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Charlie Byrd of Rock River Environmental Services and his fellow RRES waste haulers work year-round in all conditions, including driving rain, blowing snow and blistering heat. Charlie collects up to 40,000 lbs of garbage per day. A daily haul of recyclables can weigh up to 12,000 lbs. And yard work season can mean shifts last 10 hours or more as drivers pick up the grass, weeds and tree clippings that citizens place at the curb. It’s all in a day’s work for Charlie Byrd and his hard-working colleagues.

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ATTENTION:  As of January 1st, 2012, the Electronic Products Recycling and Reuse Public Act 97-287 prohibits the disposal of e-waste (electronics) into landfills. Therefore we will no longer be collecting e-waste or serve as a drop-off location. Please contact your local electronics store to find a drop-off location near you.