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Francisco R. Chavez, founder of KK&R’s Recycling Services, holds old corrugated cardboard, which his company specializes in recycling.
An entrepreneur collects reusable goods in multiple counties

A local business has set out to minimize the amount of recyclable material that makes it way to landfills.

With KK&R’s Recycling Services, Francisco R. Chavez, the business’s founder, travels across the two counties picking up what other people would consider trash. He said what separates his company from the rest is that he provides an on-call service.