PHOENIX, Feb. 13, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) is pleased to announce that the Company was recognized on Barron's 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies list for the second consecutive year, advancing to #80 on the 2019 list. Republic remains the sole recycling and solid waste services provider on the list.
"We are honored to once again be recognized as one of Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies," said Don Slager, president and CEO. "Every day, our employees demonstrate their commitment to doing the right thing for our customers, our team and our Blue Planet®, and this recognition validates their efforts."
Barron's partnered with Calvert Research and Management, who analyzed the 1,000 largest publicly held U.S. companies by market capitalization to develop the top 100 list. The firm studied more than 300 key performance indicators, including water usage, greenhouse gas emissions, business ethics, and environmental impact - that, in turn, fall into the stakeholder categories of shareholders, employees, customers, community and planet.
Click here to view the full list of the Barron's 100 Most Sustainable Companies and Calvert's detailed methodology.
About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. Through its subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make responsible waste disposal effortless for its 14 million customers. We'll handle it from here.®, the brand's promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet® for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.
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