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Republic Services Unveils Customer Resource Center in Chandler
New Center to Employ 400 People; Represents the Company’s Latest Investment in Arizona’s Economy

CHANDLER, Ariz. Oct. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) unveiled today its latest Customer Resource Center, the third of three centers designed to enhance the overall service experience for more than 14 million customers nationwide. The new 72,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility is home to modern communications capabilities to cater to evolving customer preferences and needs.

“These facilities are about providing a great experience for our customers,” said Joe Burkel, senior vice president for customer experience at Republic Services. “This facility will allow our customers to communicate with us how and when they prefer, creating a truly differentiated customer experience. We are excited about the communication options it offers our customers, as well as enabling better experience across the board. We are very pleased to join the community by bringing this facility to Chandler.”

The facility in Chandler is currently operational with 120 employees, and complements similar centers located in Charlotte, N.C. and Indianapolis, Ind. In Chandler, Republic plans to hire an additional 280 people over the next year, eventually employing 400 customer service professionals at the Center. Employment opportunities can be viewed at:

“Chandler is pleased to welcome another Fortune 500 Company – Republic Services – to our City,” said Mayor Jay Tibshraeny. “We thank the company for their confidence in bringing these jobs to Chandler as we believe it underscores our standing in the marketplace, particularly our stability, quality workforce, and the market-driven developments in our community. We also want to thank Kieckhefer Properties for their investment and work in securing Republic Services.”

Republic’s Customer Resource Center in Chandler represents the Company’s latest investment in the Arizona economy. In a recent study conducted by Arizona State University's W.P. Carey School of Business, through the L. William Seidman Research Institute, an independent research team found that Republic has a $497 million impact annually on the state’s economy. This includes employing more than 1,500 people at 22 locations statewide, creating 2.9 jobs for every Republic employee in Arizona and generating $53 million in tax revenues each year.  

To view the full economic impact of Republic in the state of Arizona, go to

About Republic Services

Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste. Through its subsidiaries, Republic’s collection companies, recycling centers, transfer stations and landfills focus on providing effective solutions to make proper waste disposal effortless for its 14 million customers. We’ll handle it from here.™, the brand’s promise, lets customers know they can count on Republic to provide a superior experience while fostering a sustainable Blue Planet™ for future generations to enjoy a cleaner, safer and healthier world.

For more information, visit the Republic Services website at “Like” Republic on Facebook at and follow on Twitter @RepublicService.



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Jennifer Eldridge, Republic Services
(480) 718-0119

Stephanie Romero, City of Chandler
(480) 782-2231