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    Did you know that Republic operates a fleet of more than 2,200 CNG powered vehicles nationwide? Our CNG fleet helps to save roughly 18 million gallons of diesel fuel annually, and represents a key initiative in reaching our goal of reducing fleet greenhouse gas emissions by three percent by 2018.

  • Republic Services update
    7 days ago

    Each morning, our drivers start their day with a safety briefing. Republic Services’ drivers begin their employment with week-long equipment training that is focused on skill set verification at one of 22 driver training safety centers nationwide. This initial training is followed by weeks of in-cab instruction and evaluation. Throughout their tenure, Republic Services’ drivers participate in Focus 6®, a monthly supervisor-led training protocol focused on eliminating the six types of industry-specific accidents that occur most frequently. ‪#‎SummerSafety‬ ‪#‎Community‬ ‪#‎MyBlueTruck‬


Republic Services – Why Work For Us?


At a Glance*

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through our collection operations, recycling centers, transfer stations, landfills and landfill gas-to-energy projects, we focus on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Republic and our 32,000 employees believe in protecting the planet and applying effortless solutions to our customers’ recycling and waste challenges.

  • 14 Million Customers
  • 39 States & Puerto Rico
  • 32,000 Employees
  • 340 Collection Operations
  • 197 Transfer Stations
  • 61 Recycling Centers
  • 190 Active Solid Waste Landfills
  • 2,200 Natural Gas Trucks
  • 38 Natural Gas Fueling Stations
  • 73 Landfill Gas-To-Energy Projects
  • 2 Landfill Solar Energy Projects
  • 100 million tons Waste Collected Annually
  • $8.417 Billion 2013 Revenue

*2014 estimated numbers unless otherwise noted


Republic exercises the utmost responsibility in our operations. This includes our fleet, our buildings, our landfill technology and the day-to-day activities we conduct in your community. We’re working hard to understand and measure our impact to the air, water and land to minimize or eliminate any negative consequences, where possible. With approximately 16,000 trucks on the road, Republic operates the 8th largest vocational fleetin the country. Every day, our drivers and their trucks form Republic’s front line to meet the recycling and waste needs of our residential and commercial customers. Approximately 2,200 of our vehicles are powered by compressed natural gas (CNG) at our 38 natural gas fueling stations nationwide. We believe using CNG vehicles provides us a competitive advantage while reducing the amount of fuel required for our operations, improving air emissions, and significantly reducing vehicle noise profiles.

Welcome to Republic Services

undefinedToday you may simply know us as your local waste services provider or garbage company. We are, indeed, very proud to be known for the important work our people do in providing such an essential service to you and your community. Whether you have known us for years, or are just getting to know us, you can always be assured that we will perform as promised. 

On one hand, we are a local company staffed with a dedicated team of professionals who take personal responsibility for serving our customers with care. On the other hand, Republic is an industry leader providing the strength of our national network, decades of experience, diversified capabilities and expertise serving clients of all sizes. 

Republic Services has a long and proud history of reliably meeting the needs of our customers. As those needs change, we are changing too. We handle, heave and haul more than 100 million tons of waste each year for more than 13 million customers nationwide. We've always had a great respect for doing the hard work required to be your garbage man, but we're actually much more than that. 

We know the weight of the responsibility you place with us to be confident in how we treat the environment. We know that recycling, sustainability and clean air are important to you—they're important to us too. We share your concerns and accept the responsibility of doing our part for the planet. Let us be your Waste Stream Advisor™. You can count on us to deliver solutions that meet your specific needs while adding value and making it convenient for you. 

As time passes and the ways we can manage materials continue to evolve, Republic Services will be here partnering with you to meet those ever-changing needs. We will continue to develop innovative solutions and rise to the challenges—just as we always have. Most importantly, we will continue to manage your waste responsibly and conduct our business with integrity. Other companies will come and go but Republic will be here working to serve you better. 

When you need us, we will be there. From basic service to complex solutions, Republic will answer the call and we will deliver. We do what we say and will relentlessly strive to bring you the assurance you deserve. Isn't that what you expect from a leader? We will be there as your waste expert, your environmental resource partner and, if you just want your trash picked up, we're still happy to be your garbage man. 

Thanks for choosing Republic Services. 


Active in the Community

We are dedicated to supportingand being a good neighbor inthe communities in which we live and work. This includes investing back into our communities through customer engagement, philanthropic giving, volunteerism, infrastructure investments, and operating in over 240 markets at the highest standards.

Our 32,000 dedicated employees constantly stay connected with their local communities. While there are far too many local activities to name, we’re proud to see our charitable efforts focused where they’re most needed:

Children & Family

Whether we’re providing a meal to a family in need or making a child smile on Christmas morning, our employees are especially generous when it comes to opportunities to help children and families thrive. We conduct canned food drives across the nation at various times of year, donate to organizations like Goodwill, support holiday causes like Toys for Tots and Adopt-A-Family, and take part in community activities geared toward families.

Community & Environment

Everyone wants to live in a clean, safe environment—and our employees are making that a reality in neighborhoods and wildlife areas alike. From adopting highways to community cleanups to efforts to increase recycling, we’re helping to make America even more beautiful.

Health & Wellness

By donating to Susan G. Komen to increase breast cancer awareness, Banner Children’s Hospital to fight kids’ cancer, and participating in local blood and food drives at various offices, our employees continue to show their generosity when it comes to helping to find a cure and drive awareness for many forms of disease, disability and poverty.

Arts & Education

Through museum sponsorships, scholarships funds and recycling initiatives in K-12 schools and universities, we’re committed to providing funding for arts, science and education programs. In communities across the country, we support educational and developmental programs with organizations like the Boys & Girls Club, the YMCA, Boy Scouts of America and various arts and science museums.



We believe that empowered employees are the greatest indicator of our success. We provide ongoing job training, growth and development opportunities for our employees at every level. We’re invested in our employees and continue to look for meaningful ways to demonstrate our appreciation for the hard work and dedication they show each and every day they come to work.

Aligned to Serve Customers and Preserve Our Planet

An important part of protecting our Blue Planet is our people. Without their unwavering commitment to the planet and our customers, we wouldn’t be able to do all that we do every day. We’re focused on attracting and retaining talented professionals that are just as committed to the environment as our company and our customers and we motivate them through meaningful and rewarding careers.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are actively and intentionally creating an environment in which all individuals are welcomed and valued. In 2013, we launched MOSAIC (Mission of Supporting an Inclusive Culture) as our renewed approach to diversity and inclusion. Through MOSAIC, we have developed new strategies and activities to continue creating a more diverse workforce and inclusive work environment. In this way, we can leverage our best thinking to improve our culture and better serve our customers and planet. Republic Services is an equal opportunity employer (Español). We make all employment decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic testing or any other classification protected by law.

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    Current Employee - Mechanic in Fort Worth, TX
    Current Employee - Mechanic in Fort Worth, TX

    I have been working at Republic Services full-time (More than a year)

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    Great work community, awesome leadership skills, just awesome everything! This place ceases too amaze me everyday! I'm always learning something new to further me in this job.


    I feel there are no "cons " to this job. It is a very awesome job and nothing can come close too explaining how happy I am here!

    Advice to Management

    Just know you have taken very good care of me and I appreciate everything you do. Everyone in management at the Fort Worth, TX MRF has my respect and I am thankful for such a great team.

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    Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
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    I applied online – interviewed at Republic Services (Jacksonville, FL) in June 2015.


    After submitting a resume perfectly suited to the job and showing years of experience in the exact same job functions, a phone call with their in-house recruiter Jessica left a bad taste in my mouth. She was snotty, seemed to take an instant dislike to me, and the feeling was mutual. It's unfortunate that my info will (I'm sure) never be passed on to the local office due to the conversation I had with Jessica, who is in another state.

    Interview Questions

    • After seeming instantly put off by the way I said "Hi," (not even joking), there was a stiff pause and then Jessica said, "So tell me something about you." I'm sorry, but that's too broad a question and not a good way to lead into an interview. Telling her about my personal stats in not appropriate, and she's got my work history in front of her. What does she want?   1 Answer
    • She asked about 2-3 questions and they were the most standard, boring questions from every job interview you've ever had in your life..."Where do you want to be in five years?"   1 Answer
    • She asked me how much money I was looking to make....although it was clearly stated in the online app I had to fill out.   1 Answer

Republic Services Awards & Accolades

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Driver of the Year, National Waste & Recycling Association, 2013
US EPA Project Of The Year, EPA, 2010
LMOP Projects of the Year, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, 2012
Top CEO and Top Investor Relations Professional, Institutional Investor Magazine, 2012
Driver of the Year, National Waste & Recycling Association, 2014
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Additional Info

Headquarters Phoenix, AZ
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1998
Type Company - Public (RSG)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year

Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and waste services. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for 14 million commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers.

Each day, Republic empowers more than... More

Mission: Our Vision
To be America's preferred recycling & waste services partner

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