Update on New and Emerging Topics in the Environmental Services Industry
Recorded On: 10/19/2022
This Webinar follows a multi-year tradition of an annual update from Republic Services. Municipalities are increasingly placing a priority on Environmental Responsibility and Sustainability. This webinar will touch on various aspects of investment and innovation that are being brought forward to enhance environmental services programs. Join us as we discuss ways to address hazardous waste needs in your community, plastics circularity, introduction of electric vehicles, as well as investments in community placemaking. Together, these topics can help your municipality move the needle on your climate action objectives over the coming years.
This webinar is complimentary thanks to the sponsorship of ICMA Strategic Partner Republic Services who will have access to registration information.
Richard Coupland III
Vice President, Municipal Sales Republic Services
Mr. Coupland is the vice president of Municipal Sales for Republic Services, responsible for partnerships with approximately 2000 municipalities across 43 states. His team provides consultative support to their Municipal partners, to understand and navigate changes in the industry, as well as emerging technology and methods.
Richard joined Republic Services in 2015, following a 20 year career in the defense industry with Fortune 100 companies including General Dynamics and Motorola.
Richard received his Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the Virginia Military Institute, and his Masters degree in Business Administration from the W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University.
Vice President, Recycling and Sustainability Republic Services
Pete Keller is Vice President of Recycling and Sustainability at Republic Services, a leader in the environmental services industry. Pete oversees the company’s sustainability platform, which includes the industry’s first SBTi-approved greenhouse gas reduction target in addition to 2030 goals around safety, employee engagement, circularity, renewable energy and charitable giving. During Pete’s tenure, Republic Services has been recognized on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for six consecutive years and consistently listed among Barron’s Most Sustainable Companies.
Pete has worked for Republic Services for more than 20 years and holds a degree in civil engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.