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|

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|

National Prescription Drug Take Back Day

April 27th is National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. Every year, the DEA collects unused or expired prescription drugs at multiple locations throughout the country. Last year, the total added up to over 900,000 pounds of prescription drugs. This day was established by the DEA in 2010 as a way [...]

2019-04-23T01:54:49+00:00April 23rd, 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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