...as city leaders pass ordnance to sell off trash hauling assets. Fresno will contract out it's trash collection to a private company saving taxpayers $2.1 million in the first year. And of course the public worker union people are crying like children. Union fights approval of Fresno garbage privatization | Watch the video - Yahoo! News Sorry garbage guys. Your union wages and benefits have just gotten too expensive. You may go take the jobs offered to you by the private company.