Author: Lauren brizendine

August 30 2022 0comment

How to Reduce Waste at Work

Reducing waste is not just a something we can do at home.  Explore these tips that can bring your home waste reduction practices into your workplace as well.   Forget the plastic water bottles and opt to bring your own reusable bottle to work.  Although these plastics can be recycled, doing this will eliminate the […]

July 15 2022 0comment

How to Reduce Waste At Home

No one looks forward to taking out the trash.  But reducing waste disposal in the home is one of best ways to become more mindful of the environment while also saving more.   Before you get started, you should take inventory of your current waste disposal habits. Whether it’s food waste, expired items, or an […]

August 14 2019 0comment

Inc. 5000 names Pelican Waste one of the fastest growing companies in the U.S. for the 2nd time

For the 2nd Time, Pelican Waste & Debris Appears on the Inc. 5000,  Ranking No. 454 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 998% Percent Profile: 2019 Rank: #454 2017 Revenue: $11.4 M 3-Year Growth: 998% Industry: Environmental Services Location: Houma, LA Founded: 2013 Employees: 130 Inc. 5000 Honors Inc5000 measures a private company’s revenue, revenue growth, and […]

January 16 2019 0comment

Mississippi county honors Pelican for outstanding community service

The Board of Supervisors of Harrison County, Mississippi, adopted an Order recognizing Pelican Waste & Debris for their outstanding community service, on Nov. 13, 2018. The board cited the volunteer efforts of Pelican Waste employees in September 2018, when they participated in the Community Outreach Program to clean roadside debris from a 9.2 mile area […]

January 16 2019 0comment

Roddie Matherne | Pelican Waste & Debris

Although it was established just five years ago, Pelican Waste & Debris has already become one of the most prosperous businesses in south Louisiana; thus led to them being named the #1 Fastest Growing Company in Louisiana and #318 Fastest Growing Company in the United States. The environmentally conscious waste company has the highest standards […]

December 02 2016 0comment

Council Selects New Garbage Company

Following several discussions aimed at fine tuning St. Charles Parish’s anticipated five-year garbage collection contract, the council chose Houma-based Pelican Waste and Debris as the new service provider Monday. Residents will pay the same rate as they are paying now – $16.69 a month per household. Of that total, $11.95 will be paid to the […]

July 06 2016 0comment

Garbage Collection to begin in St. Bernard Parish

Pelican Waste and Debris, LLC began this morning collecting curbside garbage in St. Bernard Parish. Any resident who has not received their blue cart CAN use any cart until the new cart is delivered. Pelican will continue to deliver carts until every residence has received one. Reminder, appliances (white goods) such as stoves, refrigerators, washers, […]

January 02 2014 0comment

Customer service complaints encourage trash start-up

Not long after selling its waste and disposal company, SWDI, to Progressive Waste Management in 2010, the Callais family began receiving calls lamenting poor customer service. Now the Callaises are back in the trash business, forming Pelican Waste and Debris in September, and are taking aim at the company they sold to. Leading the newly […]

November 20 2013 0comment

Pelican Waste and Debris happy to be up and running

Local businessman Roddie Matherne believes that he has a dream team in place within the world of waste and debris pick up. Within the structure of that team, Pelican Waste and Debris was born. Combined with other co-owners Christian D. Lapeyre and Corey Callais, the trio recently created the local business, which specializes in industrial […]