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November 22, 2011 - Cherry Opens C&D Recycling Facility in Texas

Cherry, a Houston-based recycling and demolition company, has opened a new facility in Hitchcock, Texas. With the newest plant, Cherry now has four recycling facilities in Texas. The new facility, located on 14 acres, is accepting concrete, asphalt and residential composition asphalt shingles for recycling. At the present time the company says it will not […]

October 19, 2011 - Company sets up recycling center in Hitchcock

By John DeLapp Correspondent HITCHCOCK — All roads might not lead to Hitchcock, but a lot will get their start there. Houston-based Cherry Cos. has opened a recycling center in Hitchcock. The 14-acre facility won’t be taking in bottles and cans, but rather concrete, asphalt and asphalt shingles from demolitions. The Hitchcock facility is the […]

September 21, 2011 - A new place for demolition waste

By Laura Elder While construction and demolition creates jobs, it also creates an unpleasant side effect — tons of potentially reusable materials ending up in landfills. In 1998, the Environmental Protection Agency estimated that 136 million tons of building-related waste is generated in the United States alone. A 2003 update showed an increase of 164 […]

July 29, 2011 - Cherry demolishes seven-story Savoy Hotel

The seven-story brick Savoy Apartments Hotel was notable as the first public building in Houston to have electricity. Built in 1906, the hotel became the tallest building in Houston.

July 29, 2011 - Built on Recycling

Leonard Cherry and the Cherry Cos. of Houston, now with some 200 employees, have focused on recycling from the very start.

July 29, 2011 - Roof recycling by Cherry gives shingles a second life

Cherry Companies says it is now recycling tear-off residential composition asphalt shingles and using the ground product as roadbed material.

May 31, 2011 - Cherry Wins StarTex Power Field Contract

Cherry, a Houston-based demolition contractor and producer of recycled materials, is providing cement stabilized sand for the StarTex Power Field, which is the new minor league baseball facility now under construction in Sugar Land, Texas. Cherry is delivering approximately 20,000 tons of cement-stabilized sand for the baseball facility project. The cement-stabilized sand will encase underground […]