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From the Pitcher’s Mound to Building a Company

From the Pitcher’s Mound to Building a Company

What kind of lessons can baseball teach? Blake Brannon, President of BIG, shares the leadership lessons he learned as a professional baseball player. Waste360 40 under 40 winner Blake Brannon  

BIG Voted Best of the Brazos Valley for 2020

BIG Voted Best of the Brazos Valley for 2020

BVR, a BIG Company, has been chosen for the 10th straight year as Best of the Brazos Valley. Did you know? Brazos Valley Recycling (BVR) is a family-owned state-certified facility that provides our community with waste removal, recycling, disposal, and transportation services. BVR serves businesses, residents, construction sites, and municipalities. BVR helps businesses manage their…

A BIG Congratulations to the Street Party Dress Up Winner!

A BIG Congratulations to the Street Party Dress Up Winner!

We want to send a BIG thank you to everyone who participated in the Brenham Street Party Dress Up Contest and helped make it a success!   BIG congratulations go to Allison Crowson, who submitted the winning entry for Chauncy Street in Brenham! Her entry wowed the judges with the street’s creativity and fun way…

BIG’s Tips for Safe Grilling

BIG’s Tips for Safe Grilling

BIG Tips for Safe Grilling Independence Day may be over, but that doesn’t stop us from throwing some burgers on the grill! You may be wondering what to do with that leftover ash from your charcoal. BIG has the answers! The most important thing is safety first. Let that ash cool down. Charcoal burns at…

5 ways to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

5 ways to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Earth Day

Today is the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and even though you are stuck at home there are ways to celebrate and learn (and do your own part to help!) Here’s just a few things to do, see, and explore: Tour the country’s national parks – virtually! The National Park Servicehas set up webcams of local…

Recycle your scrap metal

5 items (and a project) to make the most of your time and money while stuck at home during Coronavirus

Are you stuck at home with the extended shut-down of schools and canceled events? BIG (Brannon Industrial Group) is open and ready to help. Take some time to go through your house and yard and see what you might have that can be recycled. We buy scrap metal at Premier Metal Buyers (a BIG company)…

City of Brenham collection carts are here

City of Brenham collection carts are here

City of Brenham residents get ready! Your garbage and recycling carts have arrived. Cart deliveries for customers will begin on April 13th, but collection will not begin until the week of May 4th. Beginning May 4th, BIG (Brannon Industrial Group) will provide your sanitation services.  Residents are asked to continue using bag service until May…

A letter to Our Customers – COVID 19 Update

A letter to Our Customers – COVID 19 Update

Together as a nation, we are facing an unprecedented situation. This global crisis is affecting all of our families, our livelihoods, our communities and our way of life. We are being asked as a nation to take precautions we have only feared of or watched in movies. During this time, Brannon Industrial Group, LLC (BIG)…

BIG Celebrates 10 Years of Service for the Community

BIG Celebrates 10 Years of Service for the Community

How it all started It all started with the need for a metal recycling facility in Brenham. A business began 10 years ago with the idea of taking recycling to the next level, giving area customers a better alternative for their scrap. By opening markets for metal recycling, Premier Metal Buyers was off and running.…

City of Bryan Recycling Center Closing

City of Bryan Recycling Center Closing

BVR Waste & Recycling (a BIG company) supports the City of Bryan’s decision of closing its recycling center. We’ve greatly enjoyed working with the City over the last few years and are excited to help residents with curbside recycling needs, as well as directing them to an alternative drop-off location. All residents of Bryan may…