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Republic Services Sponsors 4th Annual 'Childrenz Challenge' at Michigan International Speedway

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Republic Services recently supported the fourth annual “Childrenz Challenge”, founded by Scott Vitale in 2013, held at the Michigan International Speedway (MIS) in Brooklyn, MI. The mud-filled 20 obstacle course was designed for children ages 4-13. This year’s course, with the help of Republic Services, featured a 36 foot-long water slide that sent participants into a puddle of mud to cap off the course. Over 2,300 kids ran the course this year. The idea for the event is to inspire and encourage kids to overcome challenges, build confidence and build their self-esteem.

Republic Services Advances its Sustainability Commitments

Latest sustainability report reflects important milestones toward company goals and notable recognition for sustainability achievements
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PHOENIX, August 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) released today its latest Sustainability Report highlighting many of its most recent achievements. The report represents the Company’s commitment to provide regular reporting on the advancement of its sustainability initiatives.

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
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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
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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.

Watch the full story on Fox9.com

Head Back to School with Seven Eco-Friendly Tips

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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.

Watch the video on ABC Action News

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.
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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.

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