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Republic Services Donates Coloring Books to Children's Minnesota

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Republic Services Minnesota employees were honored and humbled to present a donation check and educational recycling coloring books to @childrensmn in support of the organizations Cancer Kids Fund. #Community

Apache Junction ‘Water for Living’ Drive Tops 10,000 Bottles Donated

By Richard Dyer, Apache Junction/Gold Canyon Independent

The fourth annual Water for Living drive has collected more than 10,000 bottles of water to help those in need in our community. The drive, spearheaded this year by the United Way of Pinal County, is held each summer at several locations throughout the city with donations being distributed to area agencies.

Capturing Solar Energy

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At Republic Services’ Hickory Ridge Landfill near Atlanta, GA, solar panels were installed to generate clean electricity and provide a reuse of the landfill. This award-winning project, which sits on 48-acres and is one of the largest solar energy-generating facilities in the state of Georgia, converts sunlight into a clean, renewable energy resource for the local community, including landfill gas and solar electric power.

Minnesota Recycling Workers Find Stolen Safe with $20,000 Still Inside

By Rob Olson, Fox9

HOPKINS, Minn. (KMSP) - When you're sorting cardboard boxes and aluminum cans, a mangled, several-hundred pound safe catches your attention quickly. Even more so when you find a stack of $100 bills still inside.

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Head Back to School with Seven Eco-Friendly Tips


PHOENIX, August 2, 2017 /3BL Media/ – As students begin a new school year, Republic Services is encouraging parents, teachers and administrators to incorporate sustainable practices whenever possible with seven back to school tips.

Adorable Five-year-old Obsessed with His Garbage Men

By Isabel Rosales, ABC Action News
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HILLSBOROUGH CO., Fla - Do you remember at five years old what you wanted to be growing up? One Tampa Bay kid knows exactly what what he'll be--a garbage man.

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Republic Services Participates in Corvallis Community’s ‘Couch Patrol’

Oregon State University and Habitat for Humanity also join effort to reduce the clutter on the streets after college move-in/move-out.

The City of Corvallis, Republic Services and other local partners teamed up for what is locally referred to as Couch Patrol. The idea came out of a Rental Property Managers Group meeting at the Corvallis Elks Lodge last May, and has turned into a successful initiative. Local property managers and landlords, the City of Corvallis and Oregon State University are also involved in this effort to reduce the clutter on the streets and other livability issues that stem from the spring move-out (in the spring) or move-in (in the fall) of OSU students.

Republic Services Expands its Natural Gas-Powered Fleet in Northern Ohio

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ELYRIA, Ohio, July 21, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services of Northern Ohio announced the addition of 25 compressed natural gas (CNG) powered trucks to its fleet. The new CNG-powered trucks are replacing older, diesel-powered trucks, and help to reduce unwanted noise and air emissions in the communities they serve. The expansion includes a new CNG fueling station and highly advanced maintenance facility, which will enable more efficient operations and service for customers throughout Lorain, Cuyahoga and Medina counties.

Republic Services Joins Community School Supply Drive in Sacramento

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Our #Sacramento team worked with 11 schools to collect, sort and donate more than 1,500 pounds of material to students in need. #Community

Republic Services Honors Veterans at 'Follow the Flag' Event in Utah's Grove Creek Canyon

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Republic Services Salt Lake division proudly sponsored the annual Follow the Flag ceremonial event, established to honor Veteran’s with a large American flag hung between two canyon walls across a 600-foot-wide crevice in Grove Creek Canyon, in Pleasant Grove, Utah. Republic Services provided thousands of attendees with water bottles, sunglasses, and recycling education materials. Republic also provided recycling bins throughout the event, supporting our customers at the city and the Pleasant Grove Parks and Rec recycling efforts for the ceremony. 


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