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Most Party Plastics Cannot be Recycled

Did you know most party plastics cannot be recycled? It's true. Many items end up in the landfill. It is important to reduce and eliminate your reliance on single-use party plastics. It starts with simple changes to create lasting impacts.

At almost every party or event, food and drinks are served with single-use plastics such as disposable forks, knives, plates and cups. Most people get these products to save themselves from the hassle of having to do dishes. Also, many folks believe...

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Gallegos Sanitation is Honored with the 2019 Community Legacy Award

Celebrating 60 years of caring for the Earth and the local community, the 2019 Community Legacy Award was presented to Gallegos Sanitation last week.

Over 700 people gathered at Embassy Suites in Loveland, CO on May 2, 2019, to celebrate the philanthropic work of individuals families, nonprofits, and businesses in Northern Colorado. Gallegos Sanitation was presented with the 2019 Community Legacy Award.

The Community Legacy Award is given annually to a Northern Colorado family that...

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Curious About How Curbside Recycling in NoCo Works?

Are you like the many NoCo community members who want to know what happens to their recycling after it is picked up from the curb?

Look no further, as this blog will highlight the key processes involved after your place your materials at the curb. Whether from a home or business, GSI hauls your single-stream recycling (where bottles, cans, paper and cardboard mixed in one bin) to a recycle transfer stations where it is baled, then trucked to Denver to be separated, then sold to a buyer who will...

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Celebrate Earth Day April 22nd

Happy Earth Day! Here at GSI, we take Caring for the Earth very seriously. Caring for the Earth is not only a service that we offer our community, but a deep family value that our employees and company hold close to our hearts.

This Earth Day, we want to extend the gift of Recycling with Certainty in Northern Colorado: Read up on these FAQ’s to ensure that what you put in the bin will get recycled into a new product!

You may find that you will have had to let go of the “old” belief...

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Fix a Leak Week at GSI Teaches Employees to Check, Twist and Replace

GSI employees look to save thousands of gallons of water! They received a free “Fix a Leak Week” toolkit to identify if water is being wasted at their home, along with tools to get them started on repairs.

If you don’t have tools, another way to monitor for leaks is to take a look at your water usage during a colder month, such as January or February. If a family of four exceeds 12,000 gallons per month, there are serious leaks.

The Fix a Leak Week campaign, which ran March 18- 24,...

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