On June 17th, municipalities around the country celebrated Global Garbage Man Day, to show appreciation to the men and women who keep our streets and neighborhoods clean.
As the sanitation industry continues to grapple with labor shortages, DeKalb County is no different. District 1’s North Lot has been experiencing high labor shortages that have caused delay in service pick-ups.
In order to get first-hand experience of what it is like to be a sanitation worker and to understand some of the challenges employees are facing, Commissioner Patrick decided to work as a sanitation worker. Check out the video below.