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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. 

Four Tips to Stay Safe and Be More Environmentally Responsible this Fourth of July

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PHOENIX, June 28, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The summer is in full swing, and this July 4th weekend, Republic Services encourages you to incorporate safety and environmental responsibility into your festivities with these practical tips:

  1. The safest way to dispose of used and unused fireworks is to submerge them in water before disposal. Safely disposing your soaked fireworks debris, including used matches, in a trash container not only mitigates the risk of fire, it also helps to prevent littering.

Republic Services of Huntington Beach Sponsors Surfing Circle of Honor, Setting Guinness World Record for Largest Paddle-Out

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Republic Services of Huntington Beach partnered with Surf City and the International Surfing Museum this week to set the Guinness World Record for the largest paddle-out at the Huntington Beach pier. More than 525 local surfers participated, including local elected officials, community leaders, businesses and residents of all ages. Local Republic Services division manager, Paxton Bowman and his daughter participated in the paddle-out to become World Record holders. Surfers paddled into the Pacific and joined hands to make a large circle known as the “surfing circle of honor” to celebrate th

Republic Services Recognized with Recycler of the Year Award in Oregon

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CORVALLIS, Ore., June 16, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services is pleased to announce that the Oregon Recycling Association has recognized the Pacific Region Compost (PRC) facility with the Recycler of the Year Award. The Award was presented last week at the Association’s annual conference in Gleneden Beach, Ore.

Republic Services Supports Seattle Clean Sweep Community Clean-Up

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Republic Services, joined by Coca-Cola, Starbucks and many other community organizations, recently partnered with Clean Sweep for the annual Seattle community cleanup event in Capitol Hill in partnership with the Capitol Hill Chamber of Commerce and Pridefest. Volunteers rallied together at Cal Anderson Park and dedicate hours to picking up trash, recyclables and sharps in the Cap Hill neighborhood. Not only does the cleanup benefit the community in general, it also helps prep the streets for Pride month and the upcoming parade.  

Republic Services Recognized by OneOC with Spirit of Volunteerism Award

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Republic Services of Hunting Beach Municipal Manager, Jeff Snow, was recently recognized by OneOC with the Spirit of Volunteerism Award. Jeff was nominated by the Orange County Feedbank in the area of Hunger & Homelessness for his leadership with the WasteNotOC nonprofit in establishing partnerships with local schools to divert organics from landfills and donate unused food to the homeless in Orange County, California areas. 

DEQ Grant Will Help Promote Residential Composting in Lake Oswego

by Anthony Macuk
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It's been almost a year since Republic Services and the City of Lake Oswego rolled out their new residential food scraps composting program, and the City plans to mark the anniversary with a new public outreach effort aimed at answering lingering questions and getting more residents on board.

Republic Services Further Reduces Carbon Emissions Through Increased Usage of Renewable Natural Gas in its Fleet

Greenhouse gas fleet emissions to be reduced by 110,000 metric tons of CO2e, supporting the company’s goal of overall fleet emission reductions
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PHOENIX, May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that the Company will increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy. This enables Republic to reduce its fleet emissions by approximately 110,000 metric tons of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) over a three-year period, which is equal to planting 2.8 million trees or removing 23,200 cars from the road1. RNG has the lowest carbon intensity of all commercially available transportation fuels2.

First-of-its-Kind Oyster Shell Recycling Program Launches in Alabama

Alabama Coastal Foundation and Republic Services Partner to Rehabilitate Oyster Harvests
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MOBILE, Ala., May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- The Alabama Coastal Foundation (ACF) and Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in the recycling and waste services industry, are pleased to announce a partnership in support of the Alabama Oyster Shell Recycling Program, the first-of-its-kind in the local area. Funded through a grant from the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation, the program helps to support the sustainable growth and rehabilitation of oyster harvests in Alabama, as well as the livelihood of the fishing industry in the Gulf of Mexico.

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