Republic worked with Bulk Handling Systems (BHS) to design, manufacture and install the custom-designed, highly-automated system. "Republic is pleased to be working with BHS on this extraordinary project," says Mark Buntjer, general manager at Republic. "This facility is the first and largest of its kind and we're excited to be at the forefront of the industry, setting the pace globally for multi-material recovery."
Republic's commitment to advancing sustainability continues with the modernization at the Company's 342-acre Newby Island Recycling Complex. The hauling company operates nearly 70 natural gas vehicles and provides wet/dry collection service to all San Jose businesses, and residential and commercial service to the City of Milpitas; commercial and industrial service in the Cities of San Jose and Santa Clara. The landfill recovers landfill gas and features an onsite compressed natural gas fueling station.
Today's dedication ceremony offered attendees an up-close view of the recycling operation and how the program brings uniformity and greater efficiency, with one hauler, to the collection of organics and recyclables.
About Newby Island Resource Recovery ParkOperated by Republic Services and provides wet/dry collection services to all businesses in the City of San Jose and proudly operates the Newby Island Resource Recovery Park, the world's largest recycling operation, processing up to 110 tons per hour of multiple waste streams and setting a new standard for the recycling industry. The facility will process all of the commercial waste generated by businesses in San Jose. Newby Island houses the local hauling company, recyclery, composting facility and landfill. The Company has 289 employees and is dedicated to investing in manpower, equipment and state-of-the-art facilities that will have a positive environmental impact on these communities and the world. About Republic Services Republic Services, Inc. is an industry leader in the U.S. non-hazardous solid waste industry. Through its subsidiaries, Republic's collection companies, transfer stations, recycling centers and landfills focus on providing reliable environmental services and solutions for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Republic and its employees believe in protecting the planet and applying common sense solutions to customers' waste and recycling challenges. For more information, visit the Republic website at republicservices.com.