Commingled Conversation

Commingled Conversation articles are lighthearted Q&As with waste industry figures that are designed to shed some light on their personalities and interests.

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Commingled Conversation: Lonnie Poole Jr. of Waste Industries
Lonnie Poole Jr., founder of Raleigh, N.C.-based Waste Industries and EIA Hall of Fame member. Read on to find out about his pet peeve, his favorite movie and his ability to read palms....
Commingled Conversation: Bruce Parker of the EIA
Bruce Parker, president and CEO of the Environmental Industry Associations. Read on to find out about his 1963 hitchhiking journey across the country and his unusual non-English language skills....