Yard Waste

How to Recycle Holiday Waste in Larimer County and Weld County


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.




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Town of Timnath Clean Up Day Success

A Community Proves Reuse and Recycling Works

Gallegos Sanitation, Inc. (GSI) has the privilege of working with The Town of Timnath, through our partnership with Mantooth Marketing Company, for the annual Town of Timnath Spring Clean-up day, hosted on Saturday, September 26th at the Timnath Community Park.

As their partner, GSI has provided waste and recycling services for this event the past four years. For 2020, a Fall Clean-up event was added. The Town of Timnath Clean Up and Appreciation...


Recycling Your Yardwaste and Composting at Home

Turn Your Yardwaste Into Compost & Watch Your Garden Take-Off
Compost at home. It is easier than you may think. Northern Colorado’s gardening season is finally here, and that means new life! For all you green thumbs ready to claim the greenest grass award or most beautiful garden, and those beginners working toward the coveted title, Gallegos Sanitation has helpful yardwaste tips and garden composting ideas for the growing season.

Pruning and Prepping Your Garden
Reduce greenhouse gases...


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...


2019 Marks the 20th Anniversary of GSI offering yardwaste recycling service to NoCo!

Yardwaste Recycling is a Win-Win for the Northern Colorado Community!

Yardwaste recycling (think of the buzz word “composting”) is a simple, yet super effective program that continually makes sense for our community to participate in.  The top benefits of this program are that it: 1) is local and affordable 2) reduces greenhouse gas emissions and 3) sequesters carbon from the atmosphere when applied.

Local and Affordable:

GSI has sustained a great partnership with a Northern Colorado...


Compost Locally with GSI’s Yardwaste Recycling Program

Compost locally with Gallegos Sanitation! We are a company that truly cares about caring for the earth. If you are like many Colorado homeowners, spring is when your yard is full of organic debris such as garden waste, branches, grass clippings, and brush.  Looking at the piles may seem overwhelming and bring worry that you may need to spend lots-o-money to make the yardwaste disappear.  One solution is that GSI offers residents a convenient, timely and affordable yardwaste recycling program...


Compost Locally in Northern Colorado

RecyclE Your Yardwaste WITH GSI
Compost with a local company that cares! If you are like many Colorado homeowners, fall is when your yard is full of organic debris.  Recycle that garden waste, branches, grass clippings, and brush the right way and eliminate that overwhelming feeling caused by piles upon piles staring you in the face.

Do not spend lots-o-money to make the yardwaste disappear.  One solution, offered by GSI, is a convenient, timely and affordable yardwaste recycling program (YRP)...


Dealing with the Realities of Organics Recycling

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...


Join the GSI Yard Waste Program

As your grass, trees, and other yard flora continue to grow, why not be “ALL RIGHT” and reduce your eco-footprint too? How? Join the GSI Yardwaste Recycling Program (YRP) and “Care for the Earth” by redirecting your green waste away from the landfill and giving it a new life as compost at a local dairy.

Here are a few more reasons why you should recycle your Yardwaste:

Reduces waste disposal costs
Decreases organic waste sent to the landfill which lowers greenhouse gas emissions