Republic Services, Inc. is a provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection services The Company�s services are aimed at commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through approximately 336 collection operations in 39 states and Puerto Rico. The Company owns or operates approximately 199 transfer stations, 190 active solid waste landfills and 69 recycling centers. It also operates approximately 69 landfill gas and renewable energy projects. Its operations are across the United States, but the physical collection and disposal of waste is a local business in each of its markets. The Company manages its operations through three segments: East, Central and West. Each region is organized into several areas and each area contains multiple business units or operating locations. Each of the regions and all of the Company�s operating areas provide collection, transfer, recycling and landfill services.