Republic Services plans for third material recycling
facility in Texas
Almost a year after merging with Allied Waste Services,
Republic Services, Inc. reported that, in the Dallas-Ft.
Worth area, the green initiatives of the combined companies
are growing steadily in acceptance and participation.
Republic plans to construct a third state-of-the-art
processing center at a location in Tarrant County since
the space required for the company to be able to collect,
sort and transport recyclable materials to its markets
Public school districts are moving to implement recycling
programs. In past months, Republic has added the Grapevine/Colleyville,
Keller, Carrollton/Farmer’s Branch, Mesquite, Southlake/Carroll
and Lancaster independent school districts to its list
of public sector contracts.
Single-stream processing makes recycling easy, he added.
All materials may be co-mingled at their source, and
they are sorted using the most advanced technology at
Currently, Republic has an agreement with RecycleBank
in North Central Texas, a program that puts money in
the pockets of Republic’s customers.