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Republic Services Las Vegas Participate in the 'Great Garden Build' Serving Students and Communities

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Republic Services’ Las Vegas employees volunteered to help build student and community gardens as part of an initiative to install 12 gardens in one day. Republic volunteers had a great time working with the students and volunteers at Schofield Middle School and Gehring Elementary School in Las Vegas, NV.

Republic Climbs Fortune 500 List as Waste Management Sees Slight Dip

By Kristin Musulin, Waste Dive
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Fortune released its highly-anticipated Fortune 500 list today, which ranked Republic Services at 296, up from 299 in 2017. The company has been slowly climbing the rankings since 2014.

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Baton Rouge Chamber Announces Diversity Star Award Recipients

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BATON ROUGE, La., May 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ — The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) announced recipients of its inaugural Diversity Star Award at its sold-out Diversity in Business luncheon. Civil Solutions Consulting Group received the award for the small business category, and Republic Services of Baton Rouge received the award for the large business category.

Summer of Safety

By Jim Olson, SVP of Safety, Republic Services
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School will soon be out for the summer, which means more children will be outside playing in their neighborhoods. The National Safety Council has declared June to be National Safety Month, and it’s the perfect time to talk about summer safety around recycling and waste collection trucks.

Children are naturally fascinated by our trucks, and how they work, but it is important to keep a safe distance and use common sense around large vehicles —not just during the summer, but year-round.

Republic Services Drivers Honored with National Driver of the Year Awards

Republic’s Best-in-Class Driver Training Program Continues to Yield Better Drivers and Safer Communities
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This Earth Day, Take #1MORE Step to Being a Better Recycler

Republic Services Offers Tips to Reduce Recycling Contamination at Home and at Your Business
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PHOENIX, April 18, 2018 /3BL Media/ – In celebration of Earth Day on April 22, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages their employees and the communities they serve across the country to commit to taking their recycling habits to the next level with #1MORE act of environmental responsibility to reduce contamination of the recycling waste stream.

Solano Hispanic Chamber Honors Students, Leaders

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FAIRFIELD, Calif. — The Solano Hispanic Chamber of Commerce celebrated over 11 years as a local chamber of diversity during its annual Awards and Recognition Gala on March 10, 2018 at the Hilton Garden Inn in Fairfield. Solano County students and business leaders were recognized for their achievements, contributions and leadership.

Republic Services was awarded the 2018 Business of the Year award...

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Recycling Facility Fire Sparks Warnings about Improperly Discarded Batteries

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Tossed-out batteries are being blamed for a fire at a recycling plant.

The fire was big enough to force all the workers out and shut down the near west side facility Tuesday morning.

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Modern Landfills Convert Waste to Energy

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Responsible landfill management involves the proper handling of landfill gas and liquids, which are byproducts of the decomposition of waste. It requires considerable science, engineering and technology to manage an evolving waste stream in a manner that is protective of the air, land and water for generations to come. It also involves a relentless commitment to innovation.

Spring Cleaning Tricks of the Trade

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In most parts of the country, the sun is finally peeking out from behind the clouds, the air is warmer yet still offers a sweet breeze or calming chill, and homeowners eagerly open up windows and begin packing away signs of winter. It is the wonderful time of the year when spring cleaning occurs. More than 70 percent of American households say they engage in spring cleaning. It can be both overwhelming and refreshing.

Here are some tips to ensure it’s more of the latter. 

1. Take it Room by Room

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