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Republic Services Commemorates Earth Day in Daly City with Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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DALY CITY, Calif., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of the new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 22 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers of Daly City. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks in the Company’s fleet.

In Celebration of Earth Day, Republic Services of Kent Announces Expansion of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)-Powered Fleet

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KENT, Wash., April 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services announced the unveiling of a new compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station and the addition of 30 new CNG-powered trucks to serve customers throughout Kent. The new CNG trucks replace older diesel-powered trucks, and bring the total number of natural gas vehicles operated locally by Republic to 74.

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day in Sonoma County with Enhancements to Recycling Capabilities

New, Advanced Sorting System Brings Increased Recycling Capability to Region
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SONOMA COUNTY, Calif., April 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services celebrated its enhanced recycling facility today that will enable Sonoma County to achieve their sustainability goals for years to come. The Sonoma County Recycling Center is capable of processing more than 200 tons of recyclable material per day, and is expected to increase the recycling capacity in the region.

Republic Services Celebrates Earth Day with #1MorePledge

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PHOENIX, April 11, 2017 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages customers, employees and the communities they serve across the country to take the #1MorePledge, and commit to #1More act of environmental stewardship or community service that helps to preserve our Blue Planet™.

Shire Facilities Divert 66% of Total Waste to Landfill

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Our focus on how we use resources improves efficiency, creates less waste, and reduces risks and impacts on the environment and our local communities.

Water is particularly important, given its essential role in manufacturing and link to energy use. Throughout 2016, we continued to explore and implement water conservation projects, Company-wide.

Texas Diversity Council is Proud to Announce the 2017 Top 10 Distinguished Leaders for Diversity in Texas

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HOUSTON, March 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The Texas Diversity Council is proud to announce the 2017 Top 10 Chief Executive Officers in Houston and Dallas, TX. Individuals selected for this distinguished award demonstrate undeniable leadership ability and strong commitment to diversity and inclusion within their organizations.

Republic Services Makes Disposing of Batteries and Bulbs Effortless

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When setting your clocks forward for Daylight Savings, remember to change those batteries in your smoke detectors and light bulbs that need replacing. 

Daylight Savings is a smart time for businesses to replace batteries in fire alarms, smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors, as well as replacing fluorescent light bulbs and lighting ballasts. Republic Services offers two simple solutions for businesses to discard items that contain mercury, lead or other hazardous materials that should not be thrown away with regular waste.

Republic Truck ROAD-EO Championship Winners Announced

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Republic Services is pleased to announce the winners of the first National Truck ROAD-EO Competition, which was held on March 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona. The ROAD-EO involved Republic’s 50 top drivers and technicians--among 15,000 nationwide--who earned the opportunity to compete in the national championship by winning their respective local and area competitions. The competition involved a series of driving and diagnostic tests in challenging scenarios, in order to determine national champions in five distinct categories.

Republic Services Kicks-Off its First National Championship Truck ROAD-EO

Fifty Drivers and Technicians Compete to Determine the Best-of-the-Best
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PHOENIX, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) celebrated its industry leading safety program by hosting its first national championship truck ROAD-EO competition, a rigorous skills competition for Republic’s top drivers and technicians from across the country. The competition involves a series of driving and diagnostic tests in challenging scenarios, in order to determine national champions in five distinct categories.

Republic Services: Recycling Capabilities

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While a number of factors have affected the recycling model in the U.S. in recent years, the consumer demand for effortless, All-in-One™ or single-stream recycling programs has never been greater. Republic Services knows through market research that 9 out of 10 Americans want recycling services, and they are willing to pay for it. Republic is listening, and have been hard at work to grow their recycling capabilities in several markets across the country. Here are a few examples:

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