Republic Services employees came together from the St. Louis, Missouri division to support a toy drive this holiday season and give back to those in need throughout the community. Republic employees and local leadership donated toys, money, and volunteered their time to the annual Toy Drive benefiting the Assistance League of St. Louis. The Assistance League was overwhelmed at the amount of toys Republic employees gathered and donated. The donation made a huge impact in a lot of children’s lives during the holidays.
Brian Clay is used to sending care packages to faraway places for his Green Beret son-in-law, Tripp White. In the past six years, his family has sent packages to Afghanistan and Africa, and his teammates at Duke Energy’s Harris Nuclear Plant have pitched in, too.
But this year, Clay said, his teammates surpassed all of his expectations.
PHOENIX, November 29, 2017 /3BL Media/ – This holiday season, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers across the country to incorporate environmentally responsible practices into celebrations and family gatherings with five simple tips.
This Thanksgiving, Republic Services partnered with Desert Mission Food Bank in Phoenix to donate 1,000 turkeys and additionally collect 12,000 pounds of food to help stock the pantries of those in need. Furthermore, members of Republic’s Labor Relations team volunteered their time to help sort and pack five tons of food, including the turkeys, for distribution on Thanksgiving to the community.
With Thanksgiving, Christmas and Hanukkah just around the corner, crowdfunding platform Cool Effect is rolling out a new set of holiday gift packs for the eco-conscious consumer. The six innovative concepts aren’t just designed to make gift-buyers feel good about their choices, though.
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The excitement of running to the family room and seeing presents under the tree; we all remember tearing into the wrapping paper to see what Santa left for us. But families that have recently grown through adoption sometimes strain to provide gifts for their newly-expanded family during the holidays.
During the holidays, Americans generate 25 percent more waste. Nearly 80 percent of that can be recycled. Tracy Skenandore with Republic Services joined 8 News NOW to give us some tips on what can be recycled or reused.