Recycling at Home! Make Your Own Recycled Paper

Paper is one of the most commonly used recyclable materials, that almost everyone interacts with every single day. Since paper is made from trees, huge numbers are cut down to keep up with demand, leading to deforestation and supply issues. Luckily paper recycling is an easy way to take used [...]

2022-03-23T14:59:13+00:00March 2nd, 2022|

Recycling Resources And How To Find Them

The recycling movement has taken off in recent years, as information on environmental protection and recycling has become more widespread. In fact, regardless of whether or not you recycle, we are sure you have heard many times from many different sources that “recycling is important.” At Brazos Valley Trash Valet [...]

2021-12-01T12:37:37+00:00November 20th, 2021|

How Should I Dispose of Used Batteries?

Batteries may be a common household item, but that doesn’t mean they are fully understood. There are many misconceptions about batteries, especially when it comes to battery disposal. Many consumers don’t realize that the proper disposal of batteries varies depending on the type of battery in question. Alkaline Batteries Alkaline [...]

2021-11-02T07:28:59+00:00October 30th, 2021|

Where Do I Take My Scrap Brass Shells To Be Recycled Safely?

There are many everyday items that consumers tend to be unsure about regarding proper disposal. For example, those that spend time on public or private gun ranges have almost certainly wondered at some point whether or not you can recycle your brass shells. This leads to another question. Where? Steps [...]

2021-11-02T07:10:32+00:00October 27th, 2021|

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|

3 Tips For Moving Out of Your College Dorm

With the end of the year fast approaching, you may be looking at all the stuff you’ve accumulated in your dorm room and wondering, “How am I going to get all of this out?” It can be a stressful process, especially if you live out of state during the summer [...]

2019-05-22T21:31:15+00:00May 22nd, 2019|

How to Reduce Waste on Your Summer Vacation

Summer vacation will be here soon, and if you want to travel for the season, you’ve probably already started planning. You may know where you want to go and even what you want to pack. But what’s your plan for your waste management? It can be easy to forget about [...]

2019-05-04T05:04:57+00:00May 4th, 2019|

The Real Impact of Recycling

Recycling took off as a popular environmental movement in the 1970s, though in actuality, it had existed in some form or another for thousands of years. It was a way for every citizen to do their part in protecting the environment, not to mention a way to make a little [...]

2018-10-01T13:34:30+00:00October 1st, 2018|

Getting Rid of Your Old Junk Before You Move

Moving might be stressful, but it’s also the chance for a fresh start. Not only are you moving to a new place where you can make new memories, but you can shed some of your old clutter. In fact, given the hassle that moving can be, it’s probably best to [...]

2018-09-01T15:14:41+00:00September 1st, 2018|
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