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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 ( 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
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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 <
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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
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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.

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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
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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.
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Happy Independence Day!

Wishing you a happy and safe Fourth of July!    
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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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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
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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 <
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Camp Hope

  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
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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.
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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
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Moving Day!

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!
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