DO Stop and Listen. DON’T SIGN if they don’t have CALIFORNIA in their name.
Outside of Walgreens on Telegraph and 51st, I stopped to talk to a trio of representatives from
California Waste Solutions
with a huge sign stating “DO NOT SIGN THEIR PETITION.”
The petition they are referring to is
Texas based Waste Management,
who has had a monopoly over Oakland and send the money they make back to Texas. This organization is asking for signatures on the streets of Oakland and is blatantly lying about what the petition is for. They have promised lower garbage rates and really they are gathering signatures to overthrow the decision made by the City of Oakland not to renew Waste Management’s contract.
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