Specialized Solutions 

In the aftermath of a natural disaster or catastrophic event, our experienced crews provide disaster waste emergency response and management, cleanout and decontamination, debris removal and hazardous waste disaster cleanup and disposal service.  

Dependable Incident Preparedness.

Being prepared for natural disasters and other catastrophic events can minimize the impact to your operations and make all the difference in how quickly you’re back up and running. Republic Services is here to help you plan for the unexpected and protect your assets with industry-leading services provided by the most trusted and experienced disaster response companies. 

Fastest Mobilization. Exceptional Service. 

We understand the importance of getting operations back up and running as fast as possible. Republic Services leads the industry in reliability and efficiency, with the fastest mobilization times and best available resources. Our experienced crews provide exceptional service throughout each step of a response, ensuring all work is done thoroughly, safely and in compliance with all regulations. 

Our Capabilities  

Incident Response and Management 

  • Full ICS/NIMS support teams 
  • Onsite HSEQ and Regulatory Compliance Specialists 
  • Oil spill response and recovery 
  • Chemical and hazardous materials response 
  • Disaster waste emergency response 
  • High hazard response and standby 
  • Biological and infectious disease response and decontamination  

Disaster Debris Removal and Waste Disposal 

  • Flood water management and mobile treatment 
  • Construction and demolition (C&D) waste 
  • Asbestos containing material and PCBs 
  • Compressed gas cylinders and other volatile hazards 
  • Biological material and biohazardous waste 
  • Hazardous waste disaster cleanup 
  • Hazardous and non-hazardous waste transportation and disposal 
  • Hazmat disaster cleanup 

Clean out and Decontamination Services 

  • Retail/facility decontamination services 
  • Chemical identification and packaging 
  • Emergency lab packing 
  • Pressure washing services 
  • Vacuum services including emergency pump outs and hydro excavation 

Hurricane Hazardous Waste Response 

Our comprehensive programs offer innovative solutions and 24/7 support when you need it most. In the aftermath of a hurricane, our experienced crews provide dependable disaster waste emergency response and incident management, hazardous waste disaster cleanup and decontamination, debris removal and waste disposal services. We have helped thousands of customers in the wakes of some of the most devastating hurricanes to make landfall including: 

  • Ian 
  • Ivan
  • Katrina 
  • Rita 
  • Sandy
  • Harvey
  • Wilma 
  • Irma 
  • Michael 

Wildfire Hazardous Waste Response  

Significant quantities of hazardous material and debris create unique challenges for cleanup and recovery from the widespread destruction caused by a wildfire. Our dedicated crews have supported hazardous waste disaster cleanup efforts for dozens of wildfires, including countless major disasters over recent years. During each event, our crews worked closely with regulators to provide management, assessment and removal of Household Hazardous Waste (HHW), asbestos containing material, and other hazardous debris from thousands of sites across the Pacific Northwest and other areas of the country.  


Learn more about our Environmental Solutions and services.  

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Why Republic Services?

  • 24/7 emergency response hotline 
  • More than 30 years of emergency response experience 
  • Preparedness, response and recovery all from the same provider   
  • Convenience and reduced risk
  • Nationwide network of owned and operated disposal assets 

COR Customer Web Portal

Transform your business with our Environmental Solutions account management platform. Register for faster approvals, and access an extensive list of documents, forms and reports. COR provides customers superior service from any device for complete account management of all your waste to increase productivity and efficiency while meeting your sustainability goals.


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.

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