Waste Not Want Not: 3 Tips for Keeping Your Event Waste Managed
In January, our company proudly provided waste collection services at the Chevron Houston Marathon. We bring this up because it is a common misconception that an outdoor event such as a marathon, fair, or concert only needs portable toilets and carefully-placed trash bins. However, event planners for these types of events need to focus on event waste management. Outdoor events and other types of events that bring a large crowd Read More
What is the Best Roll-off Dumpster Size for Your Job?
Roll-off dumpsters are a critical element of a construction or job site, special event, or homebuilding project. Being able to manage the waste produced at these locations will allow you to finish a job on-schedule or complete a tear-down on-time. To maintain the costs of waste support, you want to have the right size roll-off dumpsters available at your location. There are two kinds of risk from not having the Read More
3 Construction Waste Disposal Options You Should Consider
While in the middle of a construction project or after completing a construction project, your business will need to identify the best waste disposal option that fits your job. Since no two jobs are alike in size, scope, or location, you should determine the most efficient and cost-effective method for construction waste disposal on a job-by-job basis.
What Are the Best Options for Waste Disposal?
1. Recycle the Construction Waste
Recycling Read More
Celebrating 25 Years of Serving Businesses!
Gainsborough Waste is proud to celebrate 25 years of business serving the waste needs of companies in Greater Houston and throughout Texas. What started as a two-person operation (Gainsborough Waste president Noble Carl and his wife, Anne Carl) has grown into one of the leading waste service providers in the industry. How did we get here? We stayed true to our family roots, focused on providing optimal service for customers, and Read More
Introducing Our New “White Glove” Pick-up Service
Gainsborough Waste is proud to introduce our new service offering to support commercial waste collection at Houston-area office buildings. Our “White Glove” Waste Pickup Service is geared toward building managers who desire a solution to efficiently collect trash for their tenants. Perhaps you are challenged by jammed trash chutes, trash dumpsters overflowing before each collection or a lack of space for front load dumpsters or roll-off compaction equipment. We are Read More
3 Recycling Industry Trends that Will Impact Construction in 2019
As we look ahead to 2019, consider these recycling industry trends that will affect your construction site.
1. More Construction Means More Waste
Construction is booming right now. According to the latest official data released by the U.S. government, construction spending is up 7.2 percent year-over-year. Because of how much activity there is in the industry, that means there is also an increase in the amount of waste being produced at construction Read More
Welcome Back Liz Culver — Now Cancer-Free!
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse are proud to call Elizabeth “Liz” Culver one of our employees. Liz, who is an excellent customer service representative for our company, recently returned to full-time work after battling cancer. Around the office, we know Liz as an outgoing, warm-hearted person who enjoys helping customers. She also assists with reporting reviews and metrics. Now, we also see her as a warrior!
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Gainsborough Waste & Texas Outhouse Proud to Sponsor PetrochemWorks Golf Tournament
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse were proud to continue our annual sponsorship of the PetrochemWorks Golf Tournament, which benefits young workers in the Houston area. This year’s tournament took place on Friday morning, October 26 at Wildcat Golf Club in Houston. Our company provided 2-stall luxury restroom trailers to ensure a comfortable user experience for tournament participants. While our company did not play the links this year, we appreciated the Read More
Roll-off Dumpster Prices: How to Get the Best Rental Deal
Whether you need a roll-off dumpster for a construction job, homebuilding site, road repair, special event, or another purpose, you want to be informed about how to get the best deal. We have seen some customers select the biggest roll-off dumpster available on the market, but they end up only using a portion of the available space to collect their waste. Alternatively, some customers under-estimate the size of their job Read More
Announcing Our New Safety Manager
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse are proud to announce the hiring of our new safety manager, Jessica Flores, to build on our company’s commitment to safety. Jessica brings a decade of experience in transportation logistics to our company. In her new role, she will enhance our driver safety program and develop other safety programs to ensure that we meet compliance standards and focus on accident prevention.
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Gainsborough Waste & Texas Outhouse Win Houston Waste Service Contracts
(Houston, TX - November 1, 2018) Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse recently won three major waste service contracts serving the Greater Houston market. As part of a three-year, multi-million dollar deal, Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse will provide official waste services for the City of Houston, Harris County, and METRO. “This is an historic moment for our company being recognized for our ability to deliver high-quality waste services,” says Gainsborough Waste president Read More
Our Company Proud to Work With Brand Junkie
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse are proud of our working partnership with Brand Junkie to provide official company merchandise. Brand Junkie has taken our company logos and branding to create amazing products such as hats, shirts, pens, bags, jackets, vests, and other embroidered items and wearables. The items have served a dual purpose to support our company’s growing needs.
Brand Junkie Supports Internal and External Purposes
Internally, our staff, Read More
How to Handle Hazardous Waste at Your Construction Site
Oftentimes at the construction site, your team may come across material that they are unsure is hazardous or non-hazardous. To prevent health issues or risks to the environment in these situations, your team should be trained to stop and evaluate the situation. Specifically, your team should be trained on how to identify the characteristics of hazardous waste at your construction site. To support this process, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Read More
Mobile Construction Crews: What is the Access Requirement for Toilets?
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) set a standard for the minimum number of toilets that should be available and accessible for construction workers at a job site. However, not every construction job is the same. Many construction jobs require workers to travel to and from various sites, perform a special service at different locations on the same day, or travel for other reasons. The key is to distinguish Read More
How to Identify Hazardous vs. Non-Hazardous Construction Waste
Separating hazardous from non-hazardous construction waste is a critical element of construction jobs, especially for large infrastructure projects. Improperly separating the two types of construction waste could increase costs, harm your workers, and lead to fines. When your team creates or encounters various material on the job site, be sure they understand how to identify the types of waste to ensure proper disposal.
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Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse Featured in Waste Advantage
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse were prominently featured in a recent edition of the Waste Advantage Magazine. The article profiled our leadership team, the expansion of commercial services for businesses, and our company culture focused on team safety.
Where Does the Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse Story Begin?
The story of our company began in 1994 when Noble Carl, the president of Gainsborough Waste, joined forces with his father Carl to Read More
5 Disaster Cleanup Risks You Should Avoid
Cleaning up your place of business following a disaster or major storm comes with risks that you may not think about. Your team might be focused on avoiding holes and miss a loose electrical line. Or, they might move too quickly through high water and encounter a dangerous snake. Your team needs to have the right mindset about taking precautions during disaster cleanup. They should also be mindful of the Read More
How to Safeguard Your Construction Site Against an Emergency
If your company was in the middle of a construction project when Hurricane Harvey made landfall last summer, you know far too well about additional costs from production delays and damage to equipment and building material. One year later, now is the time to think about how to safeguard your construction site in case of a future emergency situation.
What Planning Steps Should You Take to Protect Your Site? Create Read More
5 Commonly Asked Questions About Commercial Storm Debris Removal
Houston businesses are just as affected by residents when a storm such as Hurricane Harvey makes landfall. The key is having the necessary resources for storm debris removal. With this in mind, we pulled together some of the most commonly asked questions we have received over the years.
Answers to Your Questions About Debris Removal
Question #1: Should I Contact My Insurance Agency? Business owners need a starting point to recover Read More
Our Services: 40 Yard Dumpster
The largest dumpster size we offer, the 40 yard dumpster is the ideal choice for large-scale commercial builds and remodels, bulky waste, industrial waste, disaster relief and special event clean-up. Read More
Happy Independence Day!
Wishing you a happy and safe Fourth of July! Read More
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse In the News
Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse are featured in the June 2018 edition of Waste Advantage Magazine. Click Here to see them on the cover and read the article. Read More
World Environment Day
Today, June 5, 2018 is World Environment Day. Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse invite you to visit the World Environment Day Website to discover the many ways that you can help combat plastic pollution. Gainsborough Waste provides roll off dumpsters and Texas Outhouse provides portable toilets to Houston and the surrounding areas. Read More
Happy Memorial Day!
At Gainsborough Waste, we’d like to thank and honor those soldiers who have given their lives for our country in order for us to be free. Enjoy Memorial Day Weekend and take a few minutes to reflect on the true meaning of this holiday. Read More
Leaders of Gainsborough Waste: William Carl
Although he is most noted in the Houston community as a broker, developer and builder of high-end custom homes, what few people know is that William Carl is also a builder of dreams. As the patriarch of the Carl family, William spent his life developing dreams into reality, including those of his two sons, Noble and Paul. He made it his mission to ensure that they had a chance to Read More
Honoring Earth Day
Happy Earth Day!
According to Recycle Across America, recycling is the top action society can do to simultaneously improve the environment, the economy, sustainable manufacturing and to prevent waste from going into oceans. At Gainsborough Waste, we are proud to be a part of a larger effort to recycle and repurpose waste materials. To date, approximately 65% of the waste loads that come through our facilities are recycled and sent to Read More
New Gainsborough Waste Transfer Station is Open!
The new Gainsborough Waste Transfer Station is now open! In addition to our Kiam Street waste drop off location, this waste facility is located at our main office at 950 McCarty Street, Houston, TX 77095. The transfer station is available to small independent waste operators, and accepts dry waste only. If you would like to learn more, please check out our rate card by clicking here. Read More
Gainsborough Waste is honored to provide waste removal services for Camp Hope. Located in Houston, Texas, Camp Hope is a non-profit organization that provides interim housing and counseling programs for Wounded Warriors and veterans suffering from combat related Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, as well as their families. Gainsborough Waste is dedicated to supporting military veterans who have given their all to protect our country and the rights of its Read More
Out With The Old, In With The New!
Out With The Old, In With The New
Change. It’s the only constant in life, and 2017 proved to be a year full of changes for Houston and our community at large. And while we pride ourselves on being a conduit of change through the products and services we provide, we realized that 2017 was the perfect time to start making a few changes of our own. In the way that Read More
Bill Pay Facelift
Have you seen the new Gainsborough Waste and Texas Outhouse sites? They are pretty awesome! For those of you who pay their bills online, don't worry because it may look different to match the new sites, but the functionality is exactly the same. However, stay tuned because we are exploring options to make our online bill pay option faster and more efficient. Read More
We've got some great news! All 150 employees of Texas Outhouse and Gainsborough Waste are moving to our new facility located at 950 McCarty Street. Please stop in and say hello! Read More