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Waste Management drivers to keep an eye out during the RNC and beyond

Waste Management drivers to keep an eye out during the RNC and beyond

By Jodie Tillman and Laura C. Morel, Times Staff Writers
In Print: Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Waste Management operates a “Waste Watch’’ community safety program. Haulers take note of suspicious activity.

TAMPA — Anarchists, terrorists and plain old thieves and creeps, your new foe wears work boots and fluorescent vests.

Meet the garbage men.

Or maybe not. If Waste Management haulers do as they were trained Tuesday morning, they likely won't leave their trucks. But they will take notes.

"Don't get involved," said the narrator on a training video. "Your job is to observe and report."

The Houston-based company's "Waste Watch" community safety program made its local debut Tuesday before more than 120 employees at its 40th Street facility in Hillsborough County.


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What model citizens right?


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There is nothing strange about having a bar of soap in your right pocket, it's just what's happening.

There will be an abundance of RNC "trash" in Tampa

that should be dumped.

Boy, isn't that the truth


I find it very simple

to take my own trash to the dump. I don't need waste management or their thugs.

I contract no services from any company which may require their personnel entering my home for inspections or installations, where they can "look around". It has been known for years that the "phone man" and the "cable guy" are already in the "snitch patrol".

Even if you have absolutely NOTHING for them to see, don't leave anything to chance. They might see something that they mis-identify, or mistakenly think they see something, and then report it, and you get a SWAT team kicking your door in and shooting your dog, and maybe even you.

Don't let anybody in that you don't know.

Good advice BigT

thanks for sharing