The Tallies Are Still Coming In…But One Thing is for Sure

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.).
• Election...


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 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...


Waste and Recycling Services to Continue Amid COVID-19

You can count on GSI to continue offering clean and reliable sanitation services. We are continuing to operate all normally scheduled trash, recycling and portable restroom routes in the safest of manners. Routes may run slightly slower during the course of the next couple of weeks; however, GSI is committed to servicing our customers as long as dumpsites continue to remain open.

Our office is...


With the Holidays Here, There are Important Service Changes to Trash or Recycling Pick-up Days

GSI's Office December 2019 & January 2020:

GSI's Main Office will close at noon on Tuesday, December 24th. Routes will not be impacted.
GSI's Main Office and all operations will be closed down on Wednesday, December 25th. No pick-ups will be occur.
GSI's Main Office will close at 3pm on Tuesday, December 31st. Routes will not be impacted.
GSI's Main Office and all operations will be closed down on Wednesday, January 1st, 2020.

GSI's Residential...


How Do I Recycle or Get Rid of Holiday Waste This Time of Year?

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. Most drop-off locations offer free service for a limited time only. For your convenience, GSI offers special pick-up large items for a nominal fee.  


GSI customers can request a special curbside...


The Larimer County Waste Shed will Impact You & Your Disposal Costs

The Larimer County Waste Shed Projects and Policy Are Under Construction. See How They Will Affect You. --- Part 1

If you live in Larimer County, you will be affected by the recent North Front Range Regional Waste Shed Project and Policy, also known as the LC Waste Shed. The current projects, listed in order of operation, include building a new landfill five miles North of Wellington, turning the existing Larimer County Landfill into a transfer station, and constructing new recycling facilities...


Why Are Trash and Recycle Fees Increasing in Northern Colorado?

Keeping Trash and Recycling Fees Simple:

When it comes to your trash and recycling, our goal is to keep the process simple, keep costs low, and waste collection services optimal. We partner with area recyclers and landfills so we can accomplish these goals. It is important to note that all waste costs to have it “taken away.” Fees are charged to the hauler when dumping/ tipping trash and recycle materials at their locations and these fees increase year over year. This article discusses...


Did your bill increase? Here’s why:

To our valued customers:

Gallegos Sanitation, Inc. would like to first and foremost say THANK YOU! We have reached our 60th year of serving Northern Colorado. We could not have done it without customers like you. Our core values will continue to be customer-centric and focused on Safety, Service, and Sustainability.

Our goal is to provide you the highest quality service at a fair price. Due to the dilemma with today's current recycling market, we all find ourselves at a crossroad. Dilemma...


French Field to Tackle Cancer with GSI’s Pink Cart Program

Rent a pink trash cart for cancer awareness month! 

October is here! Gallegos Sanitation Inc. (GSI) is kicking off the month with donating pink trash carts to French Field, beginning October 4, 2019. As part of their Think Pink Program, a program that literally provides pink services to customers who want to show their support for cancer awareness. Attendees at French Field will notice the carts during the entire football season.

How to get Involved with the Think Pink Program for Residents...