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Republic Services Reports Reduced Emissi...

PHOENIX, July 22, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) released its annual report sustainability report, highlighting the company’s improved approach to climate leadership and tracking progress towards its ambitious 2030 sustainability goals. The company’s sustainability achievements in 2020 included a reduction of 5 % of operational greenhouse gas emissions and an […]

Republic Services employees win 2021 Dri...

James davis of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, is the national residential driver of the year; Dedra McKinley of Baton Rouge, Louisiana., is the national commercial driver of the year; Redgenel “Tony” Forrest from Charlotte, North Carolina, is the national industrial pilot of the year; and Victoria barragan of Milpitas, California, is Operator of the Year. “At […]

Republic Services Declines To Bid For Fl...

FLINT, Mich. (WJRT) – Residents of Flint will receive a new garbage truck this fall. Offers were expected Monday for companies wanting a contract with Flint for garbage collection. Republic Services, the city’s longtime waste contractor, has decided not to submit a bid. The company issued a statement on Monday saying, “After careful consideration of […]

Republic Services collects recycling can...

As of July 1, Republic Services’ curbside recycling service will only be available to residents of Davie County who also have curbside garbage collection. During the weeks of June 28 to July 15, Republic Services will begin collecting recycling carts from residents who do not have curbside recycling. During the transition of the recycling service, […]

Republic Services to collect recycling c...

As of July 1, Republic Services’ curbside recycling service will only be available to residents of Davie County who also have curbside garbage collection. During the weeks of June 28 through July 15, Republic Services will begin collecting recycling carts from residents who do not have curbside recycling. During the transition of the recycling service, […]

Butman and Jerome townships hope to soon...

Central Michigan communities continue to face delays in recycling and garbage pickup. Some townships in Midland and Gladwin counties are expecting a recovery this week or next week. Republic Services, a solid waste collection company, has provided garbage and recycling collection to hundreds of Michigan townships and municipalities for nearly three decades. Many communities in […]

City of Shakopee Signs Waste and Recycli...

Residents of Shakopee will soon see various garbage trucks in the city after Shakopee City Council approved a five-year contract with Dick’s Sanitation, or DSI, on June 15. The move came after discussions regarding concerns about Republic Services’ basket management, customer service and organics collection. This winter, city council and staff discussed the possibility of […]

Cameron County gives Republic Services 3...

HARLINGEN, Texas (KVEO) – Cameron County Commissioners addressed the Republic Service’s delay in brush and bulk pickup and ruled they broke their current contract on Tuesday. “We’ve had complaints from people who have said their brush hasn’t been picked up for weeks or months at a time and it just isn’t acceptable,” County Judge Eddie […]

Murrysville officials to consider new tr...

While the cost of just about everything appears to have increased during the covid-19 pandemic, the price Murrysville residents pay for trash transportation and recycling may remain the same, at least for the year. future. Three carriers submitted bids for a combined Murrysville / Export contract, with the current carrier Republic Services being the cheapest. […]

Republic Services provides summer grilli...

Social distancing outdoor parties are sure to make a comeback this summer. Before lighting the grill, think about the implications of an outdoor party for the environment – a large gathering can generate a lot of waste, and it’s important to know what to recycle and how you can be more sustainable! While dirty paper […]

Fenton Hires New Garbage Collection Comp...

FENTON, Mich. (WJRT) – Fenton City Council is fed up with the delayed or canceled garbage collection and is taking action to ensure their residents are no longer affected. Deputy City Manager Michael Hart said officials recognize the difficulties of the Republic’s services in the face of a labor shortage caused by the coronavirus pandemic, […]

Republic Services garden waste and recyc...

The drivers said they were ready to strike over wage disparities between employees. A strike could interrupt service in several towns around Puget Sound. SEATTLE – A group of 130 garden waste and recycling drivers with Republic Services voted unanimously to allow a strike on Saturday over wage disparities between employees. The drivers’ contract with […]

Republic Services among 3BL Media’s Top

PHOENIX, May 20, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) was named to 3BL Media’s Top 100 Corporate Citizens for 2021, recognizing outstanding transparency and environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance among the top 1 000 largest US public companies. This is the second year in a row that Republic has received […]

Teamsters urge Republic Services shareho...

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2021 / PRNewswire / – The following version has been updated. The full corrected version is as follows: Teamsters urge investors to vote against Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) (“Say-on-Pay”) executive compensation program at the company’s shareholders’ meeting on May 21. The controversial board decision to waive the 12-month notice requirement for […]

Republic Services cuts staff and improve...

Republic Services recently upgraded the fiber lines at their 45 TPH facility in Seattle, WA, also known as Rabanco Recycling. The renovations include two MSS Fibermax single-eject and two double-eject optical sorters from CP Group of San Diego, California. In 2018, Republic added two MSS Fibermax single-ejection optical sorters to meet new stringent export quality […]

Republic Services opens first northern C...

MARTINEZ, Calif., April 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. today announced the opening of its first Northern California an organics pre-treatment facility, which will help Bay Area communities meet the requirements of a new state law requiring the diversion of food and garden waste from landfills. The installation eliminates the contamination of […]

Georgia Teamsters ratify new deal at Rep...

WASHINGTON, April 26, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Waste workers employed by Republic Services at McDonough, Georgia., voted overwhelmingly yesterday, five to one, to ratify a five-year agreement. The drivers, helpers and mechanics are members of Local 728 of Atlanta and have been working without a contract for almost two years. The agreement contains better […]

Services of the Republic, municipal subs...

Since Republic Services is the waste hauler for residential services in the Town of Fountain Hills, the town and the company have collaborated to create the Fountain Hills and Republic Services Community Grants Program. The program provides grants to non-profit organizations in the Town of Fountain Hills. Grants are awarded to projects or programs that […]

neighborhood children – Orange County Re

While Otis Lapides’ mother Kimberly knew her son loved trucks, she didn’t realize how fascinated he was with the garbage truck until she started staying home more during the pandemic. Lapides, along with her friend Rebecca Labarba and her son TJ, began going for walks on Thursday following the garbage truck through their neighborhood of […]

Republic Services employees in Cumming r...

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2021 / PRNewswire / – After a bitter two-year struggle, the Republic Services Teamsters to Cumming, Georgia., unanimously ratified their first contract on Saturday. The four-year deal contains better wages, a seniority clause, a grievance process and increased security for the 40-worker unit. “We have stayed true to our organizing beliefs. No […]

Ministry of Justice asks Republic Servic...

The Department of Justice today announced that Republic Services Inc. (Republic) will be required to divest waste collection and disposal assets in five states in order to complete the acquisition of Santek Waste Services LLC (Santek) . The department said without the divestiture, the proposed acquisition would significantly reduce competition for small-container commercial waste collection […]

Republic Services Announces Completion o...

PHOENIXMarch 30, 2021 / PRNewswire / – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today announced the industry icon Donald W. Slager has announced his intention to retire from the Company after having served as CEO for over a decade and COO for almost a decade previously. The move marks the conclusion of a thoughtful and comprehensive […]

Republic Services, Inc. Releases Inaugur...

PHOENIX, March 29, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today released the company’s first climate disclosure report, aligned with recommendations from 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 report and represents Republic’s commitment to environmental […]

How Republic Services is leading the way...

With 11 composting facilities in five states, Republic Services helping lead the charge to divert garden and food waste from landfills across the country. The Phoenix-based company, which processes 1.7 billion pounds of organic waste per year, converts this material into 270,000 tonnes of compost per year or into renewable energy through anaerobic digestion. While […]

Export managers talk trash about trash a...

Export officials hope that the progress made with their waste and recycling contractor will cause fewer problems with the transportation service in the borough. Council members have been unhappy with Republic services for some time, discussing unresolved issues at council meetings and responding to complaints from residents about missed pickups and poor service. “The recycling […]

Parma officials want the Republic Servic...

PARMA, Ohio – The transition of Parma’s collection and recycling services from Republic Services to Rumpke Waste and Recycling was smooth – until it wasn’t. City officials and residents are upset that Parma’s former hauler has yet to remove about 30,000 blue trash cans and recycling containers currently packed in parking lots at James Day […]

Republic Services and the Town of Norman...

Residents who recycle regularly have the opportunity to be rewarded for their efforts this month. Starting next week, Republic Services and the City of Norman are launching a super recycler contest to reward good recycling habits. The contest will select 100 residents each week for the next four weeks to receive a $25 gift certificate […]

Joplin Releases Updated Republic Service...

February 9, 2021 4:03 p.m. Job : February 9, 2021 4:03 p.m. Updated release from the Town of Joplin: JOPLIN, Mo. – Mother Nature has once again caused a disruption in garbage service for residents of Joplin. Republic Services, Joplin’s residential waste provider, announced that it will not be completing its routes today, Tuesday, February […]

How Republic Services is fueling the fut...

In a joint venture formed in December 2017, Novi, Michigan-based Aria Energy and London-based BP worked together to market and distribute low-carbon renewable fuel to US customers through the landfill gas (LFG) to renewable natural gas (RNG) development across the country. Since the company’s inception, the energy partners have partnered with Republic Services, Phoenix, to […]