Print Page

Category Archives: Press Release

Penn Waste Partners with Salem Square Library and the Salvation Army

Posted April 10, 2017

As part of our core values at Penn Waste, we are committed to giving back to the communities we service. This month we’re highlighting two organizations Penn Waste supports – Salem Square Library and the Salvation Army.

Penn Waste was proud to partner with York County Libraries and the Salem Square Community Association to bring a new library to downtown York’s Salem Square Community. To learn more about the project, click here –

Salem Square Library

In addition, Penn Waste teamed up with the Salvation Army to be a Lunch Sponsor for their Annual “Boots & Bags” luncheon. The event features a silent auction, fashion show, and lots of other fun activities on Friday, May 5, 2017. If you’re interested in attending the event, please click on the following link –

Salvation Army PW

Central Penn Business Journal’s Top 100 Private Companies

Posted October 13, 2015

TOP100-250-logoEveryone here at Penn Waste is proud to be included in the Central Penn Business Journal’s Top 100 Private Companies for 2015. This is the first year for Penn Waste to be included on the list. We ranked at Number 48 this year.

If you would like to read more on this ranking and how it was determined, click here. To see the complete list of companies included, click here.

Congratulations to all companies that were included on this listing. We are extremely proud to be included in this list. Penn Waste is still growing as we create a Green Community Together.


CPBJ’s Financial Executive of the Year 2015

Posted September 25, 2015

Fin Exec LogoWe would like to take the time to congratulate Eric Sentz, our Chief Financial Officer, on being a finalist in Central Penn Business Journal’s Financial Executive of the Year for 2015. Every year, the Central Penn Business Journal recognizes the hard work that financial officers dedicate to their companies, industries and communities.

Eric Sentz has been with Penn Waste since 2009 and boasts a lifelong career in the waste management industry. Since 1985, Eric has held various positions in the waste industry – from financial controller to CFO at several major waste management companies. Please join us in celebrating Eric’s great accomplishment.

For more information on the award and a look at all of the finalists, please read the full article here.

Penn Waste Opens One of the Largest Recycle Facilities in the Nation

Posted June 3, 2015

The new recycle facility will be the most progressive of its kind in south central PA


Penn Waste, a locally-owned and operated waste and recycling company, is pleased to announce the opening of our new 96,000 square foot state-of —the-art recycling facility in Manchester, PA. The new center expanded Penn Waste’s recycling capabilities, cementing Penn Waste’s position as a cutting-edge leader in the waste and recycle industry in Pennsylvania. The new recycling facility is one of the largest in the nation. (more…)

2015 Governor’s ImPAct Award Winner

Posted May 21, 2015

YellowGovWe are excited to announce Penn Waste is the recipient of the 2015 Governor’s Impact Award for Community Impact in the South Central Pennsylvania region. A community’s success is dependent upon everyone working together — businesses, local governments, and individuals — to ensure a prosperous economy for all.

The Penn Waste Team is committed to providing you with the best customer service. Rising before dawn to pick up your trash and recyclables, ensuring your neighborhoods are clean. (more…)

Penn Waste Recognized as Governor’s ImPAct Award Finalist

Posted April 13, 2015

YellowGovHarrisburg, PA — Penn Waste is being recognized for creating jobs that pay and their economic impact within the commonwealth as part of the third annual Governor’s ImPAct Awards. Awards will be presented at a ceremony at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey, Pa. on May 21, 2015.

“We are excited to be recognized as a finalist for this award,” said Scott Wagner, President and Owner of Penn Waste. “Penn Waste is committed to giving back to the communities we service and we have 334 hard working team members who deserve the recognition for helping to keep our communities clean.” (more…)

Penn Waste’s Website Wins Best in Class

Posted January 8, 2014

The Penn Waste website ( was recently honored with a Best in Class IMA Award for exceptional website design and development. It won in the category of Environmental/Green (486 out of 500 points)

The Interactive Media Awards (IMA) recognizes the world’s best websites and digital agencies. The Best in Class Award is the IMA’s highest honor, reserved for sites which excel in five key criteria: Design, Content, Feature Functionality, Usability and Standards Compliance. (more…)