4 Lifestyle Changes You Can Make To Help the Environment

We are at a point in the environmental crisis that anything citizens can do to help reduce their own carbon footprint makes a difference. Many homeowners are aware of recycling or making use of reusable dishware and silverware. However, there are other changes you could make to boost your local environment and, in some way, […]

By |August 10th, 2020|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Green Cleaning Tips|0 Comments

The Difference Between Biodegradable and Compostable

Eco-conscious Brazos Valley residents often hear terms like “biodegradable” and “compostable.” It’s clear that these are important traits when it comes to living a greener lifestyle, but what do they mean? Are the two interchangeable, or are there differences in the way they should be handled? Should one be prioritized over the other? In today’s […]

By |July 24th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

3 Right Ways to Recycle

Recycling is more than just looking for the recycling label on a container and chucking it into the recycling bin. In fact, careless recycling can sometimes do more harm than good, even contaminating the recycling batch so that none of it can be salvaged. It’s important for conscientious citizens not just to recycle but to […]

By |July 10th, 2020|BV Trash Valet & Recycling|0 Comments

How Plastic Bags Impact the Environment

Plastic bags quickly became a convenient alternative to paper bags at grocery stores. They’re more durable and don’t require cutting down any trees. Even today, though there are reusable grocery bag options, plastic bags are still the most prevalent kind of grocery bag by far. But plastic bags have their own negative impact on the […]

By |June 19th, 2020|Eco-Friendly, Recycling|0 Comments

4 Myths and Misconceptions About Recycling

Many homeowners have good intentions when it comes to recycling and helping reduce their environmental impact. But sometimes misinformed recycling can do more harm than not recycling at all. In fact, recycling the wrong items can even potentially contaminate the whole batch. Unfortunately, there are plenty of myths and misconceptions that have been accepted as […]

By |June 5th, 2020|BV Trash Valet & Recycling|0 Comments

COVID-19’s Impact on Waste Management and Recycling

The COVID-19 pandemic seems to have touched every aspect of our lives. Most people have had to transition to working from home or going without their jobs altogether. Those who still go into work as “essential workers” have had to take safety precautions to protect themselves from infection. Social gatherings and big events have been […]

By |May 13th, 2020|BV Trash Valet & Recycling|0 Comments

3 Tips to Create a Zero Waste Easter Basket

The Easter Bunny is on his way! Many things might have changed about the way your family celebrates Easter in light of current events, but you can still put together an Easter basket for your kids and enjoy an egg hunt throughout the house or the yard. However, one thing that hasn’t changed is the […]

By |April 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Minimize Waste For Your Picnic

Spring is the most popular time of year to have a picnic. With longer days and fair, sunny weather, it’s a great time to enjoy the outdoors by laying out a blanket in the park and packing some food for everyone to enjoy. Picnics, however, often come with their fair amount of waste, from paper […]

By |April 7th, 2020|Reducing Waste|0 Comments

Cleaning Your Yard for Spring

Spring is on its way, with all its longer days and blooming flowers. Finally, you can start to spend more time outside again, an exciting thought that may be overwhelmed by the dread of having to clean your yard. Where do you start? What do you do with all the debris your yard collected over […]

By |March 15th, 2020|Green Cleaning Tips|0 Comments

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? […]

By |March 1st, 2020|Recycling|0 Comments