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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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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...

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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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Clean-up this Spring: Start with Renting a Dumpster

Give the gift of a clean-up to someone you care about! 

Slow down and recognize areas in your own or in others lives that need some TLC. Time, money and not knowing where to start are the biggest barriers to a de-cluttered, tidy living space.  Recently, a group of friends helped family friends, by organizing a clean-up day for their yard. Here are the steps you can take to provide a community service to someone you care about.

Ask yourself, Is there someone in know that living a cluttered,...

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America Recycles Day is Today

Gallegos Sanitation's employees share why they choose to recycle. Whether it is for their families, their community or the greater good of CARING FOR THE EARTH, reducing, re-using and recycling are important for a sustainable future.

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