Republic and Waste Connections to Report 4th Quarter Earnings

Fort Lauderdale, Fla. – Republic Services Inc. has announced that it will report its fourth quarter financial results at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 5, 2004. The company plans to host a conference call to discuss results with investors and analysts. Interested parties can listen to an Internet simulcast atwww.republicservices.com and then click "Investor Information."

Waste Connection Inc., Folsom, Calif., also has announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its fourth quarter financial results starting at 8:30 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2004. Waste Connections invites the public to listen by accessing wasteconnections.com or by calling (800) 901-5231, passcode 63906645.