Due to the nature of our industry, we prioritize safety above all else. An exemplary safety track record helps ensure that every employee returns home at the end of the day. It also helps us attract the best drivers and improves relationships with the communities we serve, while reducing costs.
Republic’s safety performance is 41% better than the industry average based on OSHA data.
The recycling needs of the communities we serve are constantly evolving — and we have to evolve with them. Republic is making consistent, strategic investments in our sorting technologies and infrastructure to ensure that our facilities are capable of meeting the sustainability goals of the communities and businesses we serve.
Last year, we invested over $13 million in new recycling capabilities at select recycling centers, even as others in the industry reduced or eliminated their investments.
At Republic Services, we recognize the responsibility and opportunity we have in managing the nation’s waste stream to provide a source of recovered and renewable materials and energy to the economy. We are innovative and constantly exploring new options to capture value and energy from materials in the waste stream, while helping to ensure environmental responsibility and sustainability.
Don Slager of Republic Services, Roger Krone of Leidos, Ken Sullivan of Smithfield Foods, Anthony Haines of Toronto Hydro and Tom Szaky of TerraCycle are this year’s winners
WASHINGTON, October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ - CR Magazine has announced the winners of the 10th annual Responsible CEO of the Year Awards. These awards are presented to CEOs that visibly exceed standards in the areas of employee relations, environmental impact, sustainability, human rights, philanthropy and corporate responsibility practices.
The winners of the 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year Awards are the following:
Republic Services CEO Recognized for a Career Dedicated to the Highest Corporate Responsibility Standards
PHOENIX, October 13, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that Don Slager, president and CEO, is the recipient of CR Magazine’s 2017 Responsible CEO of the Year – Lifetime Achievement Award. The prestigious recognition is given annually to a CEO whose vision and pioneering spirit has led to significant achievements in corporate responsibility practices over the course of their career.
Company’s Tax Revenue Impact is $8.5 Million Annually
PORTLAND, Ore., October 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services of Oregon announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state. The study measures the direct and indirect economic impact of the Company’s subsidiaries and operations statewide in 2016, including tax revenues, payroll expenditures and supplier purchases, as well as multiplier effects when income is reinvested into the local economy.
We get that what we do — collecting waste, hauling and disposing of rubbish and sorting through recyclables is not glamorous work. We do not expect to see it portrayed on the big screen. But, it’s something we excel at — we’re increasingly recognized for doing it with pride and differentiation. We’re not just talking trash. We’re living our values every day.
Western Oregon Composting Facility Named Among Nation’s Best
CORVALLIS, Ore., September 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services of Oregon is pleased to announce that the Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) has named Republic’s Pacific Region Compost Facility (PRC) the winner of the Silver Excellence Award in the Composting Systems category. The award was presented at SWANA’s annual conference, WASTECON®, today in Baltimore.