inclusion and diversity

Celebrating diversity every day and cultivating an inclusive culture.

Ensuring every person on our team feels they can bring their whole selves to work every day takes intention.

Republic Services actively fosters a culture of inclusivity to provide a safe space for employees to be their authentic selves. From steadily increasing representation of traditionally marginalized groups across all levels of the company — to judgement-free discussion forums and talent development initiatives — our people are our priority.

Our Commitment

As we continue to create an inclusive, human-centered culture, we are committed to being a place where:

People from all backgrounds can come to work and be successful.

People can perform at their best because they feel cared for and accepted for who they are.

A Workforce That Represents You

We’re proud that our high-performing front-line workforce closely represents the communities in which we live and serve. Nearly half of our total workforce is ethnically diverse (47%), with women making up 20%. Women now make up 38% of our top leadership roles – and we’re continuing to grow that number.

Left ColumnRight Column
40K 47%
employees racial/ethnic diversity
20% 11%
women in the workforce veterans
45% 50%
leaders are women and/or ethnic minorities Goal: diversity in leadership roles by 2023

Awards and Recognition

We're proud to be consistently recognized for our commitments and actions.

Picking up trash

Leading the Way in Environmental Services

At Republic Services, we’re dedicated to creating a cleaner, safer, healthier world for all. Working with our customers, we provide solutions that make businesses more efficient while taking care of the planet — and protecting the bottom line.