Specialized Solutions 

Republic Services provides turnkey services and innovative technologies that help retailers navigate complex retailer waste compliance while streamlining retail waste disposal to benefit their business and brand. 

Regulated Waste Compliance 

Our team of dedicated environmental professionals build customized programs for retail chains focused on safely managing retail hazardous waste for supermarkets and grocery stores, pharmacies and drugstores, convenience stores and gas stations, department stores, home-improvement stores, discount general stores and more.  

Our Capabilities  

  • RCRA, pharmaceutical, DOT and state-regulated waste streams  
  • Scheduled routine services and on-demand/on-call services  
  • Segregated waste program and compliance kits   
  • Petroleum station monitoring, disposal and transportation, tank cleaning, pump-out and ER 
  • Pharmaceutical waste services, including removal of DEA-controlled substances 
  • Waste sortation, packaging and transportation 
  • Onsite waste pickup by transportation fleet  
  • Electronic data access and reporting tools  
  • Product destruction capabilities 
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Exceed Your Sustainability Goals 

  • Waste minimization 
  • Alcohol recycling 
  • Aerosol Recycling Technology (ART) 
  • Route optimization technology 
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Our exclusive partnership with SmarterX, formerly Smarter Sorting, provides retailers a fast and accurate solution to more safely and compliantly classify and segregate RCRA, hazardous, and non-hazardous waste.  

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NABP Accredited  

Recognized by every state board of pharmacy to safely manage your pharmaceutical waste, Republic Services has safe, compliant solutions in place to support the needs of pharmacies, supermarkets, laboratories, manufacturing facilities and more.  

Republic Services has the unique ability to handle non-hazardous, hazardous and U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) Schedule II-IV Controlled Substance pharmaceutical waste streams. Our Detroit facility is one of the few RCRA permitted DEA-registered reverse distribution pharmaceutical waste handlers in the industry.  

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Why Republic Services?

  • Innovative technology and partnerships (SmarterX) 
  • Compliance for all stakeholders 
  • Audited invoicing processes 
  • Transparent pricing 
  • Dedicated account teams 
  • Exceptional value 
  • Reduce customer risk 
  • Improve ESG 
  • Brand protection  

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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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