Republic Services


New Ownership for Gallegos Sanitation, but Same Great Service

After 61 years of keeping Northern Colorado clean and safe, owners Jerry, Arthur and Rudy Gallegos have announced their retirement and the sale of Gallegos Sanitation, Inc. (GSI) to Republic Services®. The sale was finalized on December 31, 2020.

“We feel really good about this decision for our community. Republic Services cares for their people, like we do, and they are committed to safety, service and sustainability. All of these aspects, coupled with their immense stewardship, community giving, diversity and inclusion, impressed us.” —Rudy Gallegos, Owner, Gallegos Sanitation, Inc.

Committed to Sustainability
This move is an important one for the Front Range, as it supports waste diversion and environmental goals. Additionally, initiatives like Yard Waste Recycling, recycling education and community outreach will continue.

What can Customers and Partners Expect?
Not much will change right now. It will be business as usual with daily operations functioning as normal. Many of the same skilled drivers will continue servicing your place of business, job site or home. There will not be any interruptions to pickups, delivery dates, equipment sizes, billing or changes in our program offerings or processes at this time.

Getting to Know Republic Services®
Republic Services was rated one of Ethisphere’s® World’s Most Ethical Companies and one of Forbes’® Best Employers for Women in 2020, in addition to the awards listed below.

As one of the largest providers of non-hazardous waste and recycling, customers can take comfort knowing the Front Range will continue to move forward on important waste diversion and environmental goals.

Please do not hesitate to let us know if you need further assistance.
Our knowledgeable and local Customer Service Department is available and can be emailed at or call

970.484.5556 I Colorado Customers

307.635.7168 I Wyoming Customers