Rick!

Customers: Do Not Use Doxo To Pay Your Bill 


It has come to our attention that some customers have used an online vendor named Doxo in an attempt to pay their bills. Shank Waste Service would like to remind all customers that we are not affiliated with Doxo and this vendor is not authorized to take online payments for our company. Do not use this service.We don’t receive payments from Doxo and customers who’ve mistakenly paid their bill with...

Winter Garbage Pickup Tips and How-Tos 


Winter weather makes everything a little bit trickier. Even small things, like picking up your garbage, can become complicated when there are several inches of snow on the ground. To ensure that you receive consistent service, please make sure to follow these guidelines.How should you prepare your trash for collection?Trash Cart: Use trash bags and keep the lid closed. Drivers will not reach into...

America Recycles Day: Go Green Not Just Today, But Everyday   


In honor of America Recycles Day, we are calling on our customers to start recycling more and recycling right. By reducing waste and recycling items we usually throw away, together we can create a better tomorrow not only for our environment but our communities and local economy. Our Efforts to Make Communities Cleaner and GreenerIn 2020, the Vogel Holding family of companies collected and...