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Mack Trucks Unveils History of Refuse Exhibit at Mack Trucks Historical Museum

Press Release

ALLENTOWN, Pa., June 19, 2019 /3BL Media/ – The Mack Trucks Historical Museum unveiled an all-new exhibit titled “Keeping America Clean: The Evolution of the Waste Industry.” The exhibit, which features three antique Mack® trucks and an interactive visitor education display, was made possible thanks to support from Mack Trucks and Republic Services, an industry leader in recycling and waste disposal and longtime Mack customer. A brief ribbon-cutting ceremony was held to officially open the exhibit.

ROAD-EO National Championship Crowns the Best of the Best

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ISM Raceway is the site of many fierce competitions, with the best drivers facing off in NASCAR and IndyCar races. Republic Services also brought its best drivers to ISM – along with its best operators and technicians – for the company’s ROAD-EO National Championship. 

Summer of Safety

By Jim Olson, SVP of Safety, Republic Services
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School will soon be out for the summer, which means more children will be outside playing in their neighborhoods. The National Safety Council has declared June to be National Safety Month, and it’s the perfect time to talk about summer safety around recycling and waste collection trucks.

Children are naturally fascinated by our trucks, and how they work, but it is important to keep a safe distance and use common sense around large vehicles —not just during the summer, but year-round.

Republic Services Opens its Newest & Most Advanced Hauling Facility in North Texas

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LEWISVILLE, Texas, November 9, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.

Republic Services Optimizes Collections with Fleet Innovation

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Each day, Republic Services’ drivers fulfill a promise to our customers – 5.8 million recycling and waste collection pick-ups, or promises fulfilled with precision and consistency.

Our customers understand that each promise comes with an assurance that their recyclables and waste will be handled the right way – safely and in an environmentally responsible manner. This, of course, demands a highly advanced and durable fleet.

More than 2,500 technicians skillfully maintain Republic’s fleet nationwide while continually finding greater environmental efficiencies.

Republic Services Returns to Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

Republic is the only recycling and solid waste collection provider included in the 2017 DJSI Indices.
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Republic Services was named to both the 2017 DJSI World and North America indices for the second consecutive year.

Republic is the only recycling and solid waste collection provider included in the 2017 DJSI Indices.

Republic Services Expands its Natural Gas-Powered Fleet in Northern Ohio

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ELYRIA, Ohio, July 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services of Northern Ohio announced the addition of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered trucks to its fleet. The new CNG-powered trucks are replacing older, diesel-powered trucks, and help to reduce unwanted noise and air emissions in the communities they serve. The expansion includes a new CNG fueling station and highly advanced maintenance facility, which will enable more efficient operations and service for customers throughout Lorain, Cuyahoga and Medina counties.

CHART: Waste Collection Price Index Rose in September, According to Bureau of Labor Statistics

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The cost of waste collection increased by 0.3 percent in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, the fourth consecutive monthly increase, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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The cost of waste collection increased by 0.3 percent in September on a seasonally adjusted basis, the fourth consecutive monthly increase, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

CHART: Waste Collection Index, Cost of Collection Rose in August

Summary: 

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of waste collection increased 0.8 in the month of Augustthe third consecutive monthly increase.

Press Release

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of waste collection increased 0.8 in the month of Augustthe third consecutive monthly increase.

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