Republic Services

Republic Services, Inc is a waste management company. Once the third largest waste management firm in the United States, on June 23, 2008 it announced its intention to purchase its larger competitor Allied Waste Industries for US$6.1 billion in Republic Services stock. The merged company will retain the Republic name and become the second largest (after Waste Management, Inc) non-hazardous solid waste management company in the United States.With its acquisition, Republic inherited Allied Waste's extensive market, including more than 10 million residential, commercial and industrial customers across 128 major markets in 40 states and Puerto Rico.
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