Area Disposal Services, Inc. and their staff have been chosen July Co-Business of the month. Area Disposal Services provides waste hauling services, landfill laboratory analysis and hazardous waste disposal. They own three landfills, 250 trucks, and employ more than 500 individuals. Royal Coutter started the business in 1928 with one pickup truck. His grandsons, Chris, Matt and Jeff, now run the business. The office that serves Beardstown residents is located in Pittsfield. Hours are 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and their phone number is 1-800-570-1616. Pictured from left: Joe Hucstep and Kevin Hall.