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Environmental Sustainability Projects
 
At Republic Services, we believe actions speak louder than words. That’s true in our performance for customers, but also in our commitment to creating a more environmentally sustainable future for the planet. Read first-hand about how we’re investing in new innovations that reduce costs, create efficiencies for customers and minimize strain on environmental resources with our sustainability projects across the country.
 
Including food waste in compost is the key to successful organics management and increased recycling in Oregon.
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Increasing efficiency and producing less waste in California by doubling the useful life of oil lubricants for heavy equipment.
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Pennsylvania transcyclery enhances capabilities and results in more recycling.
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Utah Jazz Green Team sponsorship promotes residential and commercial recycling to thousands of fans.
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Unique, on-site treatment process reduces the need for sending liquids to a wastewater plant for treatment.
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Increased recycling and lowered costs for a national home improvement center chain and other retailers by implementing strategies suggested by Republic’s Waste Stream Advisors.
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Our Houston customers increased recycling participation 315% following the implementation of My Republic Rewards.
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Republic Services’ Green Thumb Team and Texas A&M develop an erosion-resistant vegetative landfill cover.
 
Reducing food waste disposal fees in California with a unique solution.
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Michigan partnership uses landfill gas to produce electricity.
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Northern California’s Food Recycling Project receives the Gold Level Recycling Award from the Solid Waste Association of North America.
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Pennsylvania displaces 640,500 gallons of diesel and reduces 160,000 pounds of vehicle emissions annually through compressed natural gas (CNG).
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School district recycles more and saves money.
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Missouri landfill is U.S. EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program Project of the Year.
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Midwest communities use trees as a natural filter for landfill management.
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Republic Services’ corporate offices are committed to eco initiatives in Arizona and around the country.
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California landfill gas-to-energy program wins U.S. EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program Project of the Year.
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Republic Services builds Idaho’s first public compressed natural gas (CNG) fueling station.
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Renewable energy from a landfill gas-to-energy program in Georgia wins U.S. EPA Project of the Year.
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A Texas landfill combines solar and gas-to-energy technologies to create a sustainable energy park.
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More than 600 birds thrive in a 20-acre restored wetland habitat in North Texas.
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Since 1991, wood ducks and song birds have lived peacefully within a protected habitat at a North Carolina landfill.
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For more than 10 years, a 635-acre Mississippi landfill has focused on improving wildlife habitat.
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Waste Stream Advisors in Boston are helping minimize the environmental impact of building projects.
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More than 300,000 customers are eligible to earn recycling rewards in Ohio.
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Construction waste diversion program wins Illinois Governor’s Award for Sustainability.
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Improving recycling, every step of the way

  • We make it easy to waste less by recycling materials like paper, plastic, glass, metal, wood and even construction materials.

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  • Automated refuse collection vehicles and our network of more than 75 recycling centers allow us to efficiently sort and process more than 3.3 million tons of recyclables each year.

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  • We help turn tons of discarded materials into thousands of useful new items through more than 100 partner mills and manufacturers worldwide.

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