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Boy Offers Recycling Services to Residents in Yellowknife, Canada

James Peggs launched The Recycling Guy after discovering a need for curbside recycling services.

In 2015, James Peggs, a 10-year-old resident in Yellowknife, Canada, launched The Recycling Guy after discovering a need for curbside recycling services.

Since launching his business, James has worked hard to collect recyclables from residential clients and to sort and dump the materials into the appropriate bins at the community recycling bins.  

James charges $10 a month for his services, and he currently has 27 regular customers.

CBC News has more information:

Every Saturday morning, 10-year-old James Peggs goes to work.

First, he puts on his gear: a bright orange construction vest, tailored by grandma; on it, a silver name tag engraved with his name; lastly, a white baseball cap embossed with a green recycling triangle.

Peggs then goes into the garage, grabs his wooden crate with winter wheels, and he begins to haul it up and down curbs, winding down streets, visiting his clients.

Read the full story here.

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