The Problem With Food Waste

In the United States, food waste makes up 1.3% of the total GDP. And this isn’t specifically a US problem. Throughout the world, about 33-50% of food produced is thrown away. This happens in restaurants especially. When customers don’t finish their food, or produce isn’t used on a particular night, [...]

2018-07-15T12:36:32+00:00July 15th, 2018|

4 Ways to Upcycle Shredded Tires

It would be nice if car tires never shredded or blew and thus never needed to be replaced, but sadly that’s not reality. It’s not just a pain to change and replace tires, it can be a pain to dispose of old tires, too. Left in landfills, tires tend to [...]

2018-05-15T03:00:33+00:00May 15th, 2018|

What is Recycling Contamination and Why Does it Matter?

Most of us can agree that recycling is a good thing. It’s always good to cut down on your waste and reuse our resources as much as possible, for the sake of the local environment and the world at large. But too often, people who recycle do so without thinking [...]

2018-05-01T02:09:40+00:00May 1st, 2018|

4 Ways to Cut Down on Food Waste

As a waste management company with a complimentary recycling service, Brazos Valley Trash Valet & Recycling can help you reduce your carbon footprint in many ways. Unfortunately, food waste is still a pretty big problem in the United States that waste management companies can only do so much to help [...]

2018-04-01T08:37:16+00:00April 1st, 2018|

Spring Cleaning Made Greener

Spring cleaning is almost upon us. Among all the hours of house cleaning, reorganizing, and clearing the patio of debris left by the winter, you’re bound to have plenty of trash that will need throwing out. Do you know what to recycle and what to toss into the garbage? And [...]

2018-03-01T15:07:25+00:00March 1st, 2018|

How Smart Waste Management Can Protect Wildlife

image by pixabay It’s no secret that the waste problem in America and throughout the world has an impact on wildlife. Pictures surface every year of ducks, lizards, or other animals with plastic packaging rings caught around their necks. Polluted ocean water causes hundreds of whales and dolphins [...]

2018-02-16T12:26:08+00:00February 16th, 2018|

4 New Year’s Recycling Resolutions

image by pixabay December is the month for looking back on the past year, but January is the month for looking forward. It’s a time for making resolutions and then taking steps to live up to them. Many people choose new year’s resolutions based on their career, like, [...]

2018-01-09T03:22:13+00:00January 9th, 2018|

Smart Ways to Dispose of Furniture

No couch is meant to last forever. At some point in your life, you’ve probably been faced with the issue of disposing of furniture. Sometimes if your old furniture is still functional, you might buy new furniture to better express your style. So, what do you do with the old [...]

2017-12-09T04:55:11+00:00December 9th, 2017|

Living the Zero Waste Life

What is Zero Waste? It’s the ideal that all resources should be reusable so that nothing is wasted. A commitment to zero waste means changing your lifestyle, eating, and consumer habits to use natural, sustainable resources, and then recycling or reusing them so as to continue the cycle of zero [...]

2017-10-09T03:37:11+00:00October 9th, 2017|
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