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Legacy of Recycling Continued…

Global market changes continue to impact Colorado

Learn the Golden Rules of Recycling:

If you are like most people, you feel good when you recycle! It makes you feel like you are contributing to a healthier planet - one piece of aluminum, cardboard, and plastic at a time.

Materials will only get recycled if there is a willing buyer to purchase the material and make it into a new product; this is the Golden Rules of Recycling.

To ensure a buyer of recyclable materials, commit...

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Seasonal Yardwaste Recycling

Seasonal Yardwaste Recycling

Embrace a local & sustainable waste diversion program

Decisions … some appear big and important, yet others may look small and inconsequential. How do you view your decision about throwing yardwaste “away”?

When choosing to participate in GSI’s Yardwaste Recycling Program (YRP) you make an impactful and meaningful choice. The yardwaste program works best when all customers understand its basics. So, when our yardwaste seasonal pickup starts April...

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Shred Out!

SHRED OUT!

A helpful tip that will save time and money at the Material Recovery Facility (MRF) is to simply keep shredded paper (shred) out of the single-stream recycle cart!

Why? Because shred is a nuisance since the tiny pieces of paper fly out of the cart (on a windy day), and then fly throughout the MRF facility - making paper dust an air quality issue. Most notably, the shred clogs the expensive machinery that helps to separate items as they move along the conveyer at the recycle center/MRF.

If...

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GSI can help with various waste and recycling service options

For 58 years Gallegos Sanitation has operated as your trusted waste service provider and has assisted our customers with many valuable service options. Here’s what our residential customers can count on in 2018 to keep our community SAFE and CLEAN.

RECYCLING OPTIONS – Be an Eco-Steward

RECYCLE CART: The GSI single-stream recycle BLUE lid cart is available in 65- and 95-gallon sizes. This every-other-week recycling service is offered concurrent with the collection cost of your trash (city...

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Gallegos Sanitation Inc. Kicks October with Think Pink Program, Offers Pink Services to Promote Cancer Awareness

Gallegos Sanitation Inc. (GSI) is kicking off October with its Think Pink Program, a program that literally provides pink services to customers who want to show their support for cancer awareness. The Think Pink Program includes bright pink 35-, 65- and 95-gallon trash carts, pink roll-off containers and pink portable toilets.

“About 1 in 7 women in Colorado will develop breast cancer in her lifetime. We wanted to create a program that would support local organizations and reduce the personal...

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