Republic Services, not just for today, but for generations to come!

Our Blue Planet®

We believe in the preservation of our Blue Planet… a cleaner, safer and healthier world where people thrive — not just for today, but for generations to come. We are guardians of our environment and have a responsibility to regenerate our planet with the materials we are entrusted to handle every day by driving increased recycling, generating renewable energy and helping our customers to be more resourceful. We must lead by example, working diligently to improve our relationship with the environment and society through decreased vehicle emissions, innovative landfill technologies, use of renewable energy, community engagement and employee growth opportunities. We are privileged to serve more than 14 million customers in 240 markets across the country, creating effortless experiences that support their evolving needs and honor their unique commitments to improving their communities.

Leading the Way

Responsibility, one of our five values, is at the core of everything we do. We are working with customers to create a more sustainable recycling model; developing new products and services that meet customersʼ emerging recycling needs; engaging and empowering our employees to always do the right thing to minimize the impacts of all facets of our operations; and enabling our customers to make an even greater difference in their communities. Together, we are leading the way within our industry and receiving notable recognition for our sustainability achievements.

100 Most Sustainable Companies

Recognized on the inaugural Barronʼs 100 Most Sustainable Companies list. Republic was the only recycling and solid waste services provider to be listed.

Gold Class Award

Recognized in the RobecoSAMʼs 2018 Gold Class Sustainability Yearbook. Only eight North American companies achieved this top-tier status, and Republic was the only recycling and solid waste services provider to earn the Gold Class standing.

CDP Global Climate Management

Ranked among the top companies by CDP, Republic earned the Management level, showing strong progress in reducing impacts on climate change.

Dow Jones Sustainability Index™

Earned the gold standard in corporate responsibility by Dow Jones Sustainability Index. Republic was the only company in the industry to be named to both the World and North America Indices.