Category: Captain Curby

Getting to Know Captain Curby

Posted on: September 15, 2023

Many of us first met Captain Curby when we were handed our first Curby doll or when we saw him out at a Lugnuts game. Some may have been first introduced to Curby during one of his previous birthdays—through well wishes on social media or his iconic 30th birthday billboard. One of the best things... Continue reading

Ask Curby: Is Granger Replacing People with Automation?

Posted on: February 5, 2021

Dear Curby: I got a letter stating that my trash truck was being replaced with an automated truck. I know two people usually work in one truck. I’m concerned that someone may have gotten let go because you only need one person on a truck now. Are you replacing your people with automation? Please tell... Continue reading

5 Surprising Things about Captain Curby

Posted on: September 13, 2018

Each year on September 15, we celebrate a special day at Granger. It’s the day we debuted rolling trash carts in Lansing way back in 1983 and it’s also the day Captain CurbySM, our fabulous mascot, appeared for the first time. There’s no doubt Curby is beloved both here at Granger and out in the... Continue reading

A Star is Born: The History of Captain Curby

Posted on: September 14, 2017

You’ve probably seen his familiar face a lot over the years. He’s the Granger mascot Captain CurbySM, and he loves hanging out with Granger customers and community members, giving high fives and posing for photos. Curby’s story began more than 30 years ago, on September 15, 1983, and like many wonderful things, he started as... Continue reading

10 Reasons Why Captain Curby is Our Favorite Mascot

Posted on: September 15, 2016

Happy Birthday to the World’s Greatest Mascot, Captain CurbySM! Captain CurbySM, our loveable trash cart mascot, turns 33 today. We don’t like to brag, but when it comes to Curby, we can’t help it. We happen to think he’s the greatest mascot in the world, and here are some of our reasons: He looks great for... Continue reading