How to Dispose of Unused Medications

What happens to your medication when you no longer need it? Maybe you have pain relievers that are expired or a prescription that you were given when recovering from an illness that you got over before you finished it. Your first instinct might be to throw the bottle away with the remaining pills still in […]

By |January 17th, 2019|Green Cleaning Tips, Reducing Waste, Tips|0 Comments

All About Hazardous Waste and What to Do With It

If you’ve taken a look at our recycling guidelines, you’ve probably noticed the last point: “no food waste or hazardous material can be accepted!!” We’re pretty adamant about it. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a trash and recycling company anywhere that allows hazardous waste to be picked up, and for good reason. In […]

What To Do With Your Food Scraps This Holiday Season

It happens every year: Thanksgiving and Christmas dinners come and go, leaving behind more food scraps than you know what to do with the next day. Maybe in your household there’s a matter of drawing straws to decide who does the dishes for the night, or trying to pass food on to relatives as they […]

Waste and Recycling Resolutions for 2019

The time has come again to look to the year ahead, and everything we want to accomplish. There’s something about the end of the year that lends itself to reflection and a drive for self-improvement. For some, that might be financial goals, while others might make a goal to get in shape. Others want to […]

Keeping Pests Out of Your Trash Bins This Fall

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 […]

By |November 15th, 2018|Recycling, Reducing Waste|0 Comments

3 Myths About Recycling

For the most part, recycling is seen as a good thing: a fairly easy thing that anyone can do to help the environment. However, there is a fair amount of discourse about the real impact of recycling, and whether it’s even counterproductive to recycle. Information abounds and though not all of it is accurate, it’s […]

By |November 1st, 2018|BV Trash Valet & Recycling, Recycling|0 Comments

4 Green Halloween Tips

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 […]

The Real Impact of Recycling

Recycling took off as a popular environmental movement in the 1970s, though in actuality, it had existed in some form or another for thousands of years. It was a way for every citizen to do their part in protecting the environment, not to mention a way to make a little cash on the side. As […]

5 Ways to Go Green AND Save Money

Why is it that the things supposedly good for you are often more expensive? Whether it’s food, home appliances, or gym memberships, it can be tough to make positive changes when you’re on a tight budget. Fortunately, you don’t have to break the bank in your goal to go green and reduce your carbon footprint. […]

Getting Rid of Your Old Junk Before You Move

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 […]