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Republic Services Announces Fourth Quarter 2004 Earnings Conference Call

What: Republic Services invites you to participate in a conference call with our senior management to discuss our fourth quarter 2004 earnings.

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  When:  Wednesday, February 9, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)

How: Please dial 773/681-5826 10 minutes before the start of the call. A telephone recording of this call will be replayed until 6:00 p.m. February 10, 2005. To access the replay, call 203/369-2029. The live broadcast will be available on the Internet by accessing republic's web site at (select "Investor Information" and follow the links).

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SOURCE: Republic Services, Inc.

CONTACT: Media, Will Flower, +1-954-769-6392; Investors, Tod Holmes,
+1-954-769-2387, or Ed Lang, +1-954-769-3591, all of Republic Services, Inc.