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Royal Carting Service Co.

A Reliable & Responsible Waste Management Company

Three Generations Dedicated to Service & Community

As a young man determined to make his way and support a family, Emil Panichi launched Royal Carting as a part-time second job with a single truck. A living example of learning the business “hands-on,” Emil collected the garbage cans house-by-house while his employee drove the truck on their single Dutchess County route. Since that humble beginning, Emil has committed his time and energy to seeing Royal Carting grow and thrive across the Hudson Valley. Through the years, the business has expanded from residential garbage collection to include drop-off service and commercial waste removal. Royal remains a pioneer in recycling, having designed its first recycling program in 1977. Today, more than half of Royal Carting’s vehicles are zero-emission. Royal Carting, with sister company Welsh Sanitation, employs nearly 200 Hudson Valley residents and operates a fleet of specialized vehicles, along with its own single-stream recycling dropoff center and two NYS DEC permitted transfer stations. Having entered the business as teenagers working on weekends and school breaks, daughters Elisa and Evelyn are proud to carry on the Panichi family business tradition and community service mission that are the heart of Royal Carting.

Why Royal Carting

We're Your Trusted Neighbor


Annual Community Giving


Local Employees

20 Years

Average Employee Tenure


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Community Impact

"For it is in giving that we truly receive." - Mother Teresa

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The Panichi family’s passion for business is matched by their personal spirit of giving. As such, Royal Carting has made it a mission to give back to the community. Initiatives that help children overcome challenges and achieve their best potential are a particular area of focus.

Royal Carting supports local hospitals and colleges, as well as hundreds of local non-profit organizations, including the American Heart Association, American Cancer Society, DARE, Abilities First, Downs Syndrome of the Hudson Valley, Children’s Home of Poughkeepsie, and DC ARC.

​Most recently, Emil and his family helped to build the Panichi Pool for Maplebrook School of Amenia, NY — a specialized boarding school that serves adolescents and young adults who learn differently.

Panichi Center for Communication & Learning

Panichi Center for Communication & Learning

Panichi Center for Communication & Learning Dedicated in 2007, the Panichi Center was substantially funded by the Panichi family, which owns and operates Royal Carting. In the early 2000s, Evelyn Panichi, the daughter of Emil and Emily Panichi, recognized the need to expand the then-Saint Francis Hospital special needs preschool, moving it from worn-down trailers…

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Luigi and Elisa Panichi Memorial Scholarship

Established by the family of Luigi and Elisa Panichi to honor their memory this scholarship is available to seniors graduating from high school and students currently enrolled in accredited academic institutions including 4-year public and private colleges or universities, community colleges, and trade schools whose parents or guardians are employed by Panichi Holding Corp. d/b/a Royal Carting Service Co. or Valley 82 Holding Corp. d/b/a Welsh Sanitation Service.

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Marist College’s Hudson Valley Scholars Scholarship

Royal Carting Service Co. is proud to support the future of Hudson Valley students through the Marist College Hudson Valley Scholars program. As a Greystone Society sponsor, Royal Carting Service Co. committed $10,000 in funds to help make a Marist education accessible and affordable to local students and their families.

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