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Republic Services Collection Workers Form Friendship with Young Boy in Dallas

William Mullins enjoys talking to his local garbage men and growing his toy garbage truck collection.

William Mullins, a four-year-old Dallas resident and fan of garbage trucks, has formed a friendship with his local garbage men. The garbage men, who work for Republic Services, answer all of William’s creative questions and recently gifted him with a mini Republic Services truck to add to his growing toy garbage truck collection.

While William has years to go until he receives his driver’s license, he enjoys directing his grandma as she backs her car out of the driveway. With his passion and interest, William may just have a future in the waste and recycling industry.

Polk County Itemizer-Observer has more details:

William Mullins has his collection of toy garbage trucks lined up in his front yard in Dallas.

His mom, Jennifer Mullins, sister Madilynn Mullins and grandma Eva Mayfield all sit in the front yard with him for the Monday morning ritual at the Mullins household: Wait for the Republic Services truck to show up.

William, 4, has been fascinated with the trucks since he was 1, wanting to watch them lift the plastic cans. Soon, he wanted to sit outside to wait for the truck and its driver Kevin Friesen. He and Jennifer give the drivers Gatorade, and William peppers them with questions.

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