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Republic Services Announces First Quarter 2005 Earnings Conference Call
  What:  Republic Services invites you to participate in a conference call
         with our senior management to discuss 1st quarter 2005 earnings .
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  When:  Friday, April 29, 2005 at 8:30 a.m. (Eastern Time)

  How:   773/681-5826
         Pass Code -- Republic Services
         Please dial in 10 minutes before start of call
         A telephone recording of this call will be replayed until 6:00 PM
         April 30, 2005. To access replay, call 402/220-9769.
         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.