Safety Tips — June 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director Everyone knows that Pittsburgh isn’t one of the sunniest cities around. In fact, according to, Pittsburgh ranks as the 19th cloudiest city in the U.S. with an average of 206 overcast days a year! So with that said, it’s important to note that sunburns happen even on… Read more »

Getting to know you – May 2009

Grace Savatt Septic Division Manager One place I’d like to visit: Italy One movie I can’t live without: Hokey, but made for TV movies on Lifetime Famous person I’d like to buy a drink: The Pope Favorite song on my radio or iPod: “The Way You Look Tonight,” Frank Sinatra The best advice I’ve ever… Read more »

Worth Noting! – May 2009

John Malanchak passed his CDL test on May 7! Great job John! Congrats! Congratulations to everyone who took the certification test for the Portable Sanitation Association International! Look for the new certificates for Delbert Fullum, John Haley, Mark Herbinko, Jim Lancaster, John Malanchak and Alex McCarthy.

Gold Star Announcements – May 2009

John Malanchak (March 31) – A customer called to say that John always did such a wonderful job and that he is always very polite and helpful. If they call for a service, he is there the same day to fix the problem. Great job John! John Haley (May 8) – John got a gold… Read more »

Safety Tips — May 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director The busy season has started at Mr. John and there is a lot of work that needs to be done in a short amount of time! We are all rushing to get things done, but just remember … when anyone rushes to get something done, the quality of… Read more »

Gold Star Announcements – April 2009

Jerome Heckert (February 18) – Jerome got a gold star from a longtime customer who called to say what an excellent job he and John Piotrowski Jr. (who also received a gold star) did while delivering his 12×60 trailer. He was very happy with our service. Great job guys! Larry Sarver (March 2) – Larry… Read more »

Safety tips – April 2009

By Megan Wolfarth, Training and Safety Director There are many policies in place at Mr. John that are designed with your safety in mind. Some examples are the safety glasses that are required while servicing portable toilets or working in the shop, the eyewash station in case of accidents or the fire extinguishers that are… Read more »

Letter from the General – April 2009

By Jeff Wolfarth, General Manager I want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for helping to clean up and get ready for our guests from all over the world. I want to include everyone that did their normal duties and kept the heat off the rest of us that were busy cleaning and organizing…. Read more »

Spring marks time of growth

By Chris McCarthy, Vice President Spring (noun): a. The season of the year, occurring between winter and summer, during which the weather becomes warmer and plants revive, extending in the Northern Hemisphere from the vernal equinox to the summer solstice and popularly considered to comprise March, April, and May. b. A time of growth and… Read more »

Gold Star Announcements – March 2009

John Sciulli (January 7) – John got a gold star from a customer in Butler, Pa. The customer called in to say that John always does a good job and cleans his toilets very well. Dynamite! John Piotrowski Jr. (January 29) – We received a call from the commissioner for the 3rd City Ward in… Read more »