Republic Services, Inc. engages in the provision of environmental services. It operates through the following segments: Group 1, Group 2, and Group 3. The Group 1 segment focuses on the business of recycling and solid waste in geographic areas located in western United States. The Group 2 segment includes the recycling and solid waste business in geographic areas located in the southeastern and mid-western and the eastern seaboard of the United States. The Group 3 segment includes environmental solutions business in geographic areas located across the United States and Canada. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ.