LEWISVILLE, Texas, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Republic Services unveiled today its newest and most advanced hauling facility which is expected to serve customers throughout North Texas for generations. The new 25,000 square foot facility located in Lewisville features contemporary and collaborative workspace for employees, various employee amenities and modern infrastructure to support hauling and maintenance operations.
"We're devoted to our customers and passionate about providing simple solutions to their emerging needs," said Bryan Boyer, area president of Republic Services. "For us, it all begins with great people who are engaged and resourced appropriately. This impressive facility represents a strong commitment to our customers in the area. By ensuring that our drivers, technicians and support teams are equipped with a working environment that's second to none, we're better enabling our team to continually enhance local operations and meet the growing needs of our customers."
The new facility was designed as a model for future Republic hauling divisions, incorporating sustainability principles into both planning and construction. This involved using recycled steel in the building frame, high-efficiency heating and cooling systems and an LED lighting system. In addition to contemporary employee workspaces and sustainability features, the facility is home to a modern eight-bay truck shop and maintenance area. This includes stylish, custom lockers for front line personnel that are equipped with USB chargers and multiple storage compartments for personal belongings.
Republic Services of North Texas employs more than 1,400 people in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. This team serves approximately 53,000 commercial and industrial customers as well as roughly 423,000 residential customers, including 96 community collection agreements. Throughout the Metroplex, Republic owns and operates 655 collection vehicles, including 105 vehicles powered by compressed natural gas (CNG), eight hauling divisions, six active landfills and one recycling center.
According to the Seidman Research Institute at Arizona State University, the economic impact of Republic's operations in Texas is more than $771 million annually. Researchers attribute more than 8,600 direct and indirect jobs, and over $118 million in annual tax revenues for state and local governments, to Republic operations statewide.
About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal. 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.
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