Columbia's dirty jobs: Refuse Collector

Tuesday, November 6, 2007 | 7:52 p.m. CST; updated 4:00 a.m. CDT, Tuesday, July 22, 2008

COLUMBIA — Rosemarie McNeary is the only woman driving a garbage truck and picking up trash for the city. She has been working for the garbage collection service for three years. In rain, sleet or snow, McNeary and her partner take turns driving the truck through subdivisions.