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img_20140115_082429-1St. Louis, MO (KTVI) – A waste hauling company in Farmington is causing controversy over their use of the American flag. The company is called “Freedom Waste.” Many people are posting to their facebook page that they are upset with the way the American flag is painted on the garbage trucks.

A FOX 2 viewer sent this image into our website. The person wrote, “I find this company’s use of the American flag very disrespectful. If they wanted to paint it on the side of their truck that would be one thing, but to paint the flag on the part of the truck that actually crushes garbage was a little much for me. The image of the American flag is covered in garbage day in and day out. I hope that you can possibly share this photo and get enough attention directed toward their company that they decide to change their trucks. Thank you.”

Others have voiced their opinion on the company’s facebook page: