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Supplier Requirements, Expectations and Opportunity

As a national service organization with deep roots in the local communities we serve, we are committed to developing partnerships to help us build a best-in-class supply chain. Our supplier selection process helps enable us to source goods and services to meet the collective needs of the business at the highest quality and lowest total cost for our customers.


Code of Conduct

We hold ourselves and our suppliers to the standards of our core values and serve our customers as an example of ethics and integrity.


Payment Process

From eSourcing, to catalog management, to purchase orders and invoicing, our comprehensive payment processes allow us to more efficiently manage spending strategy.


Supplier Diversity

We believe that the success of the organization depends on enabling people and businesses of all kinds to succeed and share in the nation’s economic growth.

Supply Chain Management

Working with hundreds of suppliers nationally, the goal of Republic Services' procurement and Supply Chain Management Team is to source the right products and services of the highest quality and the lowest total cost. We partner with suppliers who provide products, services, ideas, and innovations that can help us serve our customers with value-added, cost-effective solutions. We believe in a supplier selection process in which we:


Establish strong, lasting business relationships based on trust, respect
and teamwork.


Abide by well-established
procurement best practices.


Maintain a strict code of conduct,
ethics and business standards.

Our Procurement Standards

In order to deliver superior service performance and effective recycling and waste solutions to our customers, we stress reliability in all areas of our business. We want our suppliers to embody our core values: Respectful, Responsible, Reliable, Resourceful, and R​elentless.

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What Organizations Do We Buy From?

Our procurement and Supply Chain Management Teams work hard to acquire suppliers that reinforce our solutions across the country. We purchase from a wide variety of disciplines that work toward our common goals. Below are a sample of some of the products and services we consume.

  • Advertising and promotional
  • Architects, drafting and design
  • Baling wire
  • Building construction
  • Cameras
  • Cell construction
  • Cleaning/janitorial services
  • Container paint
  • Containers
  • Copiers
  • Decals (trucks and containers)
  • Energy management
  • Environmental laboratory testing
  • Fasteners
  • First aid supplies
  • Flare preventive maintenance
  • Fuel
  • Gas wellheads
  • Heavy equipment
  • Hydraulic filters
  • Hydraulics
  • IT
  • Landfill equipment
  • Lighting
  • Maintenance, repair and operations
  • Mobile devices
  • Office supplies
  • Pest control
  • Postage machines
  • Printed materials
  • Propane gas
  • Pumps
  • Radiation monitoring
  • Real estate
  • Rental equipment
  • Safety footwear
  • Safety supplies and PPE
  • Security and fire alarm systems
  • Security guard services
  • Service vehicles
  • Shipping
  • Signage
  • Tarps
  • Telecom
  • Temporary labor
  • Transmissions
  • Transportation services
  • Travel
  • Truck bodies
  • Truck body p​arts
  • Truck chassis
  • Truck parts and supplies
  • Uniforms
  • Waste oil removal

Supplier Sustainability

We seek to do business with companies who, like us, embrace sustainability and are willing to employ methods and technologies to minimize environmental impact.

Ready ​to Join Our Supply Chain?

If your values align with ours and you feel that an established relationship will be mutually beneficial, we’d like to hear from you. If a sourcing opportunity that fits your business offering comes available, we may contact you for more information. Suppliers that are included in the Request For Information and Request For Proposal processes may be selected from our records of registered suppliers.

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Supplier Terms and Conditions

Unless there is a signed master supply agreement or pricing agreement, suppliers must comply with the purchase order terms and conditions. When receiving a purchase order from Republic Services you must download, sign and return the terms and conditions of the order. The link to the terms and conditions is below. Please review the provided document carefully. If you have questions or concerns, please contact your Republic Services representative, or email Republic Services Procurement T​eam.

​Supplier Ter​ms and Conditions