Bethlehem Landfill


Bethlehem Landfill helps outfit Saucon Valley Little Panthers with safer football helmets

August 26, 2015 | News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Bethlehem Landfill today announced a partnership with the Saucon Valley Youth Sports Association to outfit the Little Panthers football team with the latest in head-shock-technology helmets. The $3,000 donation will provide Xenith X2E Youth Football Helmets for a quarter of the teammates. The remaining helmets have been purchased through fundraising efforts. “Saucon…

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Bethlehem Landfill awards $11,000 in college scholarships

July 9, 2015 | News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Bethlehem Landfill is proud to announce $11,000 in college scholarships have been awarded to local high school graduates who have been accepted to environmental science or engineering programs. “Thank you to Bethlehem Landfill for their generous, ongoing support of our students and for making an investment in these young men and women’s bright futures,”…

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PADEP hosts public meeting on SE Realignment project

March 12, 2015 | News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Progressive Waste Solutions’ IESI Bethlehem Landfill met with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), Lower Saucon Township and neighbors Wednesday night to review the landfill’s Southeast Realignment project. “We’re grateful for the opportunity to meet with local stakeholders, outline our plans and directly address any questions as part of this public…

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Bethlehem Landfill hosts follow-up meeting with Steel City residents

February 17, 2015 | News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Officials from Bethlehem Landfill met Monday evening with about 80 homeowners in the Steel City neighborhood to discuss the latest operational enhancements at the landfill, as well as a revised Property Guaranty Agreement (PGA) aimed at addressing neighbors’ concerns about property values. The meeting was held in Steel City at the Steel…

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Landfill revises Property Guaranty Agreement

January 26, 2015 | News

Below is a letter from John Lamanna, Regional Vice President, that was sent to all Steel City residents. The letter begins: We have revised the Property Guaranty Agreement (PGA) to help clarify several points raised at the community meeting, which was held on November 13, 2014. Please note that the deadline for Steel City homeowners to…

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Landfill files Southeast Realignment plans

January 21, 2015 | News

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Bethlehem Landfill has filed an application for the Southeast Realignment major permit modification with the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection and sent notification to Lower Saucon Township. The permit would add an estimated five years to the site’s operations. Bethlehem officials first introduced the Southeast Realignment plan to Lower Saucon Township Council in…

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Site realignment plans announced

July 31, 2014 | News

Bethlehem Landfill announced plans today for a proposed realignment of the Bethlehem Landfill. The proposed project — including 6 acres of newly lined disposal area and 22 acres of slope cap — is located within the southeast section of the landfill’s existing 201-acre permit area, which is zoned for landfill use. “After carefully considering all options,…

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Construction begins on nature trail

June 25, 2014 | News

Construction has begun on the nature trail of the Environmental Education Center project of the Saucon Valley Foundation for Educational Innovation (SVFEI). Located on the Saucon Valley School District campus (comprised of the high, middle and elementary schools) the trail will be used as an innovative, living classroom for students. With the completion of the path expected this summer,…

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Landfill draws crowd for open house

September 16, 2013 | News

Bethlehem Landfill held an Open House at their facility last Saturday for neighbors across Lower Saucon Township. The event included free food, giveaways and activities for kids, prize drawings, demonstrations with heavy equipment and exhibiting environmental vendors. “We had an excellent turnout, a beautiful day and some great family activities,” said Jay McLaughlin, Regional Municipal…

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