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Sprint Waste Has Gone Green
08/31/2022 - 16:21

Sprint Waste has joined one of North America’s leading diversified environmental services providers. We are now GFL Environmental!

Though our name and look will be changing, rest assured that the quality service you’ve come to expect from us will remain the same.

We look forward to working with you as GFL. Should...

Come Get Your Crawfish On
04/02/2022 - 18:18

At Sprint Waste, we love to support local FFA groups and youth agricultural education. That’s why we’re thrilled to be a Supreme Champion sponsor of the Brazos FFA Alumni’s 2nd Annual Crawfish Boil April 9 at the Wallis American Legion Hall in Wallis, Texas. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. for this fun-filled family event with crawfish...

Sprint Aids Urban Reforestation of Five Houston Parks
03/18/2022 - 14:32

Five underserved Houston city parks will receive 525 tree plantings this fall thanks to a unique sustainability agreement made possible by Sprint Waste Service’s partnership with land preservation nonprofit Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX).

Marion Named Winner of Inaugural Above and Beyond Award
02/09/2022 - 09:46

Congratulations to John Marion for being recognized with the first Dave Dillard “Above and Beyond” Award for going the extra mile in his job performance and in representing Sprint Waste in the community. 

We Support Cullinan Park and the Protection of Urban Green Spaces
10/15/2021 - 07:53

Sprint Waste and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill are proud to sponsor Picnic for the Park 2021 in support of the Cullinan Park Conservancy. After a hiatus last year for the pandemic, the in-person Picnic for the Park returns at 11:30 a.m. Oct. 22 at River Pointe Church in Richmond.

Sprint Waste and Chevron Phillips Chemical Giving Buckner Our Best Shot
10/12/2021 - 08:43

Sprint Waste was pleased to tee it up at the 2021 Chevron Phillips Charity Golf Tournament at the Bayou Din Golf Club in Beaumont, Texas, benefiting Buckner Children and Family Services. This year’s event raised  $195,837 through corporate and community sponsors like Sprint Waste, a silent auction and raffle, and the well-attended golf...

Sprint Waste Continues Support of Behind the Badge
05/23/2021 - 15:01

Sprint Waste Services is proud to announce the Behind the Badge Charities Boots and Badges Casino Night June 4 in the Texas Room of Safari Texas Ranch. Sprint Waste is the silver sponsor of the event, which is open to the public.

NHA Recognizes Sprint Waste Founders for Environmental Impact
05/19/2021 - 08:38

Congratulations to Sprint Waste partner Joe Swinbank and his longtime business partner Don Poarch for being recognized with the North Houston Association’s 2020 Environmental Impact Award. Swinbank and Poarch were honored yesterday at NHA’s regional update & awards luncheon at Woodlands Waterway Marriott, with Montgomery County Judge Mark...

Celebrating 15 Years and Counting
04/28/2021 - 13:21

Sprint Waste has marked a major milestone, celebrating 15 years of business! The company first opened its doors as Sprint Waste Services on April 1, 2006.

Quick Action from Sprint Waste Driver Helps Save Injured Dog
11/02/2020 - 21:21

With a fleet of 400 trucks on the road each day, Sprint Waste drivers are trained to anticipate the unknown and quickly and safely respond to any road hazard that comes their way. But even so, our driver Wilson Cuartas wasn’t anticipating what would unfold on his route last Monday afternoon.

Bayou Land Conservancy Honors Swinbank and Poarch
10/23/2020 - 10:33

Sprint Waste Services is pleased to announce the Bayou Land Conservancy has named Sprint Waste partner Joe Swinbank and Don Poarch as 2020 Conservation Champions. The award will be formally presented from 6–7 p.m. Nov. 13. at the organization’s annual Land Lover Gala. Sprint Waste Services is a proud sponsor of the event and the important work...

Inspirational Kite Installation Unveiled in Spring
09/16/2020 - 21:52

A unique and inspiring kite installation has been unveiled in Spring at the national headquarters for Arrow Child & Family Ministries, a Christian foster care and adoption organization, and Sprint Waste Services couldn’t be prouder to play a small role in the project. 

The Aftermath of Hurricane Laura
09/01/2020 - 14:22

With locations from Baton Rouge, Louisiana to Corpus Christi, Texas, Sprint Waste Services is no stranger to the dangers and business disruptions that Gulf Coast hurricanes can bring. Last week was no exception. When Category 4 Hurricane Laura and its 150-mph winds slammed ashore near the Texas–Louisiana border early Thursday, Sprint Waste’s...

Fleet Technology Is Taking our Safety Culture to the Next Level
08/25/2020 - 08:47

When industrial Internet of Things provider Samsara first notified Sprint Waste Services about winning the 2020 Samsara Top Fleets Award for Safest Fleet, it took a few minutes for the honor to sink in. After all, Sprint Waste is a relatively new user of the Samara fleet management technology — the system had been installed on our 350-plus...

Sprint Waste Named Among 2020 Top Fleets
07/20/2020 - 07:58

Sprint Waste Services is thrilled to announce the company has been honored with a 2020 Top Fleet Award for Safest Fleet by Samsara, a leading provider of industrial Internet of things solutions. The annual awards recognize customers who use Samsara’s dash-cam technology to improve safety within its workforce and within the communities where the...

More About the TCX Sequestration Projects
06/30/2020 - 11:38

A $100,000 donation from Sprint Waste Services to the Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) will enable carbon sequestration projects for both coastal Texas lands and urban areas within Houston. Project details were announced last week to enable important sustainability efforts as part of a partnership with the Texas Coastal Exchange.

Sprint Waste Gift to Fund Unique Sustainability Effort
06/30/2020 - 11:16

Sprint Waste Services is proud to announce a $100,000 donation to the Texas Coastal Exchange will be used to sequester 5,000 tons of carbon dioxide in the bottomland hardwood forests of the Texas Coast and urban trees in the City of Houston. The Texas Coastal Exchange (TCX) says the sequestration program is the first of its kind on the Upper...

Sprint Waste Helps Area Seniors Get Hot Meals
05/30/2020 - 11:34

While the onset of the coronavirus has been life changing for all of us, seniors in our area are particularly vulnerable, not only to the virus itself but also to its economic and socioeconomic effects. That’s why we’re excited to announce our support of Fort Bend Seniors Meals on Wheels, an organization that continues to serve the senior...

Sprint Waste Computers Get Second Life at Houston Church
04/21/2020 - 08:45

More than 70 pieces of computer equipment have found a new home thanks to a quick-thinking Sprint IT specialist who matched a problem with a solution.

Fort Bend Education Foundation Bike Ride Cancelled
03/18/2020 - 17:44

We’re saddened to announce the 17th Annual Schlumberger Education Expedition Bike Ride, scheduled for April 4 to benefit the Fort Bend Education Foundation, has been canceled in the wake of coronavirus concerns. Organizers said the cancellation was regrettable but necessary to protect the health and safety of riders, volunteers and...

TAMU AgriLife Center Renamed to Honor Swinbanks
03/06/2020 - 14:31

Texas A&M University’s AgriLife Center, a multi-use event venue located in the heart of the university, has been renamed the Shirley and Joe Swinbank ’74 AgriLife Center to honor our founding partner and his wife. A dinner and reception formally christened the venue Feb. 27 in College Station, Texas..

Touch a Truck Big Fun for Lake Jackson Community
01/29/2020 - 08:26

At Sprint Waste Services, we’re proud of our commercial fleet, so we were especially thrilled to participate last Saturday in one of Lake Jackson’s coolest community events: Touch a Truck. Sponsored annually by the Lake Jackson Parks & Recreation Department, Touch a Truck brings the community to Lake Jackson’s MacLean Park to “explore the...

Supporting the Arts Through the Years
01/16/2020 - 20:44

Sprint Waste Services invites you to join us Saturday in supporting the arts at the 21st annual Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation Founders’ Ball, “Through the Years,” at the Safari Texas Ballroom in Richmond, Texas. 

Sprint Companies Honored with Platinum Safety Award
12/19/2019 - 21:12

Sprint Waste Services has received the Platinum Safety Partner Award from Texas Mutual Insurance Co., the largest workers’ compensation insurance provider in Texas. The award honors top-tier workplace safety among the company’s policyholders, regardless of industry. Only 200 of the more than 72,000 policyholders in Texas are honored with the...

Deck the Halls at the CAFB Christmas Tour
12/08/2019 - 15:24

The Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is proud to sponsor the Child Advocates of Fort Bend 2019 Christmas Home Tour Dec. 13–14. Four beautifully remodeled and decorated homes will be showcased this year—one each in Alkire Lake, Sugar Creek, Sweetwater and Sienna Plantation—featuring the inspired work of professional decorators, talented floral...

Sprint Waste Honors Wounded Warriors
12/05/2019 - 08:18

Three wounded warriors were treated to a long weekend of hunting and relaxation at the Williams Ranch Warrior Weekend Hunt in Hallettsville, Texas, approximately 100 miles southwest of Houston, thanks to Sprint Waste Services and the Victoria chapter of the Wounded Warrior Project. The annual weekend hunt took place last month in conjunction...

Best in the West a Huge Success for The Arc
11/26/2019 - 08:32

Sprint Waste Services was pleased to sponsor the 41st Annual Best in the West Saturday at the George Ranch in Richmond, Texas, benefiting The Arc of Fort Bend County and its work to help people with intellectual and developmental disabilities. Sprint joined presenting sponsor Prosperity Bank as well as Aviles Engineering Corp.,...

Sprint Waste Announces Commitment to Bayou Land Conservancy
11/08/2019 - 13:11

Sprint Waste Services is proud to announce it is a major sponsor of the Bayou Land Conservancy, whose annual gala is 6 p.m.–9 p.m. tomorrow, Nov. 9, at the City Place Marriott Springwoods Village, 1200 Lake Plaza Drive, Spring, Texas 77389.

Sprint Transport CEO Honored with Aggie 12 Under 12 Award
11/04/2019 - 19:33

Congratulations to our own Josh Noworatzky for being named to the Texas A&M University 12 Under 12 Young Alumni Spotlight for 2020. Noworatzky is a 2007 graduate of Texas A&M and president and CEO of bulk liquid hauling company Sprint Transport.

This Is How We Roll
11/02/2019 - 10:57

Sprint Waste Services was honored to be the title sponsor of this year’s Fort Bend Regional Council Corporate Challenge bowling tournament Oct. 12 at Bowlero in Stafford, Texas. 

The Fort Bend County Fair Is On
10/01/2019 - 08:45

It's fall and that means it’s time for the fair, y’all! The 83rd Annual Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo is on and runs through Oct. 6 at the Fort Bend County Fairgrounds in Rosenberg.

Sprint Teams up with U.M. ARMY in Sweeny
08/13/2019 - 17:33

At Sprint Waste Services, we love shining a spotlight on our people and resources coming together for a great cause. U.M. ARMY, or United Methodist Action Reach-out Mission by Youth, helps people in need with small construction and home repair projects referred through local church organizations and social services agencies.

DOT Officer Highlights Commercial Truck Route Safety
07/31/2019 - 11:12

DOT Officer Matt Macik, a Texas City Police Department officer who specializes in commercial vehicle enforcement, visited our Texas City location last week to speak about commercial vehicle routes and rules in and around Texas City. The presentation took place at the branch office’s weekly safety meeting, with more than 30 drivers, diesel...

Safety Talk with Dave Nelson: Thoughts on the Win
06/14/2019 - 12:56

Dave Nelson is the president of Sprint Waste Services. He joined in 2012, and during the years since he has seen a significant improvement in the safety culture of the company, even as it has more than doubled in size. With roughly 300 trucks and thousands of pieces of equipment operating in challenging conditions each day to service customers...

Best in Class Three Times in a Row!
06/14/2019 - 07:42

Congratulations to Sprint Waste Services for being named “Best of the Best,” Technical Support Large at the 2019 Houston Safety Excellence Awards, marking three consecutive wins in the years Sprint Waste was eligible to compete. Winners were announced at a May 17 ceremony at Moody Gardens in Galveston, Texas with 1,500 industry and safety...

Going Above and Beyond to Support the Military
05/31/2019 - 21:24

Sprint Waste Services has received the Above and Beyond Award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). U.S. Army Major Rory Escalante, operations manager at the company’s Freeport branch, nominated Sprint Waste for the award.

Sprint Leaders Honored with Patriot Awards
05/14/2019 - 10:02

Four members of Sprint Waste Services’ leadership team have been honored with the Patriot Award from the U.S. Department of Defense’s Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). Co-owners and Partners Joe Swinbank, Will Swinbank and Reagan Swinbank, and President Dave Nelson all received the award following nominations from U.S. Army...

Are You Ready for Some Spaghetti?
04/22/2019 - 08:12

What’s better than spaghetti? Spaghetti for a good cause! The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 32nd Annual Spaghetti Dinner is upon us, and Sprint Waste Services is proud to once again sponsor one of our favorite annual events from 5:30 p.m.–8:30 p.m. April 26 at the Fluor Corporation cafeteria in Sugar Land.

Kids & Cops Accepting Applications for Summer Camps
04/20/2019 - 10:50

There’s still time to register for a summer program Sprint Waste Services is thrilled to sponsor in conjunction with the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office: the Fort Bend County Kids & Cops Summer Camp. This popular summer camp program is open to children ages 10-12 in the Fort Bend, Needville and Lamar Consolidated independent school...

Join Us Saturday for the 6th Annual Pinwheel Project
04/11/2019 - 10:23

Bring the kids and come on out Saturday to Homestead Park in Richmond for the Pinwheel Project, a fun-filled community event that celebrates National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Sprint Waste Services once again joins the Fort Bend County Sheriff’s Office Crimes Against Children Unit, surrounding agencies and fellow sponsors to help make this...

Fort Bend Empty Bowls Shines a Light on Hunger
03/31/2019 - 15:35

Fort Bend Empty Bowls is fast approaching, and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is proud to sponsor this fun event benefiting the East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry. The 10thAnnual Fort Bend Empty Bowls will be 6:30 p.m.– 9:30 p.m. April 12 at 1 Fluor Daniel Drive, Sugar Land, Texas 77478, a new location.

Clearing the Way for Improved Police Training
02/01/2019 - 08:19

Sprint Waste Services is proud to be a part of a unique construction project that, once completed, will help keep our men and women in blue—and all Houstonians—safer and better protected. Groundbreaking took place Monday on the Tilman Fertitta Family Tactical Training Center, a $10 million state-of-the-art law enforcement training facility. 

Sprint Manager Wins Prestigious Safety Award
01/17/2019 - 12:27

Congratulations to Sprint Waste Services Safety Manager Robert Blanco, the 2018 recipient of the Joe M. Atkinson Distinguished Safety Award, presented by the Houston Council of Safety Professionals (HCSP). Blanco was announced as the winner Friday in a special ceremony at the group’s monthly meeting.

Middle Schoolers Get Glimpse of the Future at Career Day
12/19/2018 - 17:01

Sprint Waste Services President Dave Nelson was a speaker earlier this month at the Sugar Land Middle School Career Day, a day for eighth graders to gather information about career opportunities available to them upon graduation as well as the education and training required to compete for those jobs.

Sprint Shines a Light on Challenges of Organ Transplants
12/08/2018 - 10:40

Sprint Waste Services is happy to shine a light on the challenges of organ disease and organ transplants by supporting a wonderful organization in Houston called Nora’s Home. As a silver sponsor of the 5th Annual Nora’s Home Golf Classic, we joined presenting sponsor Satterfield & Pontikes Construction Inc. and a long list of...

Keeping Texas Beaches Clean and Safe
10/23/2018 - 09:00

Sprint Waste Services was happy to once again lend a hand to a cause we love to support: keeping our Texas beaches clean and safe. For the second year in a row, our Texas City branch office stepped up to donate needed equipment and services for the Adopt-a-Beach Fall Cleanup earlier this month at the Texas City Prairie Preserve.

Sprint Introduces Tank Washout Services
09/17/2018 - 15:18

For businesses using containers to transport industrial and commercial waste, properly cleaning the equipment before returning to the rental agent or back into inventory can represent significant time lost and dollars wasted, especially if additional cleaning providers are involved. Reducing turnaround times and eliminating third-party vendors...

OutRunning Hunger for a Great Cause
09/08/2018 - 11:46

Come on out Sept. 29 to for the OutRun Hunger Family 5K Walk & Run, a new event that benefits the East Fort Bend Human Needs Ministry Inc. Sprint Waste Services is proud to be a sponsor of what organizers say will become an annual fun-filled event for in Fort Bend County.

Sprint Provides Cool School Planners for Middle Schoolers
08/15/2018 - 12:00

“If you fail to plan, you might be planning to fail. ”As another new school year begins, middle school students in our area will learn this and other essential life lessons—and get the planning tools they need—thanks to a donation from Sprint Waste Services.

Sugar Land Middle School students will receive unique student planners...

Helping Kids Start the School Year on the Right Foot
08/01/2018 - 17:56

Did you know the average cost of sending a child back to school with basic supplies in our area is $50 and climbing? It’s true, and we’re happy to help lessen that burden for 1,000 families in our area by partnering with an important community organization. The Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System (FBCCIS) is hosting the fourth...

Sprint Waste Driver of the Year Rewarded with New Truck
06/26/2018 - 15:31

Sprint Waste Service’s reigning Driver of the Year Orlando Olivares received the latest benefit of being named the company’s top driver: a brand-new truck to drive with his award designation on the driver’s door! 

Congratulations to New Eagle Scout David Chapa!
06/16/2018 - 08:23

When David Chapa, the son of owner­–operator Manuel Chapa, approached Sprint Waste Services to provide financial assistance for his Eagle Scout project, we were happy to be involved. Attaining the rank of Eagle Scout is a high honor and the culmination of many years of work and dedication to the Boy Scouts, and we were glad to help David not...

Sprint Waste Supports Summer Reading Program
06/08/2018 - 08:25

School’s out for the summer, but thanks to ACHIEVE Fort Bend County, learning won’t take a big step backward for at-risk first-graders in our county.

Promoting Trust Between Cops and Kids
05/31/2018 - 07:18

Fort Bend County Kids & Cops is an organization Sprint Waste Services is proud to support once again this year.

Ramping up the Fleet in Louisiana
05/22/2018 - 09:07

We’re pleased to announce the state of Louisiana has granted Sprint Waste Services unlimited statewide authority, allowing us to increase our fleet and expand our operations across the Pelican State.

It's Time for the Pinwheel Project!
04/12/2018 - 14:10

Bring the kids and join us Saturday at the Pinwheel Project, a fun, free event to raise awareness for National Child Abuse Prevention Month. The fifth annual Pinwheel Project—Fort Bend County is 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 14 at Homestead Park, across from the Fort Bend County Courthouse, at 1422 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond, Texas.

Congratulations, Joe Swinbank!
03/30/2018 - 06:37

Congratulations to our own co-founder and partner Joe Swinbank for being named a 2018 Distinguished Alumnus of Texas A&M University, the highest honor bestowed on a former student of the university.

Lending a Helping Haul to Spring Branch ISD Ag Students
03/05/2018 - 18:45

The Houston area has some of the largest and most active agriculture education programs in the country, teaching middle and high schoolers about farming and life lessons while helping students to raise valuable funds for college. So when one area Future Farmers of America (FFA) program was challenged with a continuing waste problem, we were...

Does Your Industrial Lagoon Need Attention?
02/28/2018 - 07:51

Does your industrial lagoon or wastewater pond need cleaning, dredging or dewatering? If so, you’re not alone. Whether you operate a large refinery or petrochemical facility or a smaller industrial or manufacturing plant, determining how best to store and handle liquid waste streams remains an often-neglected area within many facilities. But...

Blanco Named to Lead Houston Safety Council
02/20/2018 - 08:23

The Houston Council of Safety Professionals has named Sprint Waste Service’s Robert Blanco as its 2017–2018 chairman. The HCSP exists to promote safety within the Houston-area transportation community and to increase safe practices, efficiency and economy in all phases of commercial vehicle transportation. The organization has an estimated 200...

Join Us in the Fight Against Substance Abuse
02/15/2018 - 19:22

The Ninth Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner is one week away—Feb. 22 at the Stafford Centre in Stafford, Texas—with all proceeds benefiting the Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse. Sprint Waste Services is once again a gold sponsor of the evening, with our partner Reagan Swinbank sitting on the FBRC’s board of directors.

Helping the Arts Thrive in Sugar Land
12/12/2017 - 14:11

At Sprint Waste Services, we’re proud to support many excellent organizations that enrich the lives of our neighbors, our families and our communities, including the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Center.

Patchwork of Life is Making Room to Heal in Fort Bend County
10/12/2017 - 12:38

Sprint Waste Services is proud to support tonight’s Patchwork of Life dinner and live auction at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond, Texas. The event is dedicated to “Making Room to Heal” and will honor OakBend Medical Center nurses while benefiting the renovation of the fourth and fifth floor patient rooms at the Jackson Street campus.

Making a Difference After Harvey
09/21/2017 - 13:49

Sprint Waste Services is once again a proud sponsor of the Sugar Land Rotary Fall Classic, a casino night and auction fundraiser 6:30–10 p.m. Sept. 23 at Safari Texas in Richmond, Texas. The annual event is the sole fundraiser of the Sugar Land Rotary with proceeds benefitting numerous area charities as well as the Rotary’s international...

Look Who Is Staying at our House!
08/30/2017 - 17:41

We have houseguests at the Sprint Waste Services headquarters, and they’re some of Texas’s finest. With law enforcement and other emergency workers from around Texas and across the country pouring into the greater Houston area in the wake of Harvey, we are honored to be able to provide a temporary home to this impressive group of first...

Sprint Montgomery County Landfill Open for Business
08/07/2017 - 09:56

The Sprint Montgomery County Landfill is open for business! Located at 17851 Hwy 105 E in Conroe, Texas, the construction and demolition landfill serves customers throughout Conroe, The Woodlands, north Houston, and beyond.

Sprint Helps Send Kids Back to School in Style
07/25/2017 - 08:36

Fort Bend County Collaborative Information System (FBCCIS) is hosting the third annual countywide Back to School event from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 19 at University of Houston, Sugar Land campus.

Why Do We Support the Y?
07/03/2017 - 16:40

As a family-owned and –operated company with headquarters in Sugar Land, Sprint Waste Services and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill have been long-time supporters of the Fort Bend Family YMCA and the many programs it provides to improve life for families in and around Fort Bend County. This year is no exception, and we are proud to continue...

Sprint Waste Teeing Off to Support The Arc
06/15/2017 - 14:16

Sprint Waste Services is proud to be a silver medal underwriter of The Arc’s 23rd Annual 2017 Golf Classic & Auction, June 19 at the Weston Lakes Country Club in Fulshear, Texas. All proceeds from the event benefit The Arc of Fort Bend County.

Sweet Summer Fun from the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill
06/04/2017 - 21:20

School’s out, and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is pleased to team up with our friends and neighbors at The Ice Barn to present a fun start to the summer for kids ages 5–15.

During the entire month of June at The Ice Barn, 15910 Old Richmond Road in Sugar Land, all kids who spell a word get a free snow cone. It’s our way of saying...

Sprint Waste Wins for Safety Excellence
05/24/2017 - 12:27

Sprint Waste Services has been recognized for safety excellence, winning best-in-class honors for its work at ExxonMobil’s refinery and petrochemical facility in Baytown, Texas.

Of the 47 contractors selected as finalists for exemplary safety performance, only 13 were named best in their categories. Sprint Waste won in the Specialty...

Kids & Cops Summer Camps Registration Open
05/18/2017 - 08:40

The Fort Bend County Kids & Cops summer camps program is celebrating its 20th year, and Sprint Waste Services is happy to support the efforts of this outstanding organization.

Swinbank Presented with Inaugural Award at TAMU
05/11/2017 - 16:08

Sprint Waste Services is proud to announce founding partner Joe Swinbank was honored this week with the inaugural Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Alumni Award, presented May 2 at the Corrigan-Goddard Foundation Entrepreneurial Dreams Symposium at Texas A&M University.

Former All-American Headlines Sprint-Sponsored Event
05/09/2017 - 06:50

Sprint Waste Services is proud to sponsor the Southwest Houston Fellowship of Christian Athletes Victory Celebration and dinner tonight at Sugar Creek Baptist Church, 13223 Southwest Freeway, Sugar Land, Texas 77478. Doors open at 6 with the dinner beginning at 6:30.

Spaghetti for a Cause
04/20/2017 - 17:46

It’s time to carbo-load for one of our favorite causes. The Exchange Club of Sugar Land’s 30th Annual Spaghetti Dinner is tomorrow night, April 21, and once again the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is a proud sponsor.

Second Louisiana Office Open for Business
04/13/2017 - 08:01

We're pleased to announce the opening of our second branch office in Louisiana, located just outside of Lake Charles in Sulphur. The office complements our first Louisiana office in St. Gabriel, which services the large Baton Rouge and New Orleans areas. Leading the new location is Lake Charles Branch Manager Don Witherwax, whose deep...

It’s County Fair Time for the Sprint Cookers!
04/06/2017 - 14:45

The Sprint Waste Services team is known for its tireless work ethic, innovative ideas and extreme hustle, but can our guys cook? We’re about to see! The Sprint Cookers will put their culinary reputations on the line April 7–8 at the 60th Montgomery County Fair Bud Light BBQ Cook-Off.

Careers on Wheels Day at Area School
04/01/2017 - 09:59

At Sprint Waste Services, we’re proud of our team and our trucks, and we had the opportunity to showcase both this week when we participated in a local elementary school’s career day.

Sprint Teams Up with FBC Sheriff to Help Prevent Child Abuse
03/30/2017 - 19:53

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is once again a proud underwriter of the Pinwheel Project, an event that helps bring awareness to this important social problem.

The fourth annual Pinwheel Project will be 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 8 at Homestead Park near the Fort Bend County...

Sprint Waste Among Finalists for HBR Safety Excellence Award
03/01/2017 - 17:08

Sprint Waste Services has been selected as a finalist for the 30th Annual Safety Excellence Awards for its work at ExxonMobil Baytown. One of four finalists in the Technical Support Large category, Sprint Waste now moves forward to the field audit stage to determine the winners.

Sprint Waste Supports the Fight Against Substance Abuse
02/23/2017 - 09:07

We’re proud to support the important work of the Fort Bend Regional Council on Substance Abuse as a gold sponsor for the Eighth Annual Helen Cordes Award Dinner.

Sprint Waste Is Behind the Badge
01/23/2017 - 12:31

Sprint Waste Services is proud to sponsor the 2017 Boots and Badges Gala Feb. 11 at the George Ranch Historical Park in Richmond. The annual event benefits the work of Behind the Badge Charities, which since its founding in 2011 has provided emergency financial assistance to Fort Bend County first responders who suffer injuries, illness or...

What's Special About Us? See for Yourself
01/05/2017 - 07:24

Everyone here at Sprint Waste Services knows there’s something special about our company—something that’s almost impossible to describe in writing or a PowerPoint presentation. So when we set about to try to capture our unique company culture—to show you who we are and what we stand for—we knew the only way to do it justice was to show...

Safety Comes First for our Fleet
01/03/2017 - 08:32

At Sprint Waste Services, safety isn’t just a word we toss around; it’s a culture we build around. These words appear on our website and in our materials because at the core of our ability to serve customers is our belief that safety in everything we do is simply good business.

Sprint Companies Donate Golf Cart to Freeport PD
12/14/2016 - 17:36

Sprint Waste Services and Sprint Transport donated a golf cart to the Freeport Police Department December 13 for use with safety initiatives and community outreach.

Freeport Chief of Police Dan Pennington said his department planned to use the golf cart for activities such as the upcoming Officer Santa event and a unique program that...

Unique Prison Program Boasts Impressive Benefits
11/23/2016 - 14:55

Did you know the United States has the largest incarcerated population in the world, with 25 percent of the world’s inmates despite only 5 percent of the world’s population? For formerly incarcerated inmates, the prospects of finding honest work at a livable wage is daunting, especially without support and real-world skills to succeed. The...

We Support Keep Houston Beautiful
11/07/2016 - 15:00

Sprint Waste Services and the Sprint family of companies are proud to support Keep Houston Beautiful, whose outstanding efforts to make and keep our city clean and beautiful have been making a difference for all Houstonians since 1979.

Swinbank Is TAMU Prof for a Day
11/04/2016 - 16:26

Sprint Waste Service co-founder Joe Swinbank went back to school this week as a Professor for a Day in Texas A&M University’s Agricultural Economics department. Swinbank spoke Nov. 2 to students in rural entrepreneurship classes, providing insights into his experience as an entrepreneur and private equity investor.

Fort Bend County Fair Celebrates 80 Years
09/22/2016 - 16:34

When the Fort Bend County Fair & Rodeo opens its doors tomorrow, Sprint will once again be there to support the event and its primary focus, youth education. The fair runs Sept. 23­–Oct. 2 and this year celebrates its proud eight-decade history with the theme, “Tipping Our Hats to 80 Years.”

TSTC Opens Doors on New Rosenberg Campus
08/12/2016 - 14:01

It’s back to school for college students across Texas, and Aug. 29 marks the first day of classes for a brand new campus we’re proud to support. TSTC officially opens the permanent campus in Rosenberg, adding a new location, new campus and new technical programs to serve Fort Bend County and surrounding residents.

Sprint Waste Among Houston's Largest Private Employers
07/21/2016 - 15:35

Sprint Waste Services has again been named to Houston Business Journal’s list of largest private employers, appearing at 51st on the 2016 list with 420 Houston-area employees and $79.88 million in 2015 local revenues. Sprint Waste first appeared on the list last year, ranking 50th with 375 Houston-area employees...

New Books for Fort Bend County First-Graders
07/07/2016 - 16:19

Sprint Waste Services is proud to be involved in ACHIEVE Fort Bend County, a coalition of business, education and community leaders that strives to reduce dropout rates and provide opportunity for citizens in Fort Bend County without high school diplomas.

Sprint Waste Supports Fight Against Cancer
06/23/2016 - 10:35

Sprint Waste Services is proud to support many outstanding organizations, so when JE Dunn Construction asked us to support its Team in Training to benefit the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, we were happy to help this unique and inspiring cause.

Sprint Waste Named to Waste360 Top 100
06/15/2016 - 10:24

Sprint Waste Services has been named to the 2016 Waste360 Top 100 largest waste and recycling providers, appearing on the list ranked 31st with total 2015 revenues of $122 million.

Our Team and One Big Truck Are in Vegas!
06/09/2016 - 07:07

Sprint Waste joins 13,000 waste industry leaders and peers this week in Las Vegas at the industry’s largest trade conference and show—and the newest addition to our fleet is along for the ride!

The brand-new, best-in-class Kenworth T880 has been on display at WasteExpo 2016, after which the vehicle will be driven back to our headquarters...

Sprint Waste 'Passes the Torch' at Safety Excellence Awards
05/31/2016 - 13:08

Sprint Waste Services was honored May 20 at the 29th Annual Houston Safety Excellence Awards in Galveston, serving as a 2016 Mentor alongside last year’s Best In Class winners. The 2016 mentoring companies included S&B Engineers and Construction Ltd., Repcon Inc., HydroChem LLC and Evergreen Industrial Services, among...

Sprint Waste Mentors Safety Excellence Award Winners
05/20/2016 - 15:31

Sprint Waste Services will serve as a 2016 Mentor at the 29th Annual Houston Safety Excellence Awards, presented tonight at the Moody Gardens Hotel, Spa and Convention Center in Galveston, Texas.

We Support the Arts in Sugar Land
05/11/2016 - 07:29

Sprint Waste Services is proud to support the Sugar Land Cultural Arts Foundation, which recently announced a record year of fundraising. Thanks to the generosity of donors and attendees to the annual 2016 Founder’s Ball, the organization raised $180,000 in support of the cultural, performing and visual arts in Sugar Land, Texas.

Join Us in Austin May 3-4 for ETFC
04/27/2016 - 07:17

For many of us at Sprint Waste Services, the month of May means an annual trip to Austin to learn from environmental industry leaders, stay abreast of all the latest technologies and trends, and meet and greet friends old and new. This year is no exception, and we look forward to joining our colleagues at the Environmental Trade Fair and...

It's Earth Day
04/22/2016 - 07:38

Today is Earth Day, a reminder to us all that the Earth is worth protecting and saving. The first Earth Day was observed on April 22, 1970, and is generally considered the birth of the global environmental movement. But as a waste services company, we know preserving and protecting the environment is an everyday responsibility.


YIP: Energizing Fort Bend Youth to Give Back
03/24/2016 - 12:51

Sprint Waste Services will be on hand March 30 to recognize Youth in Philanthropy program participants and scholarship recipients at the 19th annual Investment in Youth luncheon at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond, Texas.

Sprint Waste Continues Support of YMCA Four Corners Programs
03/13/2016 - 13:06

When you see first hand the many community programs made possible by the Fort Bend Family YMCA and YMCAs all over Houston, it’s not hard to understand why we’re on board as a partner. But we’re particularly proud of the Four Corners Park and Recreation Center and the YMCA services available right in our backyard.

Buon Appetito! It’s Time for Spaghetti 2016
02/10/2016 - 17:23

It's time for one of our favorite annual events—Spaghetti 2016—and the Sprint Fort Bend County Landfill is a proud sponsor once again! Spaghetti 2016 is from 5:30­­–8:30 p.m. Feb. 26 at the Fluor Corporation cafeteria in Sugar Land.

Sprint Waste Announces New CEO
01/26/2016 - 08:27

Dave Nelson, Sprint Waste Services LP’s director of shared services, has been named the company’s new president and chief executive officer, succeeding partner Will Swinbank. The move allows Swinbank to focus on strategic initiatives, growth opportunities, and developing and enhancing the company’s culture. Will Swinbank, along with partner...

Proud Title Sponsor of Men Who Cook 2016
01/19/2016 - 14:27

We’re proud to be the title sponsor of Men Who Cook 2016, an annual gala that benefits the Lamar Education Awards Foundation (LEAF), set to take place at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 20 in the Texas Ballroom at Safari Texas Ranch in Richmond, Texas.

Celebrating the Season of Giving
12/19/2015 - 14:48

Many thanks to all who participated in our second donation drive of the holiday season: a clothing, household goods and toy drive to benefit the Fort Bend Women’s Center. Among the items collected for the women’s center: gently used or new clothing and shoes for all ages as well as toys like teddy bears, stuffed animals, dolls and balls.

Let's Celebrate America Recycles Day
11/14/2015 - 11:55

Each year on November 15, businesses, schools, organizations and families across the country participate in America Recycles Day, a day to raise awareness about recycling and purchasing recycled products. As a waste services provider specializing in commercial and industrial clients, we’re big fans of anything that brings attention to this...

The Aggie 100: We Asked, Our Founder Answered
11/03/2015 - 17:08

Sprint Waste Services was named to the prestigious Aggie 100 at a formal luncheon Oct. 23 at the Zone Club at Kyle Field in College Station, Texas, ranking 83rd on this year’s list. It’s the fourth consecutive year our company has been honored with the award. Sprint Waste Services founder and co-owner Joe Swinbank, a 1974 graduate of Texas A...

Sprint Waste Receives Fourth Aggie 100
10/25/2015 - 14:33

For the fourth consecutive year, Texas A&M University has named Sprint Waste Services as a member of the prestigious Aggie 100, an award honoring the world’s fastest-growing companies owned or led by former Texas A&M students.

Sprint Waste came in 83rd on the list with a compound annual growth rate of 36.25 percent from 2012...

Is your school game?
10/02/2015 - 08:05

At Sprint Waste Services, we like to work hard—and play hard—especially during football season. So as a waste services provider in football-loving Texas and Louisiana, it’s easy to get behind a program that promotes waste minimization on the gridiron.

The Game Day Recycling Challenge pits colleges and universities that opt in to the...

Proud to Be a Clean Air Champion
09/11/2015 - 07:25

Sprint Waste Services has been named a 2015 Clean Air Champion by the Houston–Galveston Area Council (H–GAC). Sprint Waste received the award Sept. 10 at the Clean Air Action Leadership Awards luncheon at the DoubleTree by Hilton—Greenway Plaza in Houston.

Sprint Waste was honored for sustained excellence in these areas:

Landfills: More Important Than Ever
09/05/2015 - 09:25

In fast-growing population areas like greater Houston, it’s difficult to underestimate the importance of urban planning issues like traffic flow and residential development, because everyone wants to spend less time in traffic, live in convenient and beautiful neighborhoods, and have inexpensive access to clean water, gas and electricity.

Sprint Waste Among Houston's Largest Private Employers
07/31/2015 - 14:15

Sprint Waste Services has been named to Houston Business Journal’s list of largest Houston-area private employers. Sprint Waste ranked 50th on the list with 375 Houston-area employees.

The list is compiled annually based on Houston Business Journal independent research and company-completed questionnaires....

TCEQ: Texas Air Quality Vastly Improved
07/23/2015 - 17:31

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality reports that Texas ozone levels in 2014 were the best ever measured in much of the state. The findings come after strategic efforts over the last decade to improve the state’s notoriously poor ozone levels.

You're Looking at the New
07/14/2015 - 14:16

Our website just got a makeover! The upgrade includes a bold new look and feel—and many new features. We want to keep our customers, potential customers, employees and friends in the know about Sprint Waste Services and the Sprint family of companies, our products and services, and news that affects our company, our industry and the communities...

Sprint Waste Rises to 26th on Waste 100
07/07/2015 - 08:33

Sprint Waste Services has been named to the 2015 Waste 100 largest waste and recycling firms in North America, jumping two spots to 26th on the list based on 2014 revenues of $147 million.

Sprint Waste Wins ‘Best of the Best’ for Safety
05/21/2015 - 09:56

Sprint Waste Services has been recognized by the Houston Business Roundtable for outstanding safety performance, winning best-in-class honors for our work at ExxonMobil’s refinery and petrochemical facility in Baytown, Texas. This marks the third consecutive year ExxonMobil has nominated and Sprint Waste has been honored with this prestigious...

Sprint Waste Services Supports TSTC Campus
04/20/2015 - 15:12

Texas State Technical College and the Greater Fort Bend Economic Development Council last week announced plans to build a permanent campus in Rosenberg, Texas, thanks to key supporters and area partners like Sprint Waste Services that contributed funds toward a $27.3 million capital campaign to make the campus a reality.

We're Expanding in Two Locations
04/12/2015 - 13:40

Sprint Waste Services announces two moves to expand operations along the Gulf Coast: the opening of a branch office in Victoria, Texas, and the purchase of a landfill permit near Conroe, Texas. The new location in Victoria complements the Sprint Waste location near Corpus Christi in Robstown, Texas, and gives the company valuable additional...

Aggressive, Empowered and Growing
04/07/2015 - 07:36

We are pleased to announce another exciting honor at Sprint Waste Services. In a nod to our company’s growth, our leadership team and an incredible eight years in business, Smart Business Magazine chose Sprint Waste Services for the April cover.

Sprint Acquires BEARS Recycling in Freeport Area
01/29/2015 - 08:04

Sprint recently entered into an agreement with BEARS and has merged operations associated with its waste disposal and recycling services effective January 1, 2015.

Mountain Building by the Truckload
10/28/2014 - 10:36

The following is an excerpt from a recently printed article about Sprint Waste's Fort Bend County Landfill. The article was recently featured in three local newsletters, for communities that surround or are located nearby the landfill. If you are a local resident of Fort Bend County or just interested in Sprint Waste, the article is provided...

Sprint Waste Services Honored with 2014 Aggie 100 Award
10/22/2014 - 21:18

COLLEGE STATION, TX. (Friday, October 17, 2014) – Texas A&M University recognized Sprint Waste Services of Houston, Texas as a member of the 2014 Aggie 100, honoring the fastest-growing companies in the world, owned or operated by Texas A&M University former students. Sprint Waste Services was ranked 50th with a compound annual growth...

Sprint Renews Beaumont ISD Waste and Hauling Agreement
10/02/2013 - 10:23

Triangle was recently awarded a renewal of the Beaumont ISD Waste Disposal and Hauling Agreement. Triangle Waste, a Sprint Waste Services company, was not the low bid. Maintenance Manager Joe Bowser said, "We have used this company for years and they have given us excellent and prompt service. My recommendation is for Triangle Waste to be the...

The Houston Business Journal reveals the area's fastest-growing private companies
09/06/2013 - 17:07

HOUSTON, TX (September 6, 2013) - Sprint Waste Services, L.P. has been ranked 21st of the 100 fastest growing private companies based in Houston.  The award is based on revenue growth from 2010-2012, and Sprint Waste has grown by 290% during that time.

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