WayGreen Single Stream Recycling Service
The WayGreen recycle program is offered by GFL Environmental, our trash collection service. The WayGreen program is the most comprehensive recycling program available. You are no longer required to sort your recyclable items – simply place all items in the WayGreen container. Over 250 homeowners in our area are already enjoying the benefits of this simple and convenient method to recycle.
You can start or stop WayGreen recycling service any time by calling the GNHOA voice mail at 719-488-5883 or by emailing GNHOA at email@example.com. Please state that you want to start or stop the WayGreen service and provide your name, address and phone number. Depending on when you request to start the WayGreen service, you may receive a separate invoice for the remainder of the billing period. We will call or email you to confirm the delivery date and let you know if you will be receiving an invoice for the remainder of the billing period.
The WayGreen fee is in addition to the regular trash service charge. The fee is shown on the Assessments page of this web site and will be prorated for unused weeks in a month. The recycle container will be typically be delivered on the Monday afternoon following confirmation of your order. Recycling collection is on Monday, the same day as trash collection.
When you start WayGreen service, you may find that you can use a smaller trash container. You can reduce your 96-gallon container to a 64-gallon container – the same size as the recycle container – or change to the larger container by contacting GNHOA at 719-488-5883 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please state that you want to exchange your trash container and provide the size you desire, your name, address, and phone number. We will call or email you to confirm the exchange date. The new trash container will be delivered on Monday afternoon after trash collection so leave your current container in front of your home where you placed it for trash collection.
The GNHOA covenants require that trash and recycling containers of all varieties be stored inside your garage or out of sight from neighbors except on trash pickup day. Be certain that your containers are stored appropriately.
Questions and Answers
Can I order WayGreen or a container size change directly from GFL Environmental? No! GFL Environmental will not accept orders unless they come from GNHOA because GNHOA is billed for the service.
What if I wish to stop my current WayGreen service? You can cancel WayGreen service by contacting GNHOA at 719-488-5883 or email@example.com. Please state that you want to cancel the WayGreen service and provide your name, address and phone number. We will call you to confirm the pickup date. Service and billing will stop when the recycle container is collected by GFL Environmental on a Monday afternoon. You will receive a refund or credit on a future invoice for any unused prepaid service.
How am I charged for the WayGreen service? The WayGreen service fee will be added to your semi-annual GNHOA assessment and fee invoice.
What if I'm an out of town homeowner or have renters in the home? Charges for all trash/recycle service are the homeowner's responsibility. If your renters want to start the WayGreen service or exchange the trash container, they should contact you directly and request that you order the service. If a renter contacts GNHOA directly, we will direct the renters to contact you, the homeowner.
Is there anything special I need to do with the WayGreen container on trash day? The collection truck uses a mechanical arm so the WayGreen container needs to be separated from the normal trash container by 3-5 feet. There should be no cars parked in front of the WayGreen container and enough space should be provided for the truck to stop next to the curb. Place the WayGreen container with the hinge for the top away from the street to ensure proper emptying and reclosing the lid when done.
What can be recycled under the WayGreen program? Here is a list of the items that are accepted for recycling:
All glass bottles and jars
Newspaper (including inserts)
Bulk or junk mail
Chipboard (cereal and tissue boxes)
Steel or tin cans
Plastic products numbered 1-7 with the exceptions shown below as Plastic Items Not Accepted:
Plastic Items NOT Accepted:
· NO PLASTIC BAGS
· NO six pack ring holders
· NO Styrofoam items (such as egg cartons and take-out food boxes, even if they have recycling symbol and a plastics number)
· NO Plastic Plates/utensils
To prepare your items for recycling, rinse out containers to remove as much of the food residue as possible. Labels can be left on cans or bottles. Discard small lids, caps, and pumps from glass or plastic bottles. While they may be marked as recyclable, they are hazardous to the operators of the recycle sorter. Ensure that aerosol cans such as shaving cream and hair spray are totally empty and depressurized.