Schooled in recycling

Dem-Con Cos. President Bill Keegan recently had an eye-opening experience during a Minnesotan city council meeting about a specific landfill. When residents who opposed the landfill were asked where they believed their garbage ended up, one woman replied, “It goes to the curb.”

Keegan says that was a pivotal moment for him. “[Her response] summarizes what most people think of the waste and recycling industry,” Keegan says. “Their knowledge ends at the curb.”

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