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How to Have a Spooky, Eco-Friendly Halloween

By |October 15th, 2019|

Halloween is one of the most fun holidays of the year. It’s an opportunity to deck out your home in spooky, fun decorations, and maybe even to dress up yourself. If you have kids, it’s a chance to find the perfect costumes for them and take them trick-or-treating. Maybe the best part for you is […]

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Recycling

By |October 1st, 2019|

Not all recycling is plastic and cardboard. What do you do when it comes to tossing out glass? This is not a common problem for most homeowners, since glass is easily washable and not often used as a container or for packaging. However, you may find yourself trimming down on some of your belongings when […]

How to Make Your Home More Eco-Friendly, Room By Room

By |September 14th, 2019|

Eco-friendly living has never been more necessary than now. Fortunately, with new advancements every day, it’s never been easier to have a comfortable and eco-friendly home. Whether it comes to your waste management or your energy efficiency, anyone can make their home a little greener. If the process seems overwhelming, consider taking it room by […]

4 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

By |September 9th, 2019|

When it comes to waste management, plastic bottles are a notorious problem. Over 60 million plastic bottles are thrown away every year, and most of those end up in landfills or incinerators. While some might swear off bottled water completely, this isn’t a solution for everyone and it wouldn’t completely eradicate the plastic bottle problem. […]

5 Interesting Facts About Recycling

By |August 14th, 2019|

According to Recycling Across America, recycling is collapsing in the United States, despite the environmental crisis becoming more and more urgent. 25% of recycling plants from the largest recycling hauler have been closed, and over 1,000 recycling centers and processing plants have been closed in California alone. They attribute much of this problem to cross-contamination, […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Recycling

By |August 1st, 2019|

Single stream recycling has made recycling easier than ever for residents of Brazos Valley. Through our single stream collection and processing system, we’re able to accept more recyclable materials than ever before, including plastics 1-7 rather than simply plastics 1 and 2. However, you do still want to be careful not to cross contaminate recycling […]

3 Ways to Recycle After 4th of July Festivities

By |July 17th, 2019|

4th of July is an exciting celebration, full of fireworks, music, and time spent running around the yard with family. It’s a time to celebrate freedom, and in the moment, few of us are thinking about our waste. But like most major holidays, 4th of July can rack up a heavy weight when it comes […]

The Rise and Fall of Packaging Waste

By |October 16th, 2017|

In the 1990s and before, the United States had a big problem with packaging waste. Think, after all, of how many packages the American household receives every day, whether it’s food packaging, appliances, or packages delivered to their door. It’s hard to imagine life without packages, and when combined with our waste habits, it’s surprising […]

Living the Zero Waste Life

By |October 9th, 2017|

What is Zero Waste? It’s the ideal that all resources should be reusable so that nothing is wasted. A commitment to zero waste means changing your lifestyle, eating, and consumer habits to use natural, sustainable resources, and then recycling or reusing them so as to continue the cycle of zero waste. The less we waste, […]

Decluttering for Fall Cleaning

By |October 2nd, 2017|

You’ve probably heard of spring cleaning, but what about fall cleaning? The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) actually recommends that you do a major cleanse twice a year: once in the spring and once in the fall. In those six months between seasons, you’re sure to have built up plenty of clutter that’s started to make […]