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How Can You Dispose of Yardwaste? Sign-up for GSI’s Yardwaste Program to Recycle It.

Not sure what to do about your yardwaste mess? Gallegos Sanitation's Yardwaste Program saves you money and keeps yardwaste out of the landfill.

GSI's innovative Yardwaste Program is celebrating 21 years of sustainable yardwaste recycling! At the foundation of GSI, you will see a family of entrepreneurs who strive to make a difference for their employees, their community and the environment. This year marks 21 years of one of GSI’s innovations, the GSI Yardwaste Recycling Program where...

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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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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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