Republic Services is pleased to announce the winners of the first National Truck ROAD-EO Competition, which was held on March 2nd in Phoenix, Arizona. The ROAD-EO involved Republic’s 50 top drivers and technicians--among 15,000 nationwide--who earned the opportunity to compete in the national championship by winning their respective local and area competitions. The competition involved a series of driving and diagnostic tests in challenging scenarios, in order to determine national champions in five distinct categories.
Fifty Drivers and Technicians Compete to Determine the Best-of-the-Best
PHOENIX, March 6, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) celebrated its industry leading safety program by hosting its first national championship truck ROAD-EO competition, a rigorous skills competition for Republic’s top drivers and technicians from across the country. The competition involves a series of driving and diagnostic tests in challenging scenarios, in order to determine national champions in five distinct categories.
While a number of factors have affected the recycling model in the U.S. in recent years, the consumer demand for effortless, All-in-One™ or single-stream recycling programs has never been greater. Republic Services knows through market research that 9 out of 10 Americans want recycling services, and they are willing to pay for it. Republic is listening, and have been hard at work to grow their recycling capabilities in several markets across the country. Here are a few examples:
Safety is the foundation of Republic Services’ business, and the cornerstone upon which the Company’s initiatives and programs are built. Day-in and day-out, Republic keeps safety top-of-mind, providing peace of mind to customers and employees alike.
Together for Safer Roads
As the operator of the 8th largest vocational fleet in the country, with an industry leading safety record, Republic Services has a direct effect on roadway safety each day. While their strong safety performance is significant in the communities they serve, they aspire for more.
Golden Isles Conservation Center removes tires from waste stream, breaks them down to original components for second life
NAHUNTA, Ga. February 7, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Cox Enterprises announced that its Golden Isles Conservation Center, located in Nahunta, Ga., is bringing a new technology to the U.S. and making a positive impact on the environment. The Center utilizes an Italian pyrolysis technology that is being used for the first time in the U.S. The eco-friendly process utilizes organic materials such as wood chips to generate heat, which breaks down tires into their original components and produces synthesis oil, carbon black, synthesis gas and steel.
“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.
Growing up, we all have our heroes. For most little kids it might be a policeman or a fireman, but for one little boy in St. John's county, it's the men that do a thankless job everyday, and what they do for him will warm your heart.
BELLEVUE, Wash. November 22, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today that the Washington Secretary of State’s office has recognized the Company with the 2016 National Association of Secretary of State’s Medallion Award for charitable giving. The award was presented to Republic during a special presentation earlier this week.
Republic Services Offers Three Simple Steps to Help Consumers Become Better Recyclers
PHOENIX, November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – This America Recycles Day, Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) encourages consumers to ensure that their recyclables are Empty, Clean & Dry. These three simple steps will help to reduce materials contamination in the recycling waste stream and ensure recyclables are repurposed into new materials as intended, while also improving the economics of recycling.
HOUSTON, November 3, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The National Diversity Council is proud to announce the Top 25 Companies for Diversity in Texas based on women and minority representation in executive leadership and on boards of directors. These organizations will be recognized on April 19, 2017 at the 13th Annual Texas Diversity and Leadership Conference.