Recycling

GSI Customers Already Participate in Successful Recycling Programs

The Larimer County Waste Shed Policy Continues: How Will Proposed Recycling Programs Affect You and Your Pocketbook? Part 2 

As communities continually strive to reduce their environmental impact on the globe, recycling remains a staple that is an accessible and an affordable way to move the needle forward in Caring for the Earth. Here in Northern Colorado, when it comes to our customers' recycling, we are proud to announce that we have a 93% recycle participation rate*. It...

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Reducing Plastic Use and Making Life Simple for the New Year

GSI's very own Carrie Seckman shares how she is reducing her plastic use and making life more simple.

"I am goal oriented. In part of our decision to simplify our lives for 2020, some of the things that we are doing are curbing our Amazon purchases to reduce packaging and shipping costs, buying resale clothing for appropriate items, walking when we can to almost everywhere to reduce gas costs and we are putting a huge effort into plastic reduction." Carrie Ann Seckman, Special Event Service...

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Battery Recycling is Important for Environmental Health

4 Things You Should Know About Battery Disposal And The Environment

***Note: All content and images are credited to Intella Lift Parts.  This resource has been added to GSI's website as a special courtesy to the students of Ms. Martin's class at Learning Haven.

There has been a massive increase in the demand for batteries, as well as an evolution and history of the battery. This demand stems from the fact that billions of people carry electronics that consume electricity. These electronics...

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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...

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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.  

PICK-UP SERVICE:

GSI customers can request a special curbside...

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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...

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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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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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Solve the Mystery of Waste and Recycling

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.

CLUE #4

1. Thanks for doing your...

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