4 Reasons To Appreciate Trash and Recycling Workers

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, many efforts have been made to appreciate healthcare workers such as nurses, doctors, and EMTs. Essential workers who keep the world spinning while the rest of us are in quarantine have also been given their laurels by the community. Among those essential workers [...]

2020-09-07T14:08:41+00:00September 7th, 2020|

Waste Management and Storage For Small Businesses

It’s one thing to handle your waste management responsibly as an individual, or even as a large corporation that has vast resources. But it’s another thing to handle waste management responsibly when you’re a small business trying to make ends meet and trying to grow. Packaging waste, paper and receipts, [...]

2020-08-28T15:30:42+00:00August 28th, 2020|

The Difference Between Biodegradable and Compostable

Eco-conscious Brazos Valley residents often hear terms like “biodegradable” and “compostable.” It’s clear that these are important traits when it comes to living a greener lifestyle, but what do they mean? Are the two interchangeable, or are there differences in the way they should be handled? Should one be prioritized [...]

2020-07-24T01:06:20+00:00July 24th, 2020|

America Recycles Day 2019

November 15 is the 22nd America Recycles Day, dedicated to educating and encouraging residents throughout America to recycle and live a greener, closer to zero-waste life. There are events all around the country to help you get into the spirit, and you can even organize an event yourself. But what [...]

2019-11-15T06:10:41+00:00November 15th, 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|

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|

Smart Ways to Dispose of Furniture

No couch is meant to last forever. At some point in your life, you’ve probably been faced with the issue of disposing of furniture. Sometimes if your old furniture is still functional, you might buy new furniture to better express your style. So, what do you do with the old [...]

2017-12-09T04:55:11+00:00December 9th, 2017|

3 Tips For Recycling Plastic

Plastic pollution is one of the biggest problems facing our environment today. Experts estimate that the average American throws away about 185 pounds of plastic each year. Plastic accounts for 10% of the total waste generated, because we use so much of it.  And because plastic is non-biodegradable, it tends [...]

2017-12-02T04:46:06+00:00December 2nd, 2017|
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