Reducing Waste

Keeping Pests Out of Your Trash Bins This Fall

By |November 15th, 2018|

As temperatures drop, outdoor critters may find themselves looking for shelter — as well as free food. If you walk outside in the morning and find your trash bins tipped over, trash spilled out across the carport, there’s a good chance your trash bins have a pest problem. You may have even opened the trash […]

4 Green Halloween Tips

By |October 15th, 2018|

Whether you’re a child, a parent, or just enjoy a chance to dress up and decorate, Halloween can be one of the most fun times of year. However, just like Christmas or Thanksgiving, Halloween isn’t without its mess. Cleaning up the yard and the porch the day after Halloween can be a challenge, and there […]

Getting Rid of Your Old Junk Before You Move

By |September 1st, 2018|

Moving might be stressful, but it’s also the chance for a fresh start. Not only are you moving to a new place where you can make new memories, but you can shed some of your old clutter. In fact, given the hassle that moving can be, it’s probably best to go through your belongings and […]

Go Green This Labor Day

By |August 15th, 2018|

If you’re thinking of taking steps to go green, Labor Day weekend is a great way to start. Whether you’re staying in, taking a trip to the beach, or having a backyard grill party, you can take steps to cut down on waste and reduce your environmental impact.
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4 Common Recycling Mistakes

By |August 1st, 2018|

Most people know that recycling is a good practice. It reduces your waste and helps to make your community, and your world, a little cleaner. So there are several Brazos Valley residents with all the best intentions who might not realize that they’re actually making some common mistakes when it comes to recycling.

Some of these […]

4 Ways to Upcycle Shredded Tires

By |May 15th, 2018|

It would be nice if car tires never shredded or blew and thus never needed to be replaced, but sadly that’s not reality. It’s not just a pain to change and replace tires, it can be a pain to dispose of old tires, too. Left in landfills, tires tend to leak hazardous chemicals which can […]

What is Recycling Contamination and Why Does it Matter?

By |May 1st, 2018|

Most of us can agree that recycling is a good thing. It’s always good to cut down on your waste and reuse our resources as much as possible, for the sake of the local environment and the world at large. But too often, people who recycle do so without thinking about it, and this can […]

4 Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

By |April 1st, 2018|

As a waste management company with a complimentary recycling service, Brazos Valley Trash Valet & Recycling can help you reduce your carbon footprint in many ways. Unfortunately, food waste is still a pretty big problem in the United States that waste management companies can only do so much to help with. About 40% of food […]

How Smart Waste Management Can Protect Wildlife

By |February 16th, 2018|

It’s no secret that the waste problem in America and throughout the world has an impact on wildlife. Pictures surface every year of ducks, lizards, or other animals with plastic packaging rings caught around their necks. Polluted ocean water causes hundreds of whales and dolphins to beach themselves. Animals that dig through the trash often […]

The Environmental Impact of Our Waste

By |February 2nd, 2018|

We hear all the time that waste has an impact on the environment. Words like “ozone” are thrown around, as well as images of fish and ducks stuck inside plastic packaging. We know that plastic is non-biodegradable, and that can be a problem when it comes to waste disposal. But what are the specifics? What […]