Spaghetti for a Cause
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
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!
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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!
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...
Sprint Waste 'Passes the Torch' at Safety Excellence Awards
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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?
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...
Four in a Row!
Sprint Waste Services is one of Houston’s fastest-growing privately held businesses for the fourth year in a row, placing 63rd on the list published by the Houston Business Journal. The rankings were announced Sept. 17 at HBJ’s annual Fast 100 Awards at the Hilton Americas Hotel in downtown Houston.
Proud to Be a Clean Air Champion
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
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
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
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 SprintWaste.com
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...
Sprint Waste Rises to 26th on Waste 100
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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