How you can help with trash truck driver safety and efficiency.
As the daylight gets shorter and the snow and cold embark on northern Colorado, GSI drivers do their best to make sure your waste and recycling is picked up in a timely and safe manner! Did you know that trash and recycling collectors make up one of the most dangerous occupations in the US? We take our trash truck driver safety to heart.
Residential drivers can pick up somewhere between 800...
As the holiday season falls upon us, we want to help our Northern Colorado community understand the best ways to manage their abundance of waste. From trees to broken lights and turkey grease, we have researched local options to help you rid yourself of the clutter.
CHRISTMAS TREE RECYCLING OPTIONS:
+++PLEASE NOTE THERE ARE CHANGES TO TREE RECYCLING DROP-OFF SITES THIS 2020 HOLIDAY SEASON+++
Fees may apply.
Some locations have discontinued...
Now that the election is coming to a close, our customers are wondering: Can I recycle my yard sign(s)?
The answer is, sadly, most election signs are not recyclable locally and SHOULD NOT be put in your curbside recycling bin.
• Signs made of corrugated plastic should be thrown away in the trash.
• Plastic sleeve-style signs (made of stretchy plastic material like grocery bags) can be recycled as plastic film at the City’s Timberline Recycling Center (1903 S. Timberline Rd.).
Is That Livestock Mineral Tub Recyclable? The answer is yes.
Winter is here. That means mineral and protein tubs for horses, cows, sheep and other livestock are plentiful in this cold Colorado weather.
Although the containers have the potential to be re-used and serve as great storage bins, once the minerals or protein lick is all consumed and the containers have been washed, they often take up a lot of space, and we find that livestock owners want them gone.
Check out this post to decide if you should recycle, donate, or sell yours.
Technology changes rapidly! When you changed from your Fitbit to the Apple Watch, do you think about what to do with your old gadgets? What about replacing your old phone for a new one? Thanks to Piper, a college student and strong advocate in sustaining the environment, for sending GSI these resources to share out. Read below for best practices for managing your wearables and electronic waste!