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

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Recycling

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

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 […]

By |September 14th, 2019|Conserving Energy, Tips|0 Comments

4 Ways to Reuse Plastic Bottles

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. […]

By |September 9th, 2019|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Green Cleaning Tips, Recycling|0 Comments

5 Interesting Facts About Recycling

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, […]

By |August 14th, 2019|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Going Green|0 Comments

The Dos and Don’ts of Recycling

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 […]

By |August 1st, 2019|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

3 Ways to Recycle After 4th of July Festivities

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 […]

5 Facts About Landfills

 

A landfill is a site, usually an otherwise vacant lot or a clearing of some kind, where solid waste materials are dropped off to be buried for disposal. For perhaps obvious reasons, they’re rather controversial when it comes to waste management and protecting the environment. Every neighbor may have an opinion about them, but what […]

How to Be More Environmentally Conscious at Work

With the right trash and recycling service at home, like Brazos Valley Trash Valet, it’s easy to be environmentally conscious at home. Our monthly trash pickup service comes with complimentary recycling, and with our single stream system, you won’t have to worry about separating and sorting recycling yourself. However, it can be another story when […]

By |June 18th, 2019|Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

Disposing of Pool Chemicals

With summer here, kids and adults alike are excited for all the opportunities to go swimming. If you have a pool at your house, you not only have the convenience of being able to swim whenever you like, but an added boost to your entertainment appeal. A house with a pool is the house where […]

By |June 2nd, 2019|Reducing Waste|0 Comments