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Republic Services Announces $230 Million Economic Impact in Nevada

Company’s Payroll Impact is $185 Million Annually
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LAS VEGAS, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state of Nevada. The study measures the direct and indirect economic impact of the Company’s subsidiaries and operations statewide in 2015, including tax revenues, payroll expenditures and supplier purchases, as well as multiplier effects when income is reinvested into the local economy.

Republic Services Makes Disposing of Batteries and Bulbs Effortless

Simple Solutions Provide Peace of Mind for Businesses
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PHOENIX, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The beginning of a new year is a smart time for businesses to replace batteries in fire alarms and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, as well as replacing fluorescent light bulbs and lighting ballasts. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) offers two simple solutions for businesses to discard items that contain mercury, lead or other hazardous materials that should not be thrown away with regular waste.

Republic Services Promotes Recycling and Safe Driving at Preview Las Vegas

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Republic Services of Southern Nevada recycling coordinator, Jeremy Walters joined hundreds of businesses at the Las Vegas Metro Chamber of Commerce Preview Las Vegas event recently held at the Thomas & Mack Center. Recycling and safe driving tips were among the priorities promoted at Republic's booth. Employees encouraged attendees to take the safe driving pledge Don’t Text While Driving. Canvas bags were distributed to Bag Your Phone While Driving and keep your cell phone cinched in the bag while behind the wheel. Studies show that drivers who use cell phones while op

Republic Services Receives Pioneer Award for Southern Nevada Recycling Center

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Republic Services recently accepted the Pioneer Award for the Southern Nevada Recycling Center at BOMA’s TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Awards. The Pioneer Award is given to the building that demonstrates a significant contribution to the improvement and enhancement of a community.

Republic Rewards Community Grant Program Honors Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library in Gulf Shores, Alabama

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Republic Services of Gulf Shores, Alabama presented the Friends Of the Thomas B. Norton Library with a $3,500 grant as part of their annual Republic Rewards Community Grant Program. The program recognizes local projects and individuals for their commitment towards environmental stewardship and activism. Honoring those that best demonstrate the ability to enhance the environment while making a sustainable impact in the community. The grant funds will benefit the Friends of the Thomas B.

Glendale Residents Appreciate Trash Collector

He is one of 300 men doing this job in the area, but no one else has the fans he does.
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Originally posted on KSDK

By Jason Aubry

Several neighborhoods in Glendale, Missouri, are praising the man who picks up their trash.

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Ways to Cut Down on Waste during the Holidays

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During the holidays, Americans generate 25 percent more waste. Nearly 80 percent of that can be recycled. Tracy Skenandore with Republic Services joined 8 News NOW to give us some tips on what can be recycled or reused.

Holiday Recycling Tips: Don't Throw Away Your Packaging

By Michelle Li
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SEATTLE - Americans generate roughly 1,000 pounds of waste per household during the holidays, which is about 25% more than normal.

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As I See It: Easy Tips for Better Recycling

By Elizabeth Waldron
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“Empty, Clean & Dry” is the mantra of our Recycling Block Captains, a volunteer group sponsored by the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition. Our job is to distribute recycling information to our neighbors three to four times a year and serve as a liaison between our neighbors and the Sustainability Coalition’s Waste Prevention Action Team.

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