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Joe Ventenbergs

Joe Ventenbergs owns Kendall Trucking, Inc. Based in Seattle, about 60 percent of Kendall Trucking’s business is hauling construction, demolition and land clearing waste (“construction waste”) from construction and demolition sites. Joe provides dumpsters to the sites, the construction and demolition companies fill up these dumpsters with construction waste, and Joe takes away the dumpsters and unloads the contents at transfer stations in King County.

  • May 13, 2003    |   Economic Liberty

    Seattle Trash Hauling

    One Man's Trash Is Another Man's Monopoly: Seattle's Independent “Mosquito Fleet” Challenges the Government-Imposed Construction Waste Hauling Monopoly

    Seattle’s trash industry uses government power to monopolize the industry and protect itself from competition. The Institute for Justice fought to break up this monopoly and restore the civil rights of all Washington entrepreneurs who simply want to earn an honest living free from discriminatory government regulation. In 2001, the City of Seattle declared hauling…

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