On Saturday, October 17, Republic Services joined Fresno City Councilmember Steve Brandau for the 7th Annual Make a Difference Day Soccer Festival. This event, put on by the Councilmember and the Fresno Fuego Soccer Club, brings hundreds of children age 5 and under to Downtown Fresno’s Chukchansi park for an amazing experience. The children had the opportunity to play soccer in the Triple A stadium with family and friends cheering from the stands. In addition to the soccer, a bounce house, merry-go-round and other fun-zone games are available for the players and their families as
Republic is proud to support ARC response and recovery efforts in South Carolina through our donation to the Red Cross on behalf of those affected by this recent disaster
Multimedia with summary
Our thoughts go out the victims and volunteers who are battling the severe flood damage in South Carolina caused by Hurricane Joaquin. Republic is proud to support ARC response and recovery efforts in South Carolina through our donation to the Red Cross on behalf of those affected by this recent disaster. We are committed to serving the communities of South Carolina and we encourage donations to the American Red Cross. Click here to donate and learn more!
Republic supported the University of Las Vegas (UNLV) as they competed against 71 other schools nationwide in The GameDay Recycling Challenge.
“We were thrilled to team up again this season with UNLV,” said Tim Oudman, Area President. “UNLV has been a leader for more than two decades in recycling programs that involve the entire university community, instilling sustainable behaviors that last a lifetime.”
Republic Services’ Conestoga Landfill in Morgantown, PA recently hosted a ribbon cutting grand opening event for the site’s newly completed $15-million waste water treatment plant. The plant is one of only three nationwide for Republic and took nearly four years to design and build. Fully in operation since April 2015, the plant utilizes cutting edge technology to provide the latest in environmental protection in the processing of waste water.
Many of Republic Services’ customers are ahead of the curve when it comes to being eco-friendly, and today, it is more important than ever before to be environmentally conscious. Below are three fire safety tips that you might find helpful this fall. Together, we can protect the local environment while mitigating risks.
Preschoolers at Zion Elementary School in Anaheim, CA, had an up-close and personal experience with one of Republic Services’ collections trucks earlier this week. The students were entertained by special guest star MRFy, the Recycling Robot, who taught them the importance of recycling and keeping their communities clean.
A group of Indianapolis Colts players teamed up with local Republic Services team members to build a playground to serve over 300 students at Floro Torrence School 83 – Indianapolis Public Schools. They also constructed a walking trail with various fitness equipment that serves over 40 faculty and staff members as well as the local inner city neighborhoods of Indianapolis. A special thank you to the Colts players who came together with Republic to participate in this rewarding community project.
Republic Services is donating 150 tickets for the Capital Air Show 2015, October 2-4, 2015 to local schools for disadvantaged youth.
Established in 2004, the California Capital Airshow has become one of the largest and highly respected shows in the nation. As part of its community relations, the non-profit organization awards scholarships to deserving students from the region with an interest in aviation, aerospace, aeronautics and STEM-related fields. The California Capital Airshow strives to honor the past while inspiring future leaders to do great things.
Republic Services’ Dallas division took strides in support of the many people and their families affected by cancer over the weekend of September 26, 2015. The Republic team of 40 employees and their family members participated in the One Run 5K in support of Cancer Support Community North Texas, the largest international non-profit dedicated to providing support, education and hope to people affected by cancer.
Republic Services works hand-in-hand with Carson High School on their recycling and composting initiatives. Carson High School was recently awarded the 2015 SEED Award for Environmental Excellence. In this category, Carson High competed against four other nominees, including Los Angeles World Airport (LAX). Carson High School was recognized for their sustainable efforts while being a student-run program. This is the second time the Carson High School program has been recognized.