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2014-06-24 16:22:33

PHOENIX, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that Manuel "Manny" Kadre, 48, a respected entrepreneur and financial leader, has been elected to its Board of Directors. The Company's Board is now comprised of 11 directors. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131010/LA95963LOGO Mr. Kadre currently serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of MBB Auto, LLC, a company that owns assets in the luxury automobile market. He assumed this...

2014-06-05 12:24:10

Single-Stream Facility Greatly Expands the Area's Recycling Capacity CONOVER, N.C., June 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services today dedicated the Conover Recycling Facility in Catawba County, which will introduce or expand single-stream recycling capabilities throughout Alamance, Catawba, Guildford, Montgomery, Richmond, and Stanly counties. The expanded, highly-advanced facility has the capacity to process more than 25 tons of mixed recyclables per hour, or 400 tons each day....

2014-06-02 16:21:52

Executive Brings Strong Track Record of Operational Excellence and Building Customer-Focused Organizations PHOENIX, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that it has named Robert A. Maruster, 42, as EVP, chief operating officer, responsible for the Company's expansive field operations, which include 170 business units encompassing 29,000 employees across 39 states and Puerto Rico; 336 collection operations; 199 transfer stations; 190 active...

2014-04-30 20:21:26

LOS ANGELES, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services of Los Angeles is pleased to announce this year's scholarship recipients of the 2013-2014 Republic Services Scholarship Program. The Program recognizes college-bound Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) high school seniors who have shown a passion and appreciation for the preservation of our planet. This year, 16 environmentally savvy students were selected and will each receive $1,000 college scholarships....

2014-04-29 16:23:46

Liabilities Mount for Republic/Allied as Landfill Fires Require Remediation ATLANTA, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, Teamsters and community members protested Republic Services, Inc. [NYSE: RSG] at WASTE EXPO 2014 at the Atlanta Convention Center. The protesters held banners that read "Republic Services: Toxic For Our Communities" as they called on Republic to protect the health and safety of its workers and communities. The protesters had also distributed leaflets...

2014-04-29 16:23:34

Chicago-Native Richard Van Hattem Cultivated Industry Leaders, Growth of Second-Largest Waste Company in the U.S. PHOENIX, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today announced that one of its founders, Richard Van Hattem, was inducted into the National Waste & Recycling Hall of Fame. During his 44 years in the industry, Van Hattem launched successful business ventures that helped give rise to the modern waste industry....

2014-04-29 12:23:26

Best in Class Training Program Yields Better Drivers, Safer Communities PHOENIX, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that three of its employees, Johnny Caine, Florentino Castrellon and Quemene Perea, received the prestigious Driver of the Year award given by the National Waste & Recycling Association. The drivers were honored for their outstanding customer service and safety records today at North America's largest annual...

2014-04-24 16:24:37

- Company reports earnings of $0.37 per share; $0.43 as adjusted PHOENIX, April 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) today reported net income of $132.5 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the three months ended March 31, 2014, versus $124.6 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, for the comparable 2013 period. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20131010/LA95963LOGO Republic's net income for the three months ended March 31, 2014 and 2013, includes certain expenses...

2014-04-23 12:22:49

Is Bridgeton, Missouri the Tip of the Toxic Landfill Iceberg? WASHINGTON, April 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Teamsters released a report that details the escalating costs to the public and investors for Republic Services, Inc's [NYSE: RSG] mismanagement of its Bridgeton/West Lake Superfund landfill in Bridgeton, Mo. The nuclear waste remediation has already cost Republic Services $219 million and may cost much more if the Army Corps of Engineers takes over the...

2014-03-25 12:22:58

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom. LONDON, March 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On Monday, March 24, 2014, the NASDAQ Composite finished at 4,226.39, down 1.18%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 0.16% to 16,276.69, and the S&P 500 closed at 1,857.44, down 0.49%. The losses were broad based with eight out of ten sectors ending the session in negative. The S&P 500 Industrials Sector Index finished the day at 443.83, down 0.32%,...


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