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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.

Here,...

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...

Four in a Row!
09/18/2015 - 12:20

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
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 SprintWaste.com
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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