With Memorial Day quickly approaching, socially distanced outdoor parties are sure to be back in full force this summer. Before firing up the grill, consider the implications of an outdoor party on the environment – a big gathering can generate a lot of waste, and it is important to know what to recycle and how you can be more sustainable!
According to the Wall Street Journal, Americans consumed more corrugated cardboard boxes than ever last year as a result of a surge in online shopping due to the pandemic. The year-over-year rise was 3.4%, equivalent to about 477 square miles of additional corrugated board or three times the size of the U.S. Virgin Islands!
The next big thing in sustainable living is composting. So, it’s time to start composting in your home and learn how you can create and leverage compost to reduce food waste and be a better friend to the environment.
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
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.
Company first in its industry to comprehensively report risks and opportunities through investor-driven framework
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.
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%.