Penn Waste Donates 53 Bikes for a “Wheelie” Good CausePosted
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PENN WASTE DONATES 53 BIKES FOR A “WHEELIE” GOOD CAUSE
The Company raised over $8,450 towards their Annual Christmas Promise Bike Program
York, PA – December 17, 2021 – Penn Waste, a waste and recycling company servicing south central Pennsylvania, is spreading holiday cheer this season by donating 53 bikes and bike helmets to children in need just in time for Christmas. Penn Waste team members raised over $8,450 through employee and vendor contributions to purchase the bikes.
“Part of our culture at Penn Waste is our commitment to our communities. Our parent company, Waste Connections, has a particular passion for helping children in-need and at-risk. Their annual Christmas Promise Bike Program has provided 43,000 bikes to children in need nationwide since the program started 20 years ago. It’s very inspiring to see our team members come together for this worthy cause,” said Mark Pergolese, District Manager for Penn Waste.
The bikes were donated to Community Action Partnership (CAP) in Lancaster County. Community Action Partnership is Lancaster County’s largest anti-poverty organization and boasts a service profile that interrupts inter-generational poverty with programs that assist families at every age and place in life. To learn more, visit https://caplanc.org/.
About Penn Waste
Penn Waste, a Waste Connections company, provides premier residential and commercial waste removal and recycling services to the south central Pennsylvania region. Founded in 2000, Penn Waste employs more than 380 dedicated and driven individuals who are committed to providing safe, dependable and courteous service to each and every home and business served. Penn Waste is recognized for its substantial growth over the past 21 years, operating a fleet of more than 130 waste removal and recycling collection trucks and serving over 190,000 customers in 67 municipalities in the counties of York, Lancaster, Adams, Dauphin, Cumberland and Perry. In addition, Penn Waste owns and operates one of the largest single-stream recycling facilities in the nation. The waste collected from Penn Waste customers is used to create clean, green energy, fueling local waste to energy sites to support a better future. For more information about Penn Waste, visit www.PennWaste.com or on social media @PennWaste.
About Waste Connections
Waste Connections, headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, is an integrated solid waste services company that provides non-hazardous waste collection, transfer and disposal services, along with resource recovery primarily through recycling and renewable fuels generation. The Company serves more than eight million residential, commercial and industrial customers in mostly exclusive and secondary markets across 44 states in the U.S. and six provinces in Canada. Waste Connections also provides non-hazardous oilfield waste treatment, recovery and disposal services in several basins across the U.S., as well as intermodal services for the movement of cargo and solid waste containers in the Pacific Northwest. For more information, visit Waste Connections at wasteconnections.com.