The Borough of Collegeville Council, at their public meeting on December 7th, 2022, voted unanimously to award local solid waste hauling company Whitetail Disposal, Inc. its comprehensive trash, recycle, and yard waste collection contract valued at almost $2.4 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 1,290 homes in Montgomery County, PA will begin January 1, 2023. Collegeville is making the transition from manual rear load service to automated service with equipment. Each home will be provided a new 96-gallon trash and new 96-gallon recycle toter for their weekly service. The yard waste service will remain the same. “We’re excited about both the opportunity to continue partnering with Collegeville on their waste and recycle collection, and the transition of the community over to automated service”, said CEO, Mike Schmidt.
Whitetail Disposal is a family-owned company employing 290 team members, who operate over 220 vehicles while servicing over 180,000 residential, industrial, and commercial customers every week.