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Waste Disposal & Waste Management: Pottsville

About Elk Environmental Services
Can you say for sure that your company is benefitting from fully optimized waste streams? That you are getting a fair price and customized service from a company you can rely on? Elk Environmental Services has spent almost thirty years in the business making sure that their clients can answer “Yes” to these questions. Elk is based in Reading, Pennsylvania, and serves the Central and Eastern Pennsylvania regions as well as cities along the East Coast. We are family owned and operated, and our team of professionals includes chemists and environmental scientists with a combined 200 years of experience in the field. In addition to our corporate headquarters, Elk also maintains a fleet facility for our wide array of vehicles and equipment as well as a 10-day hazardous and non-hazardous waste secure storage facility. Our experience, employees, facilities, and our company work ethic makes Elk the turnkey solution to your environmental needs.


Waste Disposal
Elk is an expert in both hazardous and non-hazardous waste disposal options. We can advise your company on its entire waste stream, making sure that you are saving money where you can and remaining in full regulatory compliance.

Elk’s Waste Disposal Services Include:

-Hazardous and non-hazardous transportation and disposal
-Medical waste disposal
-Drum Services & Roll-Off Services
-Storage Tank Management
-Waste Consolidation, Re-packing, Minimization & Waste Process Review
-Vacuum Services
-Hazardous Waste Determination & Document Preparation
-Hazardous Waste Generator Compliance Monitoring
-Wastewater Treatment
-Waste to Energy
-24 hour Emergency Spill Response (with prior ER Contract)


There are a number of waste disposal services available through Elk, including:

-Beneficial Reuse
-Fuels Blending


Elk uses a wide array of in-house equipment including its Presvac truck, with its high volume blower attachment. This makes it specially designed to handle sludges, solids and liquids. The Presvac can be used with a secondary containment vessel, such as a vacuum box, or elevated and opened to dump solids. The Presvac's state-of-the-art filter system enables the unit to handle both hazardous and non-hazardous materials while minimizing the release of air-borne particles. It has a capacity of 3,200 gallons and can haul approximately 2,200 gallons over the road.


Safety and regulatory compliance are of the utmost importance to Elk Environmental, and we make sure to stay in accordance with all local, state, and federal regulations in transporting and disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous materials. In addition, we strictly adhere to health and safety practices set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), and the Environment Protection Agency (EPA) Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). All Elk field professionals undergo stringent health and safety training and are 40-hour OSHA trained and certified in order to keep you in compliance and limit your liability exposure. We also offer training at our or your company’s facilities to keep your employees fully safe and compliant when dealing with potentially dangerous situations.


Elk Environmental was founded in 1988 as a subsidiary of the Empire Group. The Empire Group started as Empire Wrecking in 1955, and recently celebrated 60 years in the industry. This Reading-based, family-owned company grew to include six sister companies who work together to meet and exceed client expectations. Employees of the Empire Group bring the same dedication to jobs today that they have been bringing since the company’s founding, and that’s one reason that Elk Environmental is sure to exceed your company’s expectations.


Reach out today to learn about what Elk Environmental can do for your company. We are available by email at info@elkenv.com and by phone at 610-372-4760.
Waste Disposal Waste Management Pottsville