News (Blog)

In Response to: The “Coloradoan’s New Landfill, Recycling and Composting Sites will Change Your Habits” Wasteshed Article

Jacy Marmaduke of the Fort Collins Coloradoan reached out to Gallegos Sanitation this week, asking what the Larimer County Wasteshed and flow control may impact the community. Unfortunately, much of our company responses were not published in the article titled: New Landfill, Recycling and Composting Sites will Change Your Habits. In an effort to bring more insight into this topic, we are sharing those questions and our answers.

-What have been Gallegos’ main concerns/interests throughout...

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The Larimer County Wasteshed Plan

The Wasteshed Plan  --- Is it the right time ?

The past year, a regional Wasteshed Plan has been discussed and developed to prepare for the future of waste collection in Larimer County. It has been determined that the Larimer County Landfill will reach capacity and close by 2024. From the onset, the plan looks sound with funding provided outside of local tax dollars. Plans include developing a new landfill and upgrading the current recycle center. In addition, adding construction and demolition...

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Holiday Alerts for Trash and Recycling Collection for Residential Customers

'Tis the season for changes to select customers' trash and recycling schedules 2019 Collection Calendar. With the holidays upon us, please make note of collection modifications, and plan accordingly:

We would like to remind our customers that our office will be closing early on Monday, December 24th at Noon. We will be closed all day on Tuesday, December 25th. All routes typically serviced on Tuesday will be delayed by one day and through the remainder of this week. On December 31st, our office...

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Holiday Recycling Made Easy

Make holiday recycling a part of your tradition. Find out what and where to take all your stuff.

The week of festivities is upon us, but did you know between Thanksgiving and New Year's, there is 25% more waste created in the average American household? Yikes! Check out these great recycling resources from the City of Fort Collins. Watch the video now or download the 2019 Holiday Recycling Guide.

Where to Recycle Holiday Waste
Some holiday waste, such as cardboard, can go into your curbside...

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America Recycles Day is Today

Gallegos Sanitation's employees share why they choose to recycle. Whether it is for their families, their community or the greater good of CARING FOR THE EARTH, reducing, re-using and recycling are important for a sustainable future.

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