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Helping Schools in Houston Create Outdoor Learning Spaces

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To support local communities, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation leads initiatives to give back and support our neighborhoods. Launched in 2018, the National Neighborhood Promise® program provides funding, in-kind products and services, and volunteer opportunities to select nonprofit organizations leading neighborhood revitalization projects across the

Back to Basics: Recycling Is as Easy as 1, 2, 3

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Do you find recycling confusing? If so, you’re not alone! According to a 2020 survey by OnePoll, one of the biggest barriers preventing people from recycling is a lack of understanding. Approximately 26% of survey respondents admitted they don’t know what materials can and cannot be recycled. 

Republic Services, Inc. Releases Inaugural Report Aligned With Recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures

Company first in its industry to comprehensively report risks and opportunities through investor-driven framework
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PHOENIX, April 2, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released the Company's inaugural climate disclosure report aligned with recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). The report, which identifies the Company's climate-related risks and opportunities, is the industry's first comprehensive TCFD reporting and represents Republic's commitment to environmental leadership and sustainability.

Don't Fall Flat: Here's What to Do With Old Tires

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With the 5th largest vocational fleet in the nation and more than 16,000 trucksRepublic Services knows a few things about tires and what to do and not do with your old tires.

When dealing with old tires, you have a few options. From recycling to disposal or even repurposing an old tire, there’s a solution that works for everyone. 

Recycling During a Pandemic: One Year Later

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As we reflect on a full year of COVID-19, it is obvious that our lives have been changed immeasurably, and business across the board has shifted to meet the demands of the “new normal.” 

Everything You Think You Know About Recycling Is Wrong and Here's How to Fix It

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March 15th is "Everything You Think You Know Is Wrong Day." At Republic Services, we're celebrating the holiday by debunking some of the most common myths about recycling. In fact, across the country, the average recycling contamination rate is 20%. 

Recognizing the Role of Women on International Women's Day

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On March 8, people worldwide will recognize International Women's Day, highlighting the social, economic, cultural, and political impact of women. At Republic Services, we're proud of the women who are leading the way, not just in our company but in our industry and our communities. 

Republic Services Salutes Essential Workers With Additional 'Committed to Serve' Awards

$30+ million initiative now includes $500 awards recognizing frontline employees for dedication and service during the pandemic
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PHOENIX, February 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ Republic Services, Inc. has provided additional recognition to its 28,000 frontline employees with $500 “Committed to Serve” awards, thanking them for their dedication and service to communities throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. The multimillion-dollar “Committed to Serve” initiative was launched by Republic Services in April 2020 to support its essential workers and small businesses across the country during this time of unprecedented challenges.

What to Recycle This Valentine's Day - Cards, Candy Boxes, Roses, and More

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Roses are red. Violets are blue. You should know what to throw and what to recycle too! Whether you’re celebrating Valentine’s Day with a special someone, exchanging Galentine’s Day gifts with friends, or just indulging in sweet treats, make sure you show some love to our Blue Planet® by understanding which Valentine’s items can and cannot be recycled. 

How to Score a Recycling Touchdown for Sunday's Big Game

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It’s official – the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are headed to the big game on Sunday. Since most of us will be watching from home this year, it is more important than ever to be mindful of the waste generated by game-day snacking. Beer cans, plastic bottles, and some takeout containers can be recycled if you toss them correctly.
 

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