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Paper Recycling Is a Node for America’s Circular Economy

There is More to Cardboard Recycling Than the Environmental Benefits... It is Essential to American Production

The Importance of Paper Recycling
If you are like most avid recyclers, you may spend a considerable amount of time focusing on plastics: What plastics to recycle? Which plastics go into the trash? How do we reduce impacts regarding plastic waste? However, in a recent panel discussion regarding the circular economy, an economic system aimed at eliminating waste and the continual use of...


Recycling Your Yardwaste and Composting at Home

Turn Your Yardwaste Into Compost & Watch Your Garden Take-Off
Compost at home. It is easier than you may think. Northern Colorado’s gardening season is finally here, and that means new life! For all you green thumbs ready to claim the greenest grass award or most beautiful garden, and those beginners working toward the coveted title, Gallegos Sanitation has helpful yardwaste tips and garden composting ideas for the growing season.

Pruning and Prepping Your Garden
Reduce greenhouse gases...


What are the Impacts of COVID-19 on Solid Waste Management?

What are the Impacts of COVID-19 on Solid Waste Management? Refer to these resources to find out. Remember: Each day information continues to evolve, so be sure to check reputable websites when referring to the best practices during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment has received many questions regarding the management of household and hospital wastes that could be impacted by the Coronavirus, or COVID-19. Generally, management of wastes should...


How Can You Dispose of Yardwaste? Sign-up for GSI’s Yardwaste Program to Recycle It.

Not sure what to do about your yardwaste mess? Gallegos Sanitation's Yardwaste Program saves you money and keeps yardwaste out of the landfill.

GSI's innovative Yardwaste Program is celebrating 21 years of sustainable yardwaste recycling! At the foundation of GSI, you will see a family of entrepreneurs who strive to make a difference for their employees, their community and the environment. This year marks 21 years of one of GSI’s innovations, the GSI Yardwaste Recycling Program where...


How Should You Manage Your Trash and Recycling During the COVID-19 Pandemic?


Your Waste Management Guide to Coronavirus, Spring 2020

In this article, we share best practices for managing your waste and recycling in your home. We ask you read and share out this information to help our community safely prepare recycling and trash as more people become sick with the COVID-19 in Larimer County and Weld County. 

Our goal is to mitigate any risks to public health and safety by serving as a resource for the best waste management practices for our Northern...