PHOENIX, Aug. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG), the nation's second largest recycling and waste company, announced today the launch of its first mobile app, My Resource. Through the My Resource app, customers have 24/7 access to their accounts to pay their bills; view past invoices and service schedules; find new products and service solutions; and, schedule pickups. Additionally, the app offers push notification, weather-related service alerts as well as sign-up for holiday schedule reminders, ensuring Republic customers always know when their recycling and waste service provider will arrive at their home or business.
"Proper waste removal from a home, business or work site is a critical component of a customer or community's public health, productivity and progress. Our customers depend on us to not only be there to service their containers, but also to provide new solutions to their waste disposal needs while making it effortless in the process," said Jon Vander Ark, EVP, Customer Development. "For example, through the My Resource mobile app, a residential customer can receive a push notification that due to inclement weather, we'll be servicing their neighborhood later in the day, or a construction manager can review Republic's growing product offerings to identify the right products and services for their new site. All with just a touch of a button."
The new app supplements the My Resource customer account management web portal that was launched to customers last spring. My Resource is part of Republic's overall customer promise, We'll handle it from here.™, where the Company's 14 million customers know they can rely on Republic to handle their recycling and waste needs in a way that is effortless and convenient for them and that anticipates their future product and service needs.
The My Resource mobile app is available for free download from the Apple® and Android™ app stores. Republic customers already enrolled in My Resource simply need to install the app on their mobile device and log in. Customers who have not yet registered can do so directly from the app; all they need is their account and invoice numbers. The app is available to all Republic Services' direct billed customers.
About Republic Services: Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. non-hazardous solid waste and recycling. Through its subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Republic and its employees believe in protecting the planet and applying common sense solutions to customers' waste and recycling challenges. For more information, visit the Republic website at republicservices.com.
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