Global Recycling Day 2020: Everything You Need to Know

Every day is a good day to recycle and be more environmentally conscious about your waste. Global Recycling Day, however, is a day to recognize those efforts, as well as to spread awareness and encourage recycling on a global scale. This year, Global Recycling Day lands on March 21. Never heard of Global Recycling Day? […]

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The Benefits of Single Stream Recycling

Sorting through your recycling can be a hassle, and one that often dissuades homeowners from recycling in the first place. While it’s true that most recycling companies have a list of acceptable materials, it’s also true that many are only able to pick up certain materials — such as only plastics #1-2 — because of […]

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The 3 Best Ways to Dispose of Ammunition

There’s no use holding on to old junk that you no longer need, but some items are trickier to dispose of than others. One thing that throws many conscientious homeowners through a loop when it comes to trash and recycling is what to do with old or unusable ammunition. It may be bullets that you […]

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Tips to Reduce Mess During a Remodel

Remodeling is an exciting process in the moment, but it can be hell to clean up when it’s all over. If you hire a contractor to remodel for you, they’ll likely clean the area before they leave. If you decide to do it yourself, the job falls to you. You’re bound to have a full […]

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4 Ways to Dispose of Your Toilet

Disposing of a toilet is not something that homeowners do every day, or even every year. In fact, this may be your first time coming upon this problem. But no toilet is built to last forever. Maybe yours broke and needed to be replaced or maybe you decided to upgrade to a more water efficient […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Post-Holiday Trash and Recycling

Between the big family dinners, decorations, gift wrapping and gift unwrapping, the holidays can certainly generate a big mess when the parties are all said and done. You may find yourself surrounded by wrapping paper, casserole dishes, and tinsel wondering what you can do with it all. Fortunately, much of the waste that you generate […]

By |December 27th, 2019|Eco-Friendly, Recycling|0 Comments

How to Reduce Waste in Your Laundry Room

Zero Waste is not limited to the kitchen and your home office. If you look around, you can probably find ways to reduce waste in almost every room of your house. That includes your laundry room. While you might not spend much time just hanging around your laundry room, you still create waste through using […]

By |December 14th, 2019|Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

America Recycles Day 2019

November 15 is the 22nd America Recycles Day, dedicated to educating and encouraging residents throughout America to recycle and live a greener, closer to zero-waste life. There are events all around the country to help you get into the spirit, and you can even organize an event yourself. But what started America Recycles Day, and […]

By |November 15th, 2019|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Events, Going Green|0 Comments

What Can You Recycle From Your Pantry

The most essential element to developing a regular recycling habit — and one of the most problematic issues — is knowing what exactly to recycle. Many people stick to the old trick of looking for the recycling sign, but find themselves frustrated when their recycling service doesn’t pick up all recyclables. For instance, some recycling […]

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How to Have a Spooky, Eco-Friendly Halloween

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 […]

By |October 15th, 2019|Events, Tips|0 Comments