Republic Services Inc. is one of the leading providers of solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services. The firm operates more than 375 collection companies in 40 states and Puerto Rico as well as more than 223 transfer stations, 192 solid waste landfills and 78 recycling facilities. It provides non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal, and residential customers. Republic Services Inc. serves millions of residential customers under contracts with more than 2,800 municipalities for waste collection and residential services. The firm is a member of National Solid Wastes Management Association and Environmental Industry Associations.