June 2016 – Waste Management Resource
The time has finally come upon us….and it only took 20 years! Thank you Mr. Emanuel for saying that you’ll start to enforce the Chicago recycling ordinance. If you want the full text, you can find it here.
Of course “trash hauler X” can meet my price. They’re happy to, because they know in 2 or 3 years they’ll be right back to where they are now.
You’re still left with all the administrative headaches, and the lower productivity that goes with it.
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