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 [...]

2018-12-01T13:34:33+00:00December 1st, 2018|

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 [...]

2018-11-15T06:00:53+00:00November 15th, 2018|

4 Common Recycling Mistakes

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 [...]

2018-08-01T20:50:25+00:00August 1st, 2018|

The History of Recycling

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 [...]

2018-07-01T07:01:07+00:00July 1st, 2018|

Keeping Kids Safe Around Garbage Trucks

Garbage trucks are hard to miss. They’re massive, noisy, and they usually carry with them the smell of, well, garbage. However, kids don’t typically worry too much about garbage trucks, and small kids are very easy for garbage trucks to miss. It’s important for anyone to be careful around the [...]

2018-06-14T22:57:56+00:00June 14th, 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|

What Do You Look For in a Trash and Recycling Service?

How much thought do you put into your trash and recycling disposal service? Many homeowners choose the default trash and recycling service, generally offered by the city, but there are services out there that could do more. However, with every waste management service claiming to be the best, what should [...]

2018-04-15T08:56:16+00:00April 15th, 2018|
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