Profile: Republic Services Inc (RSG)
26 Mar 2015
Republic Services, Inc., incorporated on December 20, 1996, is a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection services The Company’s services are aimed at commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 336 collection operations in 39 states and Puerto Rico, as of December 31, 2013. The Company owns or operates 199 transfer stations, 190 active solid waste landfills and 69 recycling centers. It also operates 69 landfill gas and renewable energy projects.
Its operations are across the United States, but the physical collection and disposal of waste is a local business in each of its markets. The Company manages its operations through three segments: East, Central and West. Each region is organized into several areas and each area contains multiple business units or operating locations. Each of the regions and all of the Company’s operating areas provide collection, transfer, recycling and landfill services. The Company’s operations consist of providing collection, transfer and disposal of non-hazardous solid waste and recovering and recycling certain materials.
The Company provides solid waste collection services to commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 336 collection operations. In 2013, 77% of its revenue was derived from collection services. Its residential collection operations involve the curbside collection of refuse from small containers into collection vehicles for transport to transfer stations, or directly to landfills or recycling centers. It performs residential solid waste collection services under contracts with municipalities. It also offers residential solid waste collection services.
In its commercial and industrial collection operations, it supplies its customers with waste containers of varying sizes. The Company also rent compactors to large waste generators. The Company also provides waste collection services to industrial and construction facilities on a contractual basis with terms ranging from a single pickup to one year, or longer. The construction services are aimed at commercial construction and home building sectors. It collects the containers or compacted waste, and transport the waste to either a transfer station or directly to a landfill for disposal. It also provides recycling services based on the collection customers' requirements.
The Company’s owns or operates 199 transfer stations. Its collection operations deposit waste at these transfer stations, as do other private and municipal haulers, for compaction and transfer to disposal sites or recycling centers.
The Company owns or operates 190 active landfills. As of December 31, 2013, it has 37,000 permitted acres and total available permitted and probable expansion disposal capacity of 4.9 billion in-place cubic yards. Some of its landfills accept non-hazardous special waste, including utility ash, asbestos and contaminated soils.
The Company owns or operates 69 recycling centers, as of December 31, 2013. These facilities generate provides the processing and sale of old corrugated cardboard (OCC), old newspaper (ONP), aluminum, glass and other materials, which accounted for 4% of its total revenue.
Republic Services Inc
18500 N Allied Way
PHOENIX AZ 85054-6164