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How Bill Gates-Backed Republic Services Turns Trash Into Big Cash

Christopher Helman of Forbes writes about a company that is turning trash into cash.

The C3 Take
  • Republic Services, a brainchild of former Waste Management CEO Wayne Huizenga, is monetizing eco-friendly practices.
  • The company helps to collect leftover food from casinos and restaurants and delivers it hog farms where it can be converted into feed.
  • Republic captures methane emissions from landfills, which they then sell to industrial partners at a premium.
  • Free market leadership is accelerating innovative environmental solutions.

“Republic, which is based in Phoenix, operates 198 landfills, 71 recycling centers and collection routes in 41 states.”

Read the full article here.

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