SEC Form 3
FORM 3 UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

INITIAL STATEMENT OF BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person*
BOUCHER ROBERT CHARLES

(Last) (First) (Middle)
18500 NORTH ALLIED WAY

(Street)
PHOENIX AZ 85054

(City) (State) (Zip)
2. Date of Event Requiring Statement (Month/Day/Year)
08/21/2012
3. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC. [ RSG ]
4. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
Director 10% Owner
X Officer (give title below) Other (specify below)
EVP - Ops Effective 8.24.12
5. If Amendment, Date of Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
X Form filed by One Reporting Person
Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
1. Title of Security (Instr. 4) 2. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned (Instr. 4) 3. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 4. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Common Stock 4,678 D
Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 2. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date (Month/Day/Year) 3. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security (Instr. 4) 4. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 5. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 5) 6. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 5)
Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Units (1) (1) Common Stock (1) 3,205 (1) D
Restricted Stock Units (2) (2) Common Stock (2) 3,341 (2) (2) D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (3) (3) Common Stock (3) 8,000 (3) 32.25 D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (4) (4) Common Stock (4) 23,000 (4) 29.84 (4) D
Non-Qualified Stock Option (5) (5) Common Stock (5) 23,000 (5) 30.15 (5) D
Explanation of Responses:
1. The Reporting Person holds 3,205 units in the Republic Services, Inc. Deferred Compensation Plan's Stock Investment Fund, being a measurement fund under which units are equal in value to shares of the Company's common stock and are settled in cash. The units receive dividend equivalents while held in this fund.
2. The Restricted Stock units ("RSUs") granted on 02/10/2012 vest 25% on each of the first four anniversaries of the date of grant and receive dividend equivalents. Each RSU represents the contingent right to one share of the Company's common stock and will settle in stock.
3. The Stock Option award vests 25% on each of the first four anniversaries of the date of grant (which date of grant was 07/27/2010).
4. The Stock Option award vests 25% on each of the first four anniversaries of the date of grant (which date of grant was 02/15/2011).
5. The Stock Option award vests 25% on each of the first four anniversaries of the date of grant (which date of grant was 02/10/2012).
Remarks:
/s/ Eileen B. Schuler Attorney-in-Fact 08/21/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
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