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October Media Highlights

Republic Services is always in the news for the work we do! Check out the stories below to see some Republic highlights from October!

Corvallis approves 10-year trash-hauling accord with Republic Services
Corvallis Gazette-Times (OR) | October 6, 2023

Corvallis leaders have approved a 10-year trash-hauling franchise deal that will see Republic Services exclusively collect and transport solid waste, including recyclable materials, and organic debris generated within the city limits. The new franchise takes effect from Jan. 1, after the expiration of the current franchise which began May 2013 and runs through Dec. 31.

Jimmie’s Journey: Volunteers revitalize Shape Community Center
Defender Network (TX) | October 11, 2023

On Saturday I visited SHAPE Community Center where Houston volunteers came to help revitalize one of the most visible and involved community centers in Houston’s Third Ward community.  A $250,000 National Neighborhood Promise® grant from the Republic Services Charitable Foundation is being used to strengthen SHAPE.

MIWRC Gets a New Look With Volunteer Help
KARE-TV (MN) | October 14, 2023

The Minnesota Indian Women’s Resource Center is updated with the help of Republic Services Charitable Foundation.

City Celebrates Ribbon Cutting of Renewable Gas Plant
WKYT (KY) | October 19, 2023

Local leaders are gathering today for a ribbon cutting on a renewable natural gas plant.  It takes landfill gas that is released when waste decomposes and turns it into renewable energy.  Tim Oudman, VP of Business, Innovation at Republic Services discusses the new project.

Danny the garbage collector makes a difference in the lives of kids along his route in Indy
WRTV (IN) | October 26, 2023

A small gesture of kindness can make a big impact. That’s what young kids are learning at an in-home daycare on Indy’s south side. Several years ago, Rider came up with the idea of writing letters to people in the community who help them each day like local firefighters, police officers, they even left cards outside for their garbage collector. That simple gesture made a big impact on one man. *Republic Services Driver, Danny H.

Republic extends plastics project to Indianapolis
Resource Recycling | October 30, 2023

Republic Services announced that its second plastics processing and production hub, expected to come on-line in late 2024, will be located in Indianapolis. The 286,000-square-foot recycling complex will consist of two buildings. One will house a Republic Services Polymer Center and the other a Blue Polymers recycled polymer production facility.

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