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Republic Services Buys Bend Garbage Company

The acquisition will expand Republic Services’ presence in Oregon.

Oregon-based Bend Garbage Company announced it has entered into an agreement to sell Bend Garbage & Recycling, High Country Disposal and Deschutes Recycling to Republic Services, Inc.

Bend Garbage & Recycling and High Country Disposal provide waste management, recycling and hauling services in Bend, Redmond and Sisters. Deschutes Recycling is a recycling depot and compost facility located at Knott Landfill in Bend.

“We have been honored to work with our cities, counties and such a great community over the years, but we feel now is the time for our family to retire and transition the company to new ownership,” said Brad Bailey, president of Bend Garbage Company, in a statement.

Republic Services is an industry leader in U.S. recycling and non-hazardous solid waste disposal and currently serves several communities across Oregon.

“Republic Services brings a high level of experience in solid waste management and disposal, recycling and sustainability initiatives, and I am confident their team will provide the excellent level of service our customers have come to expect,” added Bailey. “I have confidence in their ability to successfully lead the company and our employees into the future.”

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