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Carolina Recycling Association Recognizes Republic General Manager with 2015 Recycler of the Year Award

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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.

U.S. EPA Recognizes Sand Valley Landfill Renewable Energy Program as Electricity Project of the Year

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NEW ORLEANS, March 24, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that its Sand Valley Landfill Gas-to-Energy (LFGTE) project in Collinsville, Ala. has been named Electricity Project of the Year by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA.) The EPA's Landfill Methane Outreach Program recognized the Sand Valley renewable energy project with the award at a workshop held yesterday in conjunction with the Solid Waste Association of North America's 38th Annual Landfill Gas & Biogas Symposium.

Republic Services Releases 2014 Sustainability Report

Company Launches Platform for the Preservation of a Blue Planet™
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PHOENIX, March 16, 2015 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today released its 2014 Sustainability Report, which introduces the Company's sustainability plan – the preservation of a Blue Planet™ – and its  five pillars of sustainability: safety, operations, materials management, communities, and people.

Republic Services Launches Newly Designed Website

Customized Content, Product Offerings and Easy Navigation to Deliver an Effortless Customer Experience
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PHOENIX, February 3, 2015 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that it has launched a newly designed website as the next phase of its integrated marketing efforts, centered on providing effortless experiences for customers. The new site makes it easier for customers to identify and purchase the products and services they need to make proper disposal easy while giving them peace of mind that they are making a positive environmental impact.

Republic Services' Commitment to Planet Reinforced Through Inaugural Participation in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report

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PHOENIX, Oct. 3, 2014 /3BL Media/ -- In its dedication to responsible, long-term management of the country's recycling and non-hazardous solid waste, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce its inaugural participation in CDP's 2014 climate change program, the results of which were released through the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014.

Republic Services to Build the Nation's Largest Residential Recycling Complex

The Southern Nevada Recycling Complex will Feature an Interactive Learning Center
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LAS VEGAS, Nov. 6, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that its subsidiary Republic Silver State Disposal, Inc. has started construction on a new recycling facility that when complete will double residential recycling capacity in southern Nevada. The new 110,000 square foot facility will be home to highly advanced recycling technologies, and will be built next to an existing 88,000 square foot facility. The increased capacity is expected to make the Southern Nevada Recycling Complex the largest residential recycling complex in the nation.

Dallas, National Waste & Recycling Association Settle Flow Control Lawsuit

Settlement allows court ruling to stand; collection companies may dispose of waste where it makes the most economic sense, not at government-mandated locations
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Several waste haulers and the National Waste and Recycling Association (NW&RA) announced settlement of a longstanding waste flow control lawsuit against the City of Dallas that dated to 2011.

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Several waste haulers and the National Waste and Recycling Association (NW&RA) announced settlement of a longstanding waste flow control lawsuit against the City of Dallas that dated to 2011.

National Waste & Recycling Association Joins Other Groups in Opposing Changes to Labor Standards That Would Harm Waste & Recycling Industry

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

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The National Waste & Recycling Association (NW&RA) joined the National Association of Manufacturers and the National Restaurant Association in filing an amicus brief with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in support of NW&RA member Republic Services, Inc., in a case involving the application of the Joint Employer Standard at its Newby Island facility in California.

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