Capable of Powering Nearly 25,000 Los Angeles Area Homes
SYLMAR, Calif., May 12, 2015 - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced a new landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at Sunshine Canyon Landfill near Los Angeles. The 20-megawatt renewable energy project is capable of generating enough electricity to power nearly 25,000 area homes.
With approximately 60 recycling centers nationwide, recycling is a core component of Republic’s business. And, with more people recycling in more communities, we’re on a path to a cleaner, healthier planet for future generations to enjoy.
Republic Services operates over 300 active and closed landfills across the country. Teams of more than 160 environmental managers, engineers, and scientists ensure that the long-term management of the country’s waste materials are regenerative to the planet.
With approximately 16,000 trucks on the road, Republic operates the 8th largest vocational fleet in the country. Every day, our drivers and their trucks form Republic’s front line to meet the recycling and waste needs of our residential and commercial customers.
Republic is expected to soon become the largest CNG fleet operator in Louisiana
BATON ROUGE, La., June 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services of Baton Rouge has been awarded the prestigious Fleet of the Year Award by Louisiana Clean Fuels. Republic's Baton Rouge collection company, BFI Waste Services, LLC, received the honor for its extensive Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fleet expansion and petroleum reductions in 2014. Louisiana Clean Fuels presented the Award at its 15th annual Clean Fuel Leader Awards Gala in Baton Rouge on Thursday evening, May 21.
SPARTANBURG, S.C., April 2, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today its newest landfill gas-to-energy (LFGTE) project located at the Upstate Regional Landfill in Union County. The renewable energy project consists of two reciprocating combustion engines that generate 3,200 kilowatts of energy for the local electric grid, or enough electricity to power more than 1,800 area homes.
Conover, N.C., April 1, 2015 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services’ general manager, Don Phelps, has been named Recycler of the Year by the Carolina Recycling Association. The Award recognizes an individual in the field who has made significant contributions in the last year to the advancement of integrated solid waste reduction in the Carolinas. The Carolina Recycling Association presented the Award at its 25th Annual Conference in Myrtle Beach, S.C. on Thursday, March 26.