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Food Waste Prevention Awareness Event Premiers in Los Angeles

Local Partners & Elected Officials Discuss Food Waste Recovery & Reduction Efforts
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LOS ANGELES, March 8, 2018 /3BL Media/ – The inaugural statewide Food Waste Prevention Week kicked off on Tuesday, March 6 with a press event hosted by local elected officials and key partner organizations at the World Harvest Center, a local food bank in South Los Angeles.

SWANA Announces 2018 Technical Division Award Winners

The awards were presented at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver
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The Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) announced the winners of its 2018 Technical Division Awards at the opening ceremony of SWANApalooza in Denver on Tuesday, March 6.

Marc Rogoff received the Distinguished Individual Achievement Award (DIAA) from the Collection and Transfer division, and Tom Bilgri received the DIAA in the Landfill Gas and Biogas division.

Republic Services Volunteers Clear 22.06 Tons of Trash in Mint 400 Race Cleanup

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The weather was beautiful, the desert was vast and our more than 180 volunteers at @TheMint400Race cleanup in LasVegas crushed it! They filled more than eight 30-yard containers with trash left in the desert, leaving the city cleaner for all.

Republic Services and Habitat for Humanity of Denver Dedicate Affordable Homes to Local Families

Company invests $250,000 and more than 75 employee volunteers to help make affordable homeownership possible for local families
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DENVER, March 1, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services partnered with Habitat for Humanity last year to help build and revitalize neighborhoods in communities across the country, one of those communities being Habitat for Humanity of Metro Denver’s Sheridan Square. The local partnership includes a powerful combination of volunteer hours and financial support to help build a total of 16 new homes and to develop a community park.

Republic Services Discusses Common Recycling Mistakes on Las Vegas Now

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We all have the best intentions when it comes to recycling. We put items into our recycling container in the hopes that the item can be repurposed, reused or made into a new item through the recycling process. However, many items should never be put into the recycling container. They are simply not recyclable.

Greening Mardi Gras: Recycling Effort Targets Parade Trash

By Associated Press
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NEW ORLEANS -- Mardi Gras produces days of merriment, indulgence, a few hangovers — and a lot of garbage. Once the parades have passed and the beads have been thrown, the cleanup begins.

This year two New Orleans organizations aimed to change things with a pilot recycling project to collect cans, plastic bottles and that ubiquitous Mardi Gras accessory dangling from fences, trees and balconies: beads.

Continue reading on The Statesman

Republic Services Named One of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute

Recognizing Companies that Operate with Purpose and Incorporate Integrity into the Ecosystems
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PHOENIX, February 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company has been named one of the 2018 World’s Most Ethical Companies® by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices. Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste services provider to be listed under the Environmental Services category this year.

Republic Services Recognized as One of the World’s Most Sustainable Companies in RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook 2018

Company Honored with Gold Class Award, a Ranking Achieved by Only Eight North American Companies
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PHOENIX, February 5, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company has been recognized with the Gold Class Award in the recently released 2018 RobecoSAM’s Sustainability Yearbook, a comprehensive ranking of the world’s most sustainable companies. Only eight North American companies achieved this top-tier status, and Republic is the sole recycling and solid waste services provider to earn the Gold Class standing.

New Regulations in California Brought More Haulers into the Food Recovery World

By Cole Rosengren, Waste Dive
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In the nearly two years since California's commercial organics diversion mandate took effect, it has created unique opportunities for waste and recycling service providers to step outside their comfort zones. For Republic Services, that has meant partnering with food recovery organizations and advising customers about donation potential when conducting waste assessments. Last year, the company facilitated the recovery of more than 300 tons of edible food.

Continue reading on Waste Dive.

What To Do with Those Old, So-Last-Season Gadgets?

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The holidays have come and gone. The lights and decorations are packed away in storage bins ready for next year. With the holiday clutter put away, you may just now be setting up your new television, tablet, computer or other electronic gadget that was on your wish list.

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