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 [...]

2020-06-19T00:51:58+00:00June 19th, 2020|

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 [...]

2020-03-01T06:40:25+00:00March 1st, 2020|

Everything You Need to Know About Post-Holiday Trash and Recycling

Between the big family dinners, decorations, gift wrapping and gift unwrapping, the holidays can certainly generate a big mess when the parties are all said and done. You may find yourself surrounded by wrapping paper, casserole dishes, and tinsel wondering what you can do with it all. Fortunately, much of [...]

2019-12-27T21:34:23+00:00December 27th, 2019|

How to Reduce Waste in Your Laundry Room

Zero Waste is not limited to the kitchen and your home office. If you look around, you can probably find ways to reduce waste in almost every room of your house. That includes your laundry room. While you might not spend much time just hanging around your laundry room, you [...]

2019-12-14T20:54:02+00:00December 14th, 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|

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 [...]

2019-06-18T15:01:22+00:00June 18th, 2019|

Eliminating the Smell of Your Trash and Recycling

Your trash cans are an important part of your home, and your waste management as a whole even more important. However, dealing with trash cans and garbage bags isn’t exactly the most glamorous of chores and might be a bit of a pain. Maybe you’ve had to deal with slipping [...]

2019-03-16T03:24:39+00:00March 16th, 2019|

4 Trash Can Hacks You Never Knew You Needed

Your trash cans are an important part of your home, and your waste management as a whole even more important. However, dealing with trash cans and garbage bags isn’t exactly the most glamorous of chores and might be a bit of a pain. Maybe you’ve had to deal with slipping [...]

2019-03-02T15:00:14+00:00March 2nd, 2019|
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