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Republic Services Names Glenn Culpepper Chief Financial Officer

       Republic Services Names Glenn Culpepper Chief Financial Officer

PR Newswire

PHOENIX, Dec. 18, 2012

PHOENIX, Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) today
announced that Glenn A. Culpepper has been named executive vice president and
chief financial officer, effective Jan. 9, 2013. Culpepper will succeed Tod C.
Holmes, 64, who last April announced his intention to retire in 2013.

"We are fortunate to have an executive with Glenn's deep financial background
and proven leadership join the senior executive team at Republic," said Donald
W. Slager, president and chief executive officer. "Glenn's experience at
large, decentralized, growth-oriented industrial companies is a perfect fit
for our organization."

Culpepper, 56, has more than 30 years of broad-based financial experience. He
joins Republic from Summit Materials, a leading business in the aggregates and
building materials sector, where he has been CFO for the last two years. Prior
to that, Culpepper spent 21 years at CRH PLC, a large publicly-traded
multinational construction materials company based in Dublin, Ireland,
including two years as its principal financial officer and member of its board
of directors, and 13 years as the CFO of its North American operations,
Oldcastle Materials.

Prior to CRH, Culpepper held roles of increasing responsibility in audit, tax
and M&A at Price Waterhouse. He is a certified public accountant and received
his B.A. and M.B.A. from the University of Michigan.

Culpepper said, "I am extremely pleased to be joining Republic's tradition of
operational excellence and financial stewardship. I look forward to working
with the Company's highly talented executives and finance team to provide
steady financial leadership while maintaining Republic's focus on growth and
building shareholder value."

Republic also announced that Tod Holmes' retirement will be effective Jan. 9,
2013, in accordance with the terms of his retirement agreement. Mr. Slager
stated, "Republic Services owes Tod a debt of gratitude for his 15 years of
leadership and guidance. He leaves behind a legacy of integrity and success. I
speak for the entire Republic family in wishing him all the best in his
retirement."

About Republic Services
Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in the U.S. non-hazardous solid
waste industry. Through its subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies,
transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on providing reliable
environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and
residential customers. Republic and its employees believe in protecting the
planet and applying common sense solutions to customers' waste and recycling
challenges. For more information, visit the Republic website at
republicservices.com.

SOURCE Republic Services, Inc.

Website: http://www.republicservices.com
Contact: Media Inquiries, Darcie Brossart, 480-718-6565,
dbrossart@republicservices.com; or Investor Inquiries, Ed Lang, 480-627-7128,
elang@republicservices.com