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Bag It! I Repeat, Bag It!
Your bin will last longer and smell better, and you’ll make your garbage collector a happy man. And speaking of bags, we always know when you buy the cheap ones. They bust apart as soon as we lift them. Here are the craziest things garbage collectors have found in the trash. If you’ve ever struggled to get a garbage bag out of a garbage can, here’s the reason why and how to fix it.
Know What’s Not Allowed
Remember, in most towns these things are not allowed in the trash: gallons of paint, fluorescent light bulbs, motor oil and cast-off electronics (televisions, computers). Unfortunately, it’s tough for us to catch if you bag them up. So we appeal to your conscience by reminding you that those items contain toxic substances that contaminate groundwater. Instead, take them to a hazardous materials facility that will dispose of them safely. Avoid putting these things down your garbage disposal.
Most of Us Genuinely Love What We Do
We like being out and about and physically active instead of stuck in an office. We like taking care of people, and serving the public. And hey, we’ve have great job security: this is one job that can’t be outsourced overseas!