How To Reduce Waste For the Holidays

The holidays will probably look different for many of us this year. You may not be able to have as many friends and family over to celebrate your holiday with you this year due to COVID-19, and some of the celebrations may take place over Zoom instead. But that’s all [...]

2020-11-24T05:26:12+00:00November 24th, 2020|

The Benefits of Single Stream Recycling

Sorting through your recycling can be a hassle, and one that often dissuades homeowners from recycling in the first place. While it’s true that most recycling companies have a list of acceptable materials, it’s also true that many are only able to pick up certain materials — such as only [...]

2020-02-15T08:00:27+00:00February 15th, 2020|

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|

What Can You Recycle From Your Pantry

The most essential element to developing a regular recycling habit — and one of the most problematic issues — is knowing what exactly to recycle. Many people stick to the old trick of looking for the recycling sign, but find themselves frustrated when their recycling service doesn’t pick up all [...]

2019-11-04T08:00:18+00:00November 4th, 2019|

Everything You Need to Know About Glass Recycling

Not all recycling is plastic and cardboard. What do you do when it comes to tossing out glass? This is not a common problem for most homeowners, since glass is easily washable and not often used as a container or for packaging. However, you may find yourself trimming down on [...]

2019-10-01T14:51:20+00:00October 1st, 2019|

The Dos and Don’ts of Recycling

Single stream recycling has made recycling easier than ever for residents of Brazos Valley. Through our single stream collection and processing system, we’re able to accept more recyclable materials than ever before, including plastics 1-7 rather than simply plastics 1 and 2. However, you do still want to be careful [...]

2019-08-01T21:51:10+00:00August 1st, 2019|

5 Facts About Landfills

  A landfill is a site, usually an otherwise vacant lot or a clearing of some kind, where solid waste materials are dropped off to be buried for disposal. For perhaps obvious reasons, they’re rather controversial when it comes to waste management and protecting the environment. Every neighbor may have [...]

2019-07-04T14:46:40+00:00July 4th, 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|
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