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 [...]

2020-02-01T08:00:12+00:00February 1st, 2020|

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 [...]

2019-11-15T06:10:41+00:00November 15th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-11-04T08:00:18+00:00November 4th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-10-01T14:51:20+00:00October 1st, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-09-09T06:36:50+00:00September 9th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-08-14T20:35:37+00:00August 14th, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-08-01T21:51:10+00:00August 1st, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-07-17T20:29:52+00:00July 17th, 2019|
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