Curbside

The lowdown on waste and recycling

Les’s Sanitary Service Merges with Granger Waste Services

Granger Waste Services and Les’s Sanitary Service have reached an agreement to combine operations. Beginning December 1, 2022, Granger will assume Les’s customers. Les’s customers are not likely to notice much of a difference with the transition. Many of Les’s employees will take advantage of career opportunities with Granger. The Sweeney family started Les’s more… Continue reading

Slow Down to Get Around

Keeping our drivers safe is a priority for Granger every day of the year. The Slow Down to Get Around law just helps make doing that a little bit easier.

What Really Happens to Your Trash

If you’re like most people, you probably put your trash out at the street each week and promptly forget about it. But the story doesn’t end there. Here’s what happens to your trash after you put it out. Once your trash is in the truck, it is compacted to make it take up less space…. Continue reading

The Intern Experience at Granger Waste Services

In the summer of 2022, Granger Waste Services had the pleasure of hosting two summer interns. These interns, while doing extremely different jobs, both proved very beneficial to their departments, as well as learning some new skills and gaining valuable work experience along the way. Kelsey Hedman, who will soon be starting her senior year… Continue reading

Make Back to School a Little Greener

As the summer winds down, thoughts inevitably turn to back-to-school shopping. And while it’s exciting for kids to get some cool new stuff which takes a little of the sting out of having to head back to the classroom, the whole process can get downright environmentally unfriendly. Here are a few tips for keeping back… Continue reading

A Day in the Life of a Garbage Man

By Taylor Bass, Community Relations and Brand Specialist Recently, I had the opportunity to hop up in one of our automated side load (ASL) trucks and spend the day with RJ, a professional driver, on one of his residential trash routes. I had no idea what to expect when I pulled into the parking lot… Continue reading

Smelly Trash Cart? Here’s How to Clean It

In a previous blog post, we talked about what you can do to keep your cart cleaner and less smelly. But what if it’s too late and it’s already dirty and smelly? Don’t panic. You don’t need to request a new cart. They’re actually pretty easy to clean using items you have around the house… Continue reading

Earth-Friendly Barbecuing

If there’s anything that screams summer, it’s a barbecue with family or friends. There’s just something about cooking in the great outdoors. But the traditional grill out can be more wasteful than it needs to be. Here are some tips for a successful barbecue that’s a little more earth-friendly. Eat local. Whenever possible, choose menu… Continue reading

Taylor Bass Joins Granger Waste Services

    Granger Waste Services is pleased to welcome Taylor Bass as the new community relations and brand specialist. In her new role, Taylor will assist in developing strategies and programs, including event participation, education and corporate giving, designed to positively contribute to the community. She will be responsible for nurturing relationships between Granger and… Continue reading