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Republic Services Cleans Up Plastics Recycling Myths for Earth Day

Recycling helps preserve natural resources, reduces emissions and contributes to a more sustainable world
Press Release

PHOENIX, April 14, 2022 /3BL Media/ - To mark Earth Day, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is sharing myth-busting plastics recycling tips to help consumers be better recyclers. Demand is growing for recycled plastic to use in consumer packaging, so it’s especially important that plastic bottles, jugs and containers make their way into the recycling bin.

Republic Services Named to Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies List for 2022

Company advances to No. 33 and is the only environmental services provider named to the list
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PHOENIX, February 23, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in environmental services, has been named to Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies list for the fourth time in five years, climbing to No. 33. The recognition comes after a year of continued progress toward ambitious 2030 sustainability goals, including increased circularity of key materials and development of landfill gas-to-energy and organics projects.

Republic Services Named to Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Sixth Consecutive Year

Company also upgraded to ‘A’ in MSCI’s ESG ratings, outpacing industry peers
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PHOENIX, November 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in environmental services, was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for North America for a sixth consecutive year. The Company also advanced in MSCI’s ESG ratings to an “A,” ahead of its largest industry peers. The rankings are a recognition of Republic’s sustainable business practices and positive environmental, social and governance impact. 

America Recycles Day Is November 15: What to Know Before You Throw

Supply chain shortages make proper recycling more important than ever
Press Release

PHOENIX, November 10, 2021 /3BL Media/ - With supply chain issues limiting the availability of raw materials, it’s more important than ever to recycle, and to recycle correctly. Republic Services (NYSE: RSG), a leader in environmental services, is celebrating America Recycles Day on November 15 by sharing simple tips designed to help households recycle properly.

Republic Services Opens Industry's First Technical Institute

Next Generation Trade School Provides High-Tech Education & Student Compensation
Press Release

PHOENIX, October 7, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), a leader in the environmental services industry, today unveiled its Technical Institute, the industry's first-ever diesel technician training program. As the need for skilled workers continues to increase, this investment offers best-in-class training, fully compensating students during the 12-week program.

How to Host a Sustainable Labor Day Gathering

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According to a OnePoll survey conducted in 2020 on behalf of Republic Services, many Americans are interested in becoming more sustainable. In fact, 58% of survey respondents shared that they were reevaluating their eco-friendly habits as a result of the pandemic.

Powering Down: What You Need to Know About Recycling Old Batteries

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Americans throw away about three billion batteries per year. It’s important to remember that not all batteries are created equally. Several different types of batteries should not be disposed of or recycled at home.

Get an A+ on Your Recycling Report Card

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August is National Back to School Month, and after more than a year of remote or hybrid learning, schools across the nation are finally welcoming students back into classrooms for the new school year.

With school officially back in session for many students, now is the perfect time to educate the student, parent or teacher in your life about proper recycling to help ensure kids form sustainable habits early on.

Giving Back to the Communities Where We Live and Work

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With the Republic Services Charitable Foundation’s (Foundation) National Neighborhood Promise® program, we made the promise to help rebuild, revitalize and restore places and spaces in need, ultimately creating stronger neighborhoods in the communities we serve.

Top Recycling Technologies & Partners Supporting the Manufacturing Industry Today

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When businesses that involve manufacturing make recycling a priority, it can be more sustainable for the environment and have a positive impact on the bottom line. A 2020 study by the National Retail Federation and IBM found nearly 70% of consumers in the U.S. and Canada think it’s important for brands to be eco-friendly or sustainable. The manufacturing process plays a big part.

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