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As a leading national waste and recycling services provider and Fortune 500 company, Republic Services does its best to help members of the media report on our company and better understand our industry. From environmental sustainability to community education to breaking news, our Media Room is dedicated to helping you get the facts, quotes and photos you need to publish informative and accurate stories.
 
In The News

Republic Services forms public-private partnership with Flint, Michigan

Feb 6, 2013

Republic Services forms public-private partnership with Flint, Michigan

Republic Services’ York Division adds CNG Waste Collection Trucks to Fleet

Jan 11, 2013

Republic Services’ York Division adds CNG Waste Collection Trucks to Fleet

Republic Services Adds 72 CNG Waste Collection Trucks to St Louis Fleet

Oct 19, 2012

Republic Services Adds 72 CNG Waste Collection Trucks to St Louis Fleet

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Facts & Figures

1998
Republic Services, Inc. founded

39
States with Republic Services operations

$8.2
Billion dollars in revenue

CEO
Donald W. Slager

By the numbers

30,000
Employees

4
million+ tons of recycled materials per year

300+
Hauling Companies

194
transfer stations

75
Recycling centers

191
active landfills

70+
renewable energy projects

2
solar energy landfill covers

700+
vehicles using compressed natural gas

1000+
vehicles using alternative fuels

Industry
Recognition

Republic Services won a 2010 Business Achievement Award from the Environmental Business Journal for upgrading its Pacific Region Compost Facility in Corvallis, Oregon to serve as the state's first food composting facility.

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Uncovering Sustainability

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    x Food Waste Solved – Including food waste is the key to successful organics management and increased recycling in Oregon Read more
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    x Innovative Recycling – Moving San Jose toward zero waste by increasing its organics diversion rates 275% and construction & demolition debris diversion 90% Read more
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    x Doubling Engine Oil's Useful Life – Increasing efficiency and producing less waste in California by doubling the useful life of oil lubricants for heavy equipment Read more
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    x Transfer-Recycling Combo – Pennsylvania transcyclery enhances capabilities and results in more recycling Read more
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    x Basketball Fans Recycle – Utah Jazz Green Team sponsorship promotes residential and commercial recycling to thousands of fans Read more
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    x Liquids are Managed Naturally at a Georgia Landfill – Unique, on-site treatment process reduces the need for sending liquids to a waste water plant for treatment Read more
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    x Corporate Waste Diverted – Increased recycling and lowered costs for a national home improvement center chain and other retailers by implementing strategies suggested by Republic Services’ Waste Stream Advisors Read more
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    x Recyclers Rewarded – Houston saw a 315% increase in recycling with the implementation of My Republic Rewards Read more
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    x Natural Waste Remediation – Republic Services’ Green Thumb Team and Texas A&M develop erosion-resistant vegetative landfill cover Read more
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    x Food Waste Becomes Feedstock – Reducing food waste disposal fees in California with a unique solution Read more
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    x Methane Gas-to-Energy – Michigan partnership uses landfill gas to produce electricity Read more
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    x Food Recycling Winner – Northern California Food Recycling Project receives the Gold Level Recycling Award from the Solid Waste Association of North America Read more
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    x Dramatically Reducing Emissions – Pennsylvania displaces 640,500 gallons of diesel and reduces 160,000 pounds of vehicle emissions annually through CNG Read more
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    x Smart School Recycling – School district recycles more and saves money Read more
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    x Renewable Landfill Gas – Missouri Landfill is U.S. EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program Project of the Year Read more
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    x Trees as Filters – Midwest communities use trees as a natural filter for environmental landfill management Read more
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    x Corporate Energy Commitment – Republic Services’ corporate offices are committed to eco initiatives in Arizona and around the country Read more
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    x Renewable Energy from Methane – Half Moon Bay, California landfill gas-to-energy program wins U.S. EPA LMOP Project of the Year Read more
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    x Providing Cleaner Fuel – Idaho’s first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station is built by Republic Services Read more
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    x Landfill Gas Energy – Renewable energy from a landfill gas-to-energy program in Georgia wins U.S. EPA Project of the Year Read more
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    x Solar-Gas Innovation – A Texas landfill combines solar and gas-to-energy technologies to create a sustainable energy park Read more
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    x Bird Habitat – More than 600 birds thrive in a North Texas 20-acre restored wetland habitat Read more
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    x Landfill Habitat – Since 1991, wood ducks and song birds have lived peacefully within a protected habitat at a North Carolina landfill Read more
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    x Earth Friendly – For more than 10 years, this 635-acre Mississippi landfill has focused on improving wildlife habitat Read more
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    x LEED® Expertise – Waste Stream Advisors nationwide are helping minimize the environmental impact of building projects Read more
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    x My Republic Rewards – More than 300,000 customers are eligible to earn recycling rewards in Ohio and across the U.S. Read more
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    x Diverting Construction Debris – Construction waste diversion program wins Illinois Governor’s Award for Sustainability Read more

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