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...
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...
Do You Have What it Takes to Become a “Mystery Incorporated” Team Member?
Your challenge: Solve the mysteries surrounding waste & recycling
Ah, good job to you. Clue #1 involved stopping here. Keep going!
Perhaps, you saw our booth or stickers at a recent community event, or you may just be wondering what all the noise is about with waste and recycling in our community. We're here to help you crack the case.
Organics are hot. What to do with them is fast becoming our industry’s biggest challenge. It is also the most elusive. Just defining which materials are "organic" can be maddening. Do we mean only food and yard waste or should we include other products including unrecycled paper products, such as towels, cups, tissues, wood pallets and even diapers and cat litter? If we take the former approach, about 30 percent of the waste stream is organic; with a more expansive definition, more than half of...
2017 Christmas Tree Drop-Off Locations and Information:
All decorations must be removed from trees prior to drop-off. Please remove all:
Wreaths Plastic bags
Ornaments Tree stands
Please note the following drop –off locations below.
Fort Collins Drop-off Sites:
The City of Fort Collins will accept Christmas trees from December 26, 2016, to January 16, 2017. Trees will be chipped on site and processed into wood mulch for residential...
Gallegos Sanitation offers more service CHOICES than any other waste and recycling hauler in Northern Colorado. We would like to remind you of the many choices you have for service options as one of our customers.
FOR TRASH REMOVAL
Use YOUR OWN Containers: This option is for customers who own 30-35 gallon container(s) of metal or plastic for their waste. However, these carts/cans must remain within those size limits to stay in compliance...
Don’t be alarmed because we are asking you to breakup...with your glass! Instead we are encouraging YOU to PARTICPATE in a GLASS-ONLY RECYCLE program near you.
Start with WHY – choose to CARE & give glass a fair shot at a new life!
Let’s be real. The facts show that the HIGHEST and BEST use for glass is to separate it out so it can be RECYCLED into new glass bottles or used to make insulation. Glass is one of the easiest recyclable materials out there. In fact, we have “local”...
Yes, this saying rings true for Gallegos Sanitation. We want to make your life both greener and
time efficient. All GSI customers can visit our website and easily:
Set-up or modify your waste and recycling services by accessing your account on the Web Portal Page
Receive your bill by signing up to get E-statements sent directly to your email account
Make a one-time payment or ensure that regular payments are made...
Over the past few years the city of Fort Collins has contracted outside consulting firms to help determine the best
steps for reaching the highest level of recycling, and lower amount of waste sent to area landfills, known as the
“Road to Zero Waste” plan. This plan outlines the goal of reaching a “zero waste” status by 2020, just five short years from now.
Some steps have already been taken. This includes...