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Berliner Stadtreinigung Utilizes VMware Solutions to Increase Conservation Efforts

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Berliner Stadtreinigung (BSR), Berlin’s municipal sanitation operations, is committed to turning Berlin into a Smart City—quiet, clean, and green in order to create a pleasant lifestyle for its residents. On a daily basis, BSR is tasked with finding environmentally friendly ways to dispose the waste of 3.7 million people while keeping roads and bridges clean.

How China’s Ban on ‘Foreign Trash’ Will Impact U.S. Recycling

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Are you a conscientious recycler, someone who scrubs their aluminum cans and glass containers before tossing them in the bin? Do you know the plastic recycling number codes by heart? Well, now a new rule by China might make some of these efforts moot.

Listen to the interview with Livia Albeck-Ripka, freelance climate and environment reporter, and Frank Chimera, senior manager of municipal sales for Republic Services.

Republic Services of Michigan Recognized for Recycling Program Excellence

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Congratulations are in order for our Republic Services team in Michigan, which was recently recognized with the Michigan Recycling Coalition 2018 Award of Program Excellence!

A Feast for Iguanas

By Amy Zlatic Corporate Content Marketing Editor
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Judging by their facial expressions, it’s hard to impress iguanas. The reptiles look like they are in a perpetual state of apathy, and possibly harboring a slow-burning grudge. In Guatemala, they had every reason to look like that.

Republic Climbs Fortune 500 List as Waste Management Sees Slight Dip

By Kristin Musulin, Waste Dive
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Fortune released its highly-anticipated Fortune 500 list today, which ranked Republic Services at 296, up from 299 in 2017. The company has been slowly climbing the rankings since 2014.

Continue reading on Waste Dive.

This Earth Day, Take #1MORE Step to Being a Better Recycler

Republic Services Offers Tips to Reduce Recycling Contamination at Home and at Your Business
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PHOENIX, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages their employees and the communities they serve across the country to commit to taking their recycling habits to the next level with #1MORE act of environmental responsibility to reduce contamination of the recycling waste stream.

Recycling Facility Fire Sparks Warnings about Improperly Discarded Batteries

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tossed-out batteries are being blamed for a fire at a recycling plant.

The fire was big enough to force all the workers out and shut down the near west side facility Tuesday morning.

Continue reading on Fox59.com

Modern Landfills Convert Waste to Energy

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Responsible landfill management involves the proper handling of landfill gas and liquids, which are byproducts of the decomposition of waste. It requires considerable science, engineering and technology to manage an evolving waste stream in a manner that is protective of the air, land and water for generations to come. It also involves a relentless commitment to innovation.

SWANA Announces 2018 Technical Division Award Winners

The awards were presented at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the winners of its 2018 Technical Division Awards at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver on Tuesday, March 6.

Marc Rogoff received the Distinguished Individual Achievement Award (DIAA) from the Collection and Transfer division, and Tom Bilgri received the DIAA in the Landfill Gas and Biogas division.

Cleaning the Built Environment After the Big Celebration

by Daniel Rosen
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The city of Philadelphia’s football team won the big game for the first time ever and its long-suffering fan base celebrated the victory in kind. In February, the city held a massive parade for its football team, a turnout that some estimated teetered over 700,000 people (a spokesman for the City of Philadelphia did not have an official tally). With this great turnout came its inevitable byproduct: trash. Lots of trash.

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