The Northampton Township Board of Supervisors, at their public meeting last night, voted unanimously to award local solid waste hauling company Whitetail Disposal, Inc. its comprehensive trash, recycle, and yard waste collection contract valued at almost $28 million dollars. The contract encompasses once a week collection for trash, recycle, and yard waste over a 3-year term with two successive 1-year options. Whitetail Disposal, Inc. is a local company founded and headquartered in Perkiomenville, PA, New Hanover Township, Montgomery County, and is the largest individual script hauler in the Philadelphia service area. The company is celebrating its 15-year anniversary founded by Michael Schmidt in 2008.
Under the new contract, service for the 12,800 homes in Northampton Township will begin January 1, 2023. Northampton is making the transition from manual rear load service to automated service with equipment. Each home will be provided a 96-gallon trash toters for their weekly service, Northampton residents already have recycle equipment, and yard waste service will remain the same. “We’re excited about the opportunity to work for and partner with Northampton for the collection, and the transition of the community over to automated service”, said CEO, Mike Schmidt, “Northampton is one of the largest communities in PA, and we’re well prepared as a partner with the community to make this significant improvement in their waste services” Schmidt added.
Whitetail Disposal is a family-owned company employing 260 team members, who operate over 220 vehicles while servicing over 180,000 residential, industrial, and commercial customers every week.