3 Ways to Recycle After 4th of July Festivities

By |July 17th, 2019|

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 heavy weight when it comes […]

How to Be More Environmentally Conscious at Work

By |June 18th, 2019|

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 can be another story when […]

Eliminating the Smell of Your Trash and Recycling

By |March 16th, 2019|

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 bags, leaking trash, animals getting into your garbage cans,
or […]

4 Trash Can Hacks You Never Knew You Needed

By |March 2nd, 2019|

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 bags, leaking trash, animals getting into your garbage cans,
or […]

Waste and Recycling Resolutions for 2019

By |December 1st, 2018|

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

By |November 15th, 2018|

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 […]

3 Myths About Recycling

By |November 1st, 2018|

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 […]

4 Green Halloween Tips

By |October 15th, 2018|

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 […]

4 Common Recycling Mistakes

By |August 1st, 2018|

Most people know that recycling is a good practice. It reduces your waste and helps to make your community, and your world, a little cleaner. So there are several Brazos Valley residents with all the best intentions who might not realize that they’re actually making some common mistakes when it comes to recycling.

Some of these […]

The History of Recycling

By |July 1st, 2018|

Discussions of recycling often seem like something new, tailor made for an age when we need to be more careful about our air quality and dwindling natural resources. But recycling has actually been around for centuries, even millennia. Over all that time, it’s risen and fallen in popularity for various reasons, but there have always […]