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UNITED STATES
SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
FORM 10-Q
(Mark One)
     
þ   QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
For the quarterly period ended June 30, 2011
OR
     
o   OR TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934.
For the transition period from                      to                     
Commission File Number: 1-14267
REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)
     
DELAWARE   65-0716904
(State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization)   (IRS Employer Identification No.)
     
18500 NORTH ALLIED WAY    
PHOENIX, ARIZONA   85054
(Address of principal executive offices)   (Zip code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code: (480) 627-2700
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant: (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days. Yes þ No o
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant has submitted electronically and posted on its corporate Web site, if any, every Interactive Data File required to be submitted and posted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to submit and post such files). Yes þ No o
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, or a smaller reporting company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer” and “smaller reporting company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act. (Check one):
             
Large accelerated filer þ
  Accelerated filer o   Non-accelerated filer o   Smaller reporting company o
 
      (Do not check if a smaller reporting company)    
     Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a shell company (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act). Yes o No þ
     On July 20, 2011, the registrant had outstanding 376,530,530 shares of Common Stock, par value $.01 per share (excluding treasury shares of 25,219,427).
 
 

 


 

REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
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 EX-101 CALCULATION LINKBASE DOCUMENT
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PART I. FINANCIAL INFORMATION
ITEM 1. FINANCIAL STATEMENTS.
REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(in millions, except per share amounts)
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
    (Unaudited)          
ASSETS
Current assets:
               
Cash and cash equivalents
  $ 320.5     $ 88.3  
Accounts receivable, less allowance for doubtful accounts of $47.1 and $50.9, respectively
    872.3       828.9  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    169.6       207.4  
Deferred tax assets
    117.2       121.5  
 
           
Total current assets
    1,479.6       1,246.1  
Restricted cash and marketable securities
    160.1       172.8  
Property and equipment, net
    6,702.7       6,698.5  
Goodwill
    10,640.2       10,655.3  
Other intangible assets, net
    439.2       451.3  
Other assets
    260.2       237.9  
 
           
Total assets
  $ 19,682.0     $ 19,461.9  
 
           
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
Current liabilities:
               
Accounts payable
  $ 476.8     $ 606.5  
Notes payable and current maturities of long-term debt
    397.8       878.5  
Deferred revenue
    304.9       295.1  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, current portion
    187.9       182.0  
Accrued interest
    84.4       93.1  
Other accrued liabilities
    752.2       621.3  
 
           
Total current liabilities
    2,204.0       2,676.5  
Long-term debt, net of current maturities
    6,907.7       5,865.1  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, net of current portion
    1,433.8       1,416.6  
Deferred income taxes and other long-term tax liabilities
    975.7       1,044.8  
Self-insurance reserves, net of current portion
    299.6       304.5  
Other long-term liabilities
    194.5       305.5  
Commitments and contingencies
               
Stockholders’ equity:
               
Preferred stock, par value $0.01 per share; 50 shares authorized; none issued
           
Common stock, par value $0.01 per share; 750 shares authorized; 401.6 and 400.2 issued including shares held in treasury, respectively
    4.0       4.0  
Additional paid-in capital
    6,477.1       6,431.1  
Retained earnings
    1,943.5       1,890.3  
Treasury stock, at cost (25.1 and 16.5 shares, respectively)
    (763.7 )     (500.8 )
Accumulated other comprehensive income, net of tax
    3.8       21.9  
 
           
Total Republic Services, Inc. stockholders’ equity
    7,664.7       7,846.5  
Noncontrolling interests
    2.0       2.4  
 
           
Total stockholders’ equity
    7,666.7       7,848.9  
 
           
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
  $ 19,682.0     $ 19,461.9  
 
           
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these statements.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(in millions, except per share data)
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Revenue
  $ 2,086.6     $ 2,066.4     $ 4,051.5     $ 4,024.1  
Expenses:
                               
Cost of operations
    1,237.8       1,218.3       2,397.5       2,355.1  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion
    208.6       213.8       414.4       416.8  
Accretion
    19.5       20.2       39.2       40.4  
Selling, general and administrative
    200.1       210.8       404.0       421.1  
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    19.4       1.1       19.0       1.6  
Restructuring charges
          1.4             7.0  
 
                       
Operating income
    401.2       400.8       777.4       782.1  
Interest expense
    (111.4 )     (130.5 )     (227.1 )     (265.0 )
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    (199.5 )           (201.3 )     (132.3 )
Interest income
    0.1       0.1       0.3       0.1  
Other income, net
    0.9       (0.1 )     2.0       1.6  
 
                       
Income before income taxes
    91.3       270.3       351.3       386.5  
Provision for income taxes
    45.1       110.4       147.0       161.4  
 
                       
Net income
    46.2       159.9       204.3       225.1  
Net loss (income) attributable to noncontrolling interests
    0.3       (0.2 )     0.4       (0.4 )
 
                       
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 46.5     $ 159.7     $ 204.7     $ 224.7  
 
                       
Basic earnings per share attributable to Republic Services, Inc. stockholders:
                               
Basic earnings per share
  $ 0.12     $ 0.42     $ 0.54     $ 0.59  
 
                       
Weighted average common shares outstanding
    378.2       382.5       380.2       382.0  
 
                       
Diluted earnings per share attributable to Republic Services, Inc. stockholders:
                               
Diluted earnings per share
  $ 0.12     $ 0.42     $ 0.54     $ 0.59  
 
                       
Weighted average common and common equivalent shares outstanding
    380.2       384.7       382.1       384.0  
 
                       
 
                               
Cash dividends per common share
  $ 0.20     $ 0.19     $ 0.40     $ 0.38  
 
                       
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these statements.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENT OF STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
(in millions)
                                                                         
            Republic Services, Inc. Stockholders’ Equity        
                                                            Accumulated        
                                                            Other        
                            Additional                             Comprehensive        
            Common Stock     Paid-In     Retained     Treasury Stock     Income (Loss),     Noncontrolling  
    Total     Shares     Amount     Capital     Earnings     Shares     Amount     Net of Tax     Interests  
Balance as of December 31, 2010
  $ 7,848.9       400.2     $ 4.0     $ 6,431.1     $ 1,890.3       (16.5 )   $ (500.8 )   $ 21.9     $ 2.4  
Net income
    204.3                         204.7                         (0.4 )
Other comprehensive loss
    (18.1 )                                         (18.1 )      
Cash dividends declared
    (151.1 )                       (151.1 )                        
Issuances of common stock
    33.5       1.4             33.5                                
Stock-based compensation
    12.1                   12.5       (0.4 )                        
Purchase of common stock for treasury
    (262.9 )                             (8.6 )     (262.9 )            
 
                                                     
Balance as of June 30, 2011
  $ 7,666.7       401.6     $ 4.0     $ 6,477.1     $ 1,943.5       (25.1 )   $ (763.7 )   $ 3.8     $ 2.0  
 
                                                     
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these statements.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF CASH FLOWS
(in millions)
                 
    Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010  
Cash provided by operating activities:
               
Net income
  $ 204.3     $ 225.1  
Adjustments to reconcile net income to cash provided by operating activities:
               
Depreciation and amortization of property and equipment
    256.0       255.9  
Landfill depletion and amortization
    120.8       125.7  
Amortization of intangible and other assets
    37.6       35.2  
Accretion
    39.2       40.4  
Non-cash interest expense — debt
    16.1       28.6  
Non-cash interest expense — other
    24.5       24.2  
Stock-based compensation
    12.1       12.0  
Deferred tax benefit
    (58.3 )     (58.3 )
Provision for doubtful accounts, net of adjustments
    6.1       10.3  
Excess income tax benefit from stock option exercises
    (2.1 )     (1.8 )
Asset impairments
    39.4       0.5  
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    201.3       132.3  
Gain on disposition of assets, net
    (29.8 )     (6.5 )
Other non-cash items
    (5.1 )     0.8  
Change in assets and liabilities, net of effects from business acquisitions and divestitures:
               
Accounts receivable
    (47.6 )     (43.9 )
Prepaid expenses and other assets
    32.0       (1.8 )
Accounts payable
    (33.1 )     (62.8 )
Restructuring and synergy related expenditures
    (2.7 )     (13.0 )
Capping, closure and post-closure expenditures
    (35.2 )     (28.0 )
Remediation expenditures
    (16.2 )     (23.4 )
Other liabilities
    36.3       (56.7 )
 
           
Cash provided by operating activities
    795.6       594.8  
 
           
 
               
Cash used in investing activities:
               
Purchases of property and equipment
    (481.7 )     (385.4 )
Proceeds from sales of property and equipment
    16.3       12.6  
Cash used in acquisitions, net of cash acquired
    (28.0 )     (0.8 )
Cash proceeds from divestitures, net of cash divested
    10.4        
Change in restricted cash and marketable securities
    12.7       (76.0 )
Other
    (1.9 )     0.1  
 
           
Cash used in investing activities
    (472.2 )     (449.5 )
 
           
 
               
Cash used in financing activities:
               
Proceeds from notes payable and long-term debt
    819.5       1,020.2  
Proceeds from issuance of senior notes, net of discount
    1,844.9       1,499.4  
Payments of notes payable and long-term debt
    (2,228.3 )     (2,494.8 )
Premiums paid on extinguishment of debt
    (86.8 )     (30.4 )
Fees paid to issue and retire senior notes and certain hedging relationships
    (58.6 )     (20.8 )
Issuances of common stock
    31.4       34.3  
Excess income tax benefit from stock option exercises
    2.1       1.8  
Purchases of common stock for treasury
    (262.9 )     (1.4 )
Cash dividends paid
    (152.5 )     (144.9 )
Distributions paid to noncontrolling interests
          (0.7 )
 
           
Cash used in financing activities
    (91.2 )     (137.3 )
 
           
 
               
Increase in cash and cash equivalents
    232.2       8.0  
Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period
    88.3       48.0  
 
           
Cash and cash equivalents at end of period
  $ 320.5     $ 56.0  
 
           
The accompanying notes are an integral part of these statements.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
1. BASIS OF PRESENTATION AND RECENTLY ISSUED ACCOUNTING PRONOUNCEMENTS
Republic Services, Inc. (a Delaware corporation) and its subsidiaries (also referred to collectively as Republic, we, us, our, or the company in this report) is the second largest provider of non-hazardous solid waste collection, transfer, recycling and disposal services in the United States, as measured by revenue. We manage and evaluate our operations through four geographic regions — Eastern, Midwestern, Southern, and Western, which we have identified as our reportable segments.
The accompanying unaudited consolidated financial statements include the accounts of Republic and its wholly owned and majority owned subsidiaries in accordance with accounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America (U.S. GAAP). We account for investments in entities in which we do not have a controlling financial interest under either the equity method or cost method of accounting, as appropriate. Our investments in variable interest entities are not material to our consolidated financial statements.
We have prepared these unaudited consolidated financial statements pursuant to the rules and regulations of the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). All significant intercompany accounts and transactions have been eliminated. Certain information related to our organization, significant accounting policies and footnote disclosures normally included in financial statements prepared in accordance with U.S. GAAP has been condensed or omitted. In the opinion of management, these financial statements include all adjustments that, unless otherwise disclosed, are of a normal recurring nature and necessary for a fair presentation of the financial position, results of operations and cash flows for the periods presented. Operating results for interim periods are not necessarily indicative of the results that can be expected for a full year. You should read these interim financial statements in conjunction with our audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto appearing in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010.
For comparative purposes, certain prior year amounts have been reclassified to conform to the current year presentation.
Management’s Estimates and Assumptions
In preparing our financial statements, we include numerous estimates and assumptions that affect the accounting, recognition and disclosure of assets, liabilities, stockholders’ equity, revenue and expenses. We must make these estimates and assumptions because certain information that we use is dependent on future events, cannot be calculated with a high degree of precision from data available or simply cannot be readily calculated based on generally accepted methodologies. In some cases, these estimates are particularly difficult to determine and we must exercise significant judgment. In preparing our financial statements, the most difficult, subjective and complex estimates and assumptions that deal with the greatest amount of uncertainty relate to our accounting for our long-lived assets, landfill development costs, final capping, closure and post-closure costs and the recoverability of goodwill; our valuation allowances for accounts receivable and deferred tax assets; our liabilities for potential litigation, claims and assessments; and our liabilities for environmental remediation, employee benefit plans, stock-based compensation, deferred taxes, uncertain tax positions and self-insurance. Each of these items is discussed in more detail in our description of our significant accounting policies in Note 2, Summary of Significant Accounting Policies, of the Notes to Consolidated Financial Statements in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. Our actual results may differ significantly from our estimates.
New Accounting Pronouncements
Goodwill Impairment Test
In December 2010, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued authoritative guidance which modifies the requirements of Step 1 of the goodwill impairment test for reporting units with zero or negative carrying amounts. We adopted this guidance effective January 1, 2011, and it did not have a material impact on our consolidated financial position or results of operations.
Other Comprehensive Income
In June 2011, the FASB issued a new accounting standard on the presentation of comprehensive income. The new standard requires the presentation of comprehensive income, the components of net income and the components of other comprehensive income either in a single continuous statement of comprehensive income or in two separate but consecutive statements. The new standard also

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
requires presentation of adjustments for items that are reclassified from other comprehensive income to net income in the statement where the components of net income and the components of other comprehensive income are presented. We will adopt this new presentation standard as of the beginning of 2012. The adoption of this standard will only impact the presentation of our financial statements and will not impact our consolidated financial position or results of operations.
2. BUSINESS ACQUISITIONS, DISPOSITION OF ASSETS AND ASSET IMPAIRMENTS
Acquisitions
We acquired various solid waste businesses during the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010. These acquisitions resulted in cash used of $28.0 million and $0.8 million, respectively. The purchase price paid for these acquisitions and the allocation of the purchase price as of June 30 are as follows (in millions):
                 
    2011     2010  
Purchase price:
               
Cash used in acquisitions, net of cash acquired
  $ 28.0     $ 0.8  
Fair value of operations surrendered
    47.8        
Holdbacks
    1.0       0.5  
 
           
Total
    76.8       1.3  
 
           
Allocated as follows:
               
Working capital
    6.4        
Property and equipment
    41.6       0.9  
Other liabilities, net
    (6.5 )     (0.2 )
 
           
Net book value of assets acquired and liabilities assumed
    41.5       0.7  
 
           
Excess purchase price to be allocated
  $ 35.3     $ 0.6  
 
           
 
               
Excess purchase price to be allocated as follows:
               
Other intangible assets
    24.5       0.6  
Goodwill
    10.8        
 
           
Total allocated
  $ 35.3     $ 0.6  
 
           
Substantially all of the goodwill and intangible assets recorded for these acquisitions are deductible for tax purposes.
Disposition of Assets and Asset Impairments
We disposed of various solid waste assets during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011. These divestitures resulted in cash proceeds of $5.5 million and $10.4 million, respectively. The components of the loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 are as follows (in millions):
                 
    Three Months Ended     Six Months Ended  
    June 30, 2011     June 30, 2011  
Gain on the disposition of businesses
  $ (17.1 )   $ (17.1 )
Southern Region landfill asset impairment
    28.5       28.5  
Western Region asset impairment
    7.2       7.2  
All other, net
    0.8       0.4  
 
           
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
  $ 19.4     $ 19.0  
 
           
We disposed of businesses in three markets in our Southern Region during the three months ended June 30, 2011, resulting in a gain of $17.1 million. In connection with the disposition of these businesses, we closed a landfill site resulting in an asset impairment charge of $28.5 million for the remaining landfill assets and the acceleration of capping, closure and post-closure costs.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Separately, during the three months ended June 30, 2011, we recorded asset impairments of $7.2 million for expected losses on the divestiture of certain businesses and related goodwill in our Western Region.
3. GOODWILL AND OTHER INTANGIBLE ASSETS, NET
Goodwill
A summary of the activity and balances in goodwill accounts by operating segment is as follows (in millions):
                                         
    Balance at                     Adjustments     Balance at  
    December 31,                     to     June 30,  
    2010     Acquisitions     Divestitures     Acquisitions     2011  
Eastern
  $ 2,791.9     $ 3.6     $ (0.7 )   $ (0.5 )   $ 2,794.3  
Midwestern
    2,129.6       4.8                   2,134.4  
Southern
    2,721.8       2.4       (19.5 )     (0.4 )     2,704.3  
Western
    3,012.0             (4.3 )     (0.5 )     3,007.2  
 
                             
Total
  $ 10,655.3     $ 10.8     $ (24.5 )   $ (1.4 )   $ 10,640.2  
 
                             
                                         
    Balance at                     Adjustments     Balance at  
    December 31,                     to     June 30,  
    2009     Acquisitions     Divestitures     Acquisitions     2010  
Eastern
  $ 2,818.5     $     $     $ (1.4 )   $ 2,817.1  
Midwestern
    2,118.2                   (1.1 )     2,117.1  
Southern
    2,724.7                   (1.5 )     2,723.2  
Western
    3,005.7                   (1.7 )     3,004.0  
 
                             
Total
  $ 10,667.1     $     $     $ (5.7 )   $ 10,661.4  
 
                             
Other Intangible Assets, Net
Other intangible assets, net, include values assigned to customer relationships, franchise agreements, other municipal agreements, non-compete agreements and trade names, and are amortized over periods ranging from 2 to 23 years. A summary of the activity and balances by intangible asset type is as follows (in millions):
                                                         
    Gross Intangible Assets     Accumulated Amortization     Net  
    Balance at             Balance at     Balance at     Additions     Balance at     Intangibles at  
    December 31,             June 30,     December 31,     Charged     June 30,     June 30,  
    2010     Acquisitions     2011     2010     to Expense     2011     2011  
Customer relationships, franchise and other municipal agreements
  $ 537.1     $ 21.6     $ 558.7     $ (130.7 )   $ (31.2 )   $ (161.9 )   $ 396.8  
Trade names
    30.0             30.0       (12.5 )     (3.0 )     (15.5 )     14.5  
Non-compete agreements
    12.9       2.9       15.8       (7.2 )     (0.9 )     (8.1 )     7.7  
Other intangible assets
    62.9             62.9       (41.2 )     (1.5 )     (42.7 )     20.2  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 642.9     $ 24.5     $ 667.4     $ (191.6 )   $ (36.6 )   $ (228.2 )   $ 439.2  
 
                                         
                                                         
    Gross Intangible Assets     Accumulated Amortization     Net  
    Balance at     Adjustments     Balance at     Balance at     Additions     Balance at     Intangibles at  
    December 31,     to     June 30,     December 31,     Charged     June 30,     June 30,  
    2009     Acquisitions     2010     2009     to Expense     2010     2010  
Customer relationships, franchise and other municipal agreements
  $ 521.1     $ 0.5     $ 521.6     $ (70.5 )   $ (29.8 )   $ (100.3 )   $ 421.3  
Trade names
    30.0             30.0       (6.5 )     (3.0 )     (9.5 )     20.5  
Non-compete agreements
    7.4       0.1       7.5       (6.5 )     (0.4 )     (6.9 )     0.6  
Other intangibles assets
    62.9             62.9       (37.9 )     (1.7 )     (39.6 )     23.3  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 621.4     $ 0.6     $ 622.0     $ (121.4 )   $ (34.9 )   $ (156.3 )   $ 465.7  
 
                                         

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4. OTHER ASSETS
Prepaid Expenses and Other Current Assets
A summary of prepaid expenses and other current assets as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 is as follows (in millions):
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Inventories
  $ 34.4     $ 31.3  
Prepaid expenses
    51.4       55.9  
Other non-trade receivables
    69.8       45.4  
Income tax receivable
    6.3       69.8  
Other current assets
    7.7       5.0  
 
           
Total
  $ 169.6     $ 207.4  
 
           
Other non-trade receivables include the fair value of our interest rate swaps of $1.0 million and $5.2 million as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively. Other current assets include the fair value of fuel and commodity hedges of $4.6 million and $3.5 million as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively.
Other Assets
A summary of other assets as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 is as follows (in millions):
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Deferred financing costs
  $ 57.9     $ 41.1  
Deferred compensation plan
    36.7       27.4  
Notes and other receivables
    35.3       34.0  
Reinsurance receivable
    51.8       54.5  
Other
    78.5       80.9  
 
           
Total
  $ 260.2     $ 237.9  
 
           
5. OTHER LIABILITIES
Other Accrued Liabilities
A summary of other accrued liabilities as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 is as follows (in millions):
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Accrued payroll and benefits
  $ 169.9     $ 158.4  
Accrued fees and taxes
    119.0       111.8  
Self-insurance reserves, current portion
    121.0       112.7  
Accrued dividends
    75.3       76.7  
Synergy incentive plan
    68.1        
Current tax liabilities
    24.5        
Restructuring liabilities
    0.6       3.9  
Accrued professional fees and legal settlement reserves
    70.9       53.1  
Other
    102.9       104.7  
 
           
Total
  $ 752.2     $ 621.3  
 
           
Other accrued liabilities include the fair value of fuel and commodity hedges of $7.2 million and $8.4 million as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively.

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We expect to pay amounts earned under the synergy incentive plan during the first quarter of 2012. The synergy incentive plan was fully accrued and was included in Other Long-Term Liabilities as of December 31, 2010 in the accompanying consolidated balance sheet.
Other Long-Term Liabilities
A summary of other long-term liabilities as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 is as follows (in millions):
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Deferred compensation liability
  $ 37.2     $ 27.7  
Pension and other postretirement liabilities
    6.1       14.4  
Contingent legal liabilities
    74.0       105.8  
Ceded insurance reserves
    51.8       54.5  
Synergy incentive plan
          68.1  
Other
    25.4       35.0  
 
           
Total
  $ 194.5     $ 305.5  
 
           
Self-Insurance Reserves
In general, our self-insurance reserves are recorded on an undiscounted basis. However, the self-insurance liabilities we acquired in the acquisition of Allied Waste Industries, Inc. (Allied) have been recorded at our estimate of fair value, and, therefore, have been discounted to present value using a rate of 9.75%. Discounted reserves are accreted to interest expense through the period they are paid.
Our liabilities for unpaid and incurred but not reported claims at June 30, 2011 (which includes claims for workers’ compensation, general liability, vehicle liability and employee health care benefits) were $420.6 million under our current risk management program and are included in other accrued liabilities and self-insurance reserves in our consolidated balance sheets. While the ultimate amount of claims incurred is dependent on future developments, we believe recorded reserves are adequate to cover the future payment of claims. However, it is possible that recorded reserves may not be adequate to cover the future payment of claims. Adjustments, if any, to estimates recorded resulting from ultimate claim payments will be reflected in our consolidated statements of income in the periods in which such adjustments are known.
Accrued Liabilities Associated with the Allied Acquisition
We evaluated our operating contracts and leases acquired from Allied and recorded liabilities for unfavorable contract and lease exit costs. The underlying lease agreements and contracts have remaining non-cancellable terms ranging from 1 to 21 years. The following tables reflect activity during the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 associated with unfavorable contracts and lease exit liabilities included in other accrued liabilities (in millions):
                                 
    Balance at                     Balance at  
    December 31,     Payments /             June 30,  
    2010     Amortization     Adjustments     2011  
Unfavorable contracts
  $ 37.6     $ (5.0 )   $ (5.3 )   $ 27.3  
Lease exit costs
    5.0       (1.2 )     (0.6 )     3.2  
 
                       
Total
  $ 42.6     $ (6.2 )   $ (5.9 )   $ 30.5  
 
                       

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    Balance at                     Balance at  
    December 31,     Payments /             June 30,  
    2009     Amortization     Adjustments     2010  
Unfavorable contracts
  $ 49.0     $ (5.4 )   $     $ 43.6  
Lease exit costs
    6.4       (1.0 )           5.4  
 
                       
Total
  $ 55.4     $ (6.4 )   $     $ 49.0  
 
                       
6. LANDFILL AND ENVIRONMENTAL COSTS
As of June 30, 2011, we owned or operated 193 active solid waste landfills with total available disposal capacity of approximately 4.8 billion in-place cubic yards. Additionally, we currently have post-closure responsibility for 130 closed landfills.
Accrued Landfill and Environmental Costs
A summary of landfill and environmental liabilities as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 is as follows (in millions):
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Landfill final capping, closure and post-closure liabilities
  $ 1,066.3     $ 1,046.5  
Remediation
    555.4       552.1  
 
           
 
    1,621.7       1,598.6  
Less: Current portion
    (187.9 )     (182.0 )
 
           
Long-term portion
  $ 1,433.8     $ 1,416.6  
 
           
Final Capping, Closure and Post-Closure Costs
The following table summarizes the activity in our asset retirement obligation liabilities, which includes liabilities for final capping, closure and post-closure, for the six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                 
    2011     2010  
Asset retirement obligation liabilities, beginning of year
  $ 1,046.5     $ 1,074.5  
Non-cash additions
    16.4       15.6  
Acquisitions and other adjustments
    14.4       (0.7 )
Asset retirement obligation adjustments
    (15.0 )     (7.6 )
Payments
    (35.2 )     (28.0 )
Accretion expense
    39.2       40.4  
 
           
Asset retirement obligation liabilities, end of period
    1,066.3       1,094.2  
Less: Current portion
    (96.7 )     (123.7 )
 
           
Long-term portion
  $ 969.6     $ 970.5  
 
           
Annually, in the fourth quarter, we review our calculations for asset retirement obligations. However, if there are significant changes in the facts and circumstances related to a site during the year, we will update our assumptions prospectively in the period that all the relevant facts and circumstances are known.
The fair value of assets that are legally restricted for purposes of collateralizing certain of our final capping, closure and post-closure obligations was $50.7 million and $59.1 million as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively. Such assets are included in restricted cash and marketable securities in our consolidated balance sheets.
Environmental Remediation Liabilities
We accrue for remediation costs when they become probable and can be reasonably estimated. We believe that the amounts accrued for remediation costs are adequate. There can sometimes be a range of reasonable estimates of the costs associated with remediation of a site. In these cases, we use the amount within the range that constitutes our best estimate. If no amount within the range appears to be a better estimate than any other, we use the amount that is at the low end of such range. It is reasonably possible that we will need

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to adjust the liabilities recorded for remediation to reflect the effects of new or additional information, to the extent such information impacts the costs, timing or duration of the required actions. If we used the reasonably possible high ends of our ranges, our aggregate potential remediation liability at June 30, 2011 would be approximately $141 million higher than the amounts recorded. Future changes in our estimates of the cost, timing or duration of the required actions could have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
The following table summarizes the activity in our environmental remediation liabilities for the six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                 
    2011     2010  
Remediation liabilities, beginning of year
  $ 552.1     $ 554.1  
Acquisitions and other adjustments
          1.5  
Additions charged to expense
    3.0       2.6  
Payments
    (16.2 )     (23.4 )
Accretion expense
    16.5       14.5  
 
           
Remediation liabilities, end of period
    555.4       549.3  
Less: Current portion
    (91.2 )     (102.2 )
 
           
Long-term portion
  $ 464.2     $ 447.1  
 
           
The following is a discussion of certain of our significant remediation matters:
Countywide Landfill. In September 2009, Republic Services of Ohio II, LLC entered into Final Findings and Orders with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that require us to implement a comprehensive operation and maintenance program to manage the remediation area at the Countywide Recycling and Disposal Facility (Countywide). The remediation liability for Countywide recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $63.9 million, of which $4.6 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $55 million to $76 million.
West Contra Costa County Landfill. In 2006, we were issued an Enforcement Order by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) for the Class 1 Hazardous waste cell at the West Contra Costa County Landfill (West County). Subsequently, we entered into a Consent Agreement with DTSC in 2007 in which we agreed to undertake certain remedial actions. The remediation liability for West County recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $45.7 million, of which $2.4 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $36 million to $62 million.
Sunrise Landfill. In August 2008, Republic Services of Southern Nevada (RSSN), signed a Consent Decree with the EPA, the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County, Nevada related to the Sunrise Landfill. Under the Consent Decree, RSSN has agreed to perform certain remedial actions at the Sunrise Landfill for which RSSN and Clark County were otherwise jointly and severally liable. The remediation liability for Sunrise recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $36.8 million, of which $24.0 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $28 million to $43 million.
Congress Landfill. In August 2010, Congress Development Company agreed with the State of Illinois to have a Final Consent Order (Final Order) entered by the Circuit Court of Illinois, Cook County. Pursuant to the Final Order, we have agreed to continue to implement certain remedial activities at the Congress Landfill. The remediation liability recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $83.7 million, of which $8.0 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $44 million to $144 million.
It is reasonably possible that we will need to adjust the liabilities noted above to reflect the effects of new or additional information, to the extent that such information impacts the costs, timing or duration of the required actions. Future changes in our estimates of the costs, timing or duration of the required actions could have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
Environmental Operating Costs
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maintenance, costs associated with the application of daily cover materials, and the legal and administrative costs of ongoing environmental compliance. These costs are expensed as costs of operations in the period in which they are incurred.
7. DEBT
Our notes payable, capital leases and long-term debt as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 are listed in the following table in millions, and are presented net of unamortized discounts, adjustments to fair value related to hedging transactions and the unamortized portion of adjustments to fair value recorded in purchase accounting.
                 
    June 30, 2011     December 31, 2010  
$1.75 billion Revolver due 2013, amended to $1.25 billion due 2013
  $     $ 25.0  
$1.0 billion Revolver due 2012, amended to $1.25 billion due 2016
          50.0  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 5.750%, due February 2011
          261.7  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 6.375%, due April 2011
          215.1  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 6.750%, due August 2011
    388.0       392.0  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 7.125%, due May 2016
          535.5  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 6.875%, due June 2017
    669.1       663.9  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 3.800%, due May 2018
    699.8        
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 5.500%, due September 2019
    646.0       645.8  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 5.000%, due March 2020
    849.9       849.9  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 5.250%, due November 2021
    600.0       600.0  
Debentures, fixed interest rate of 9.250%, due May 2021
    33.2       93.4  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 4.750%, due May 2023
    548.6        
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 6.086%, due March 2035
    250.1       249.8  
Debentures, fixed interest rate of 7.400%, due September 2035
    132.0       267.6  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 6.200%, due March 2040
    649.5       649.5  
Senior notes, fixed interest rate of 5.700%, due May 2041
    596.6        
Tax-exempt bonds and other tax-exempt financings; fixed and floating interest rates ranging from 0.08% to 8.25%; maturities ranging from 2013 to 2035
    1,151.7       1,151.8  
Other debt unsecured and secured by real property, equipment and other assets; interest rates ranging from 5.00% to 11.90% maturing through 2042
    91.0       92.6  
 
           
Total debt
    7,305.5       6,743.6  
Less: Current portion
    (397.8 )     (878.5 )
 
           
Long-term portion
  $ 6,907.7     $ 5,865.1  
 
           
Loss on Extinguishment of Debt
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                    Cash Paid     Non-cash     Total  
                    in Loss on     Loss on     Loss on  
            Principal     Extinguishment     Extinguishment     Extinguishment  
    Quarter     Repaid     of Debt     of Debt     of Debt  
2011:
                                       
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  First   $ 5.0     $ 1.5     $ 0.3     $ 1.8  
Credit Facilities
  Second                 1.7       1.7  
$600.0 million 7.125% senior notes due May 2016
  Second     600.0       21.4       61.3       82.7  
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  Second     59.2       22.7       3.5       26.2  
$360.0 million 7.400% debentures due September 2035
  Second     182.7       41.9       46.7       88.6  
Ineffective portion of interest rate lock settlements
  Second           0.3             0.3  
 
                                 
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2011
                  $ 87.8     $ 113.5     $ 201.3  
 
                                 
 
                                       
2010:
                                       
Accounts receivable securitization program
  First   $ 300.0     $     $ 0.2     $ 0.2  
$425.0 million 6.125% senior notes due February 2014
  First     425.0       8.7       44.1       52.8  
$600.0 million 7.250% senior notes due March 2015
  First     600.0       21.8       57.5       79.3  
 
                                 
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2010
                  $ 30.5     $ 101.8     $ 132.3  
 
                                 
Credit Facilities
In April 2011, we amended and restated our $1.0 billion revolving credit facility due April 2012 (the Amended and Restated Credit Facility) to increase the borrowing capacity to $1.25 billion and to extend the maturity to April 2016. The Amended and Restated Credit Facility includes a feature that will allow us to increase availability, at our option, by an aggregate amount up to $500 million through increased commitments from existing lenders or the addition of new lenders. At our option, borrowings under the Amended and Restated Credit Facility bear interest at a Base Rate, or a Eurodollar Rate, plus an applicable margin based on our Debt Ratings (all as defined in the agreements). Substantially all of our subsidiaries guarantee all obligations under the Amended and Restated Credit Facility.
Contemporaneous with the execution of the Amended and Restated Credit Facility, we entered into Amendment No. 2 to our existing $1.75 billion credit facility (the Existing Credit Facility and, together with the Amended and Restated Credit Facility, the Credit Facilities), to reduce the commitments under the Existing Credit Facility to $1.25 billion and conform certain terms of the Existing Credit Facility with those of the Amended and Restated Credit Facility. Amendment No. 2 does not extend the maturity date under the Existing Credit Facility, which matures in September 2013. Substantially all of our subsidiaries continue to guarantee all obligations under the Existing Credit Facility.
As of December 31, 2010, the interest rate for our borrowings under our Credit Facilities was 1.56%. Our Credit Facilities also are subject to facility fees based on applicable rates defined in the agreements and the aggregate commitments, regardless of usage. Availability under our Credit Facilities can be used for working capital, capital expenditures, letters of credit and other general corporate purposes. The agreements governing our Credit Facilities require us to maintain certain financial and other covenants. We may pay dividends and repurchase common stock provided that we are in compliance with these covenants. We had no borrowings under our Credit Facilities at June 30, 2011. We had $75.0 million of Eurodollar Rate borrowings as of December 31, 2010. We had $923.4 million and $1,037.5 million of letters of credit utilizing availability under our Credit Facilities, leaving $1,576.6 million and $1,637.5 million of availability under our Credit Facilities, at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively. We were in compliance with the covenants under our Credit Facilities at June 30, 2011.
Senior Notes and Debentures
During the three months ended June 30, 2011, we issued $700.0 million of 3.800% senior notes due 2018 (the 3.800% Notes), $550.0 million of 4.750% senior notes due 2023 (the 4.750% Notes) and $600.0 million of 5.700% senior notes due 2041 (the 5.700% Notes, and together with the 3.800% Notes and the 4.750% Notes, the Notes). The Notes are unsecured and unsubordinated obligations and are guaranteed by each of our subsidiaries that also guarantees the Credit Facilities. These guarantees are general senior unsecured obligations of our subsidiary guarantors. We used the net proceeds from the Notes as follows (i) $621.4 million to fund the redemption of our $600.0 million 7.125% senior notes maturing in 2016; (ii) $81.6 million to purchase $59.2 million of our subsidiary Browning-Ferris Industries, LLC’s 9.250% debentures maturing in 2021; (iii) $221.8 million to purchase $180.7 million of

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our subsidiary Browning-Ferris Industries, LLC’s 7.400% debentures maturing in 2035; (iv) $619.0 million to repay borrowings under our revolving credit facilities; and (v) the remainder for general corporate purposes.
During the three months ended June 30, 2011, our 6.375% senior notes matured. We used cash on hand and incremental borrowings under our Credit Facilities to repay $216.9 million of principal due on these notes.
During the three months ended March 31, 2011, our 5.750% senior notes matured. We used cash on hand and incremental borrowings under our Credit Facilities to repay $262.9 million of principal due on these notes.
In March 2010, we issued $850.0 million of 5.00% senior notes due 2020 and $650.0 million of 6.20% senior notes due 2040 (the 2020 and 2040 Notes). We used the net proceeds to retire certain outstanding debt and to reduce amounts outstanding under our Credit Facilities and for general corporate purposes.
As of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, our senior notes and debentures totaled $6,062.8 million and $5,424.2 million, respectively, net of unamortized discounts and adjustments to fair value recorded in purchase accounting for the debt assumed from Allied of $163.6 million and $282.9 million, respectively, which is being amortized over the remaining term of the notes, and adjustments to fair value related to our interest rate swap agreements of $1.0 million and $5.2 million, respectively.
Tax-Exempt Financings
As of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, we had $1,151.7 million and $1,151.8 million, respectively, of fixed and variable rate tax-exempt financings outstanding with maturities ranging from 2012 to 2035. As of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, the total of the unamortized adjustment to fair value recorded in purchase accounting for the tax-exempt financings assumed from Allied was $20.6 million and $21.9 million, respectively, which is being amortized to interest expense over the remaining terms of the debt.
Approximately two-thirds of our tax-exempt financings are remarketed quarterly, weekly or daily by a remarketing agent to effectively maintain a variable yield. Certain of these variable rate tax-exempt financings are credit enhanced with letters of credit having terms in excess of one year issued by banks with credit ratings of AA or better. The holders of the bonds can put them back to the remarketing agent at the end of each interest period. To date, the remarketing agents have been able to remarket our variable rate unsecured tax-exempt bonds. These bonds have been classified as long term because of our ability and intent to refinance these bonds using availability under our revolving Credit Facilities, if necessary.
As of June 30, 2011, we had $160.1 million of restricted cash and marketable securities, of which $29.2 million represented proceeds from the issuance of tax-exempt bonds and other tax-exempt financings and will be used to fund capital expenditures under the terms of the agreements. Restricted cash also includes amounts held in trust as a financial guarantee of our performance.
Other Debt
Other debt includes capital lease liabilities of $90.0 million and $91.8 million as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively, with maturities ranging from 2011 to 2042.
Fair Value of Debt
The fair value of our fixed rate senior notes using quoted market rates was $6.5 billion and $6.0 billion at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively. The carrying value of our fixed rate senior notes was $6.1 billion and $5.4 billion at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively. The carrying amounts of our remaining notes payable and tax-exempt financings approximate fair value because interest rates are variable and, accordingly, approximate current market rates for instruments with similar risk and maturities. The fair value of our debt is determined as of the balance sheet date and is subject to change.
Guarantees
Substantially all of our subsidiaries have guaranteed our obligations under the Credit Facilities.
Substantially all of our subsidiaries guarantee each series of senior notes issued by our parent company, Republic Services, Inc. Our parent company and substantially all of our subsidiaries guarantee each series of senior notes issued by our subsidiary Allied Waste North America, Inc. (AWNA notes) and each series of senior notes issued by our subsidiary Browning-Ferris Industries, LLC

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(successor to Browning-Ferris Industries, Inc.) (BFI notes). All of these guarantees would be automatically released upon the release of our subsidiaries from their guarantee obligations under the Credit Facilities, except the guarantee of Allied in the case of the AWNA notes, and the guarantees of Allied and Allied Waste North America, Inc. in the case of the BFI notes.
We have guaranteed some of the tax-exempt bonds of our subsidiaries. If a subsidiary fails to meet its obligations associated with tax-exempt bonds as they come due, we will be required to perform under the related guarantee agreement.
No additional liability has been recorded for these guarantees mentioned above because the underlying obligations are reflected in our consolidated balance sheets.
Interest Rate Swap and Lock Agreements
Our ability to obtain financing through the capital markets is a key component of our financial strategy. Historically, we have managed risk associated with executing this strategy, particularly as it relates to fluctuations in interest rates, by using a combination of fixed and floating rate debt. We also entered into interest rate swap agreements to manage risk associated with fluctuations in interest rates. The swap agreements have a total notional value of $210.0 million and mature in August 2011. This maturity is identical to our unsecured notes that also mature in 2011. Under the swap agreements, we pay interest at floating rates based on changes in LIBOR and receive interest at a fixed rate of 6.75%. We have designated these agreements as hedges of changes in the fair value of our fixed-rate debt. We have determined that these agreements qualify for the short-cut method and, therefore, changes in the fair value of the agreements are assumed to be perfectly effective in hedging changes in the fair value of our fixed rate debt due to changes in interest rates.
As of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, interest rate swap agreements are reflected at their fair value of $1.0 million and $5.2 million, respectively, in other non-trade receivables and as an adjustment to notes payable and current maturities of long term debt in our consolidated balance sheets.
The following table summarizes the reduction to interest expense due to periodic settlements of active swap agreements on our results of operations for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                 
    Reduction to interest expense
    due to periodic settlements
    of active swap agreements
Consolidated Statement of Income Classification   Three Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Interest expense
  $ 2.2     $ 2.1  
                 
    Six Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Interest expense
  $ 4.4     $ 4.3  
From time to time, we enter into treasury and interest rate locks for the purpose of managing exposure to fluctuations in interest rates in anticipation of future debt issuances. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, we entered into a number of interest rate lock agreements having an aggregate notional amount of $725.0 million with fixed interest rates ranging from 3.10% to 4.61% to manage exposure to fluctuations in interest rates in anticipation of the planned issuance of the Notes. Upon issuance of the Notes in the second quarter of 2011, we terminated the interest rate locks and paid $36.5 million to the counterparties. The effective portion of the interest rate locks, recorded as a component of accumulated other comprehensive income, was $36.2 million, or $21.2 million net of tax. The effective portion of the interest rate locks will be amortized as an increase to interest expense over the life of the issued debt. We expect to amortize $1.4 million over the next twelve months as a yield adjustment of the Notes. This transaction was accounted for as a cash flow hedge. As of June 30, 2011, no interest rate lock cash flow hedges were outstanding.
During the first quarter of 2010, we entered into interest rate lock agreements having an aggregate notional amount of $500.0 million to hedge interest rates in connection with the issuance of the 2020 and 2040 Notes. Upon issuance of these notes, we terminated the interest rate locks and paid approximately $7.0 million to the counterparties. The effective portion of the interest rate locks, recorded as a component of accumulated other comprehensive income, was $6.4 million or $3.7 million net of tax. The effective portion of the

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interest rate locks will be amortized as an increase to interest expense over the life of the issued debt, of which $0.3 million is scheduled to be amortized over the next twelve months as a yield adjustment to the 2020 and 2040 Notes.
The following table summarizes the gain (loss) on our interest rate locks (settlement and amortization) included in comprehensive income for the three and six months ended June 30, net of tax (in millions):
                 
    Amount of Gain or (Loss)
    Recognized in OCI on
    Derivatives (Effective Portion)
    Three Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Interest rate locks
  $ (13.6 )   $ 0.1  
                 
    Six Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Interest rate locks
  $ (21.0 )   $ (3.6 )
8. INCOME TAXES
Our effective tax rate, exclusive of noncontrolling interests, for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 was 49.3% and 41.8%, respectively. For the three months ended June 30, 2011, our effective tax rate was negatively impacted by the write-off of book goodwill with no corresponding tax basis and the impact of lower pre-tax book earnings as a result of the loss on extinguishment of debt. For the three and six months ended June 30, 2010 our effective tax rate was 40.9% and 41.8%, respectively. We record income tax expense based upon our anticipated full year effective income tax rate.
Income taxes paid, net of refunds received were $107.4 million and $284.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively.
We are subject to income tax in the United States and Puerto Rico, as well as income tax in multiple state jurisdictions. We have also acquired Allied’s open tax periods as a result of the 2008 merger. Consequently, we are currently under examination or administrative review by various state and federal taxing authorities for certain tax years, including federal income tax audits for calendar years 2000 through 2009.
We recognize interest and penalties as incurred within the provision for income taxes in the consolidated statements of income. As of June 30, 2011, we have accrued a liability for penalties of $0.8 million and interest (including interest on penalties) of $106.0 million related to our uncertain tax positions.
We believe that the liabilities for uncertain tax positions recorded are adequate. However, during the next twelve months we believe it is reasonably possible that the amount of unrecognized tax benefits will increase or decrease. We are unable to estimate a range at this time. A significant assessment against us in excess of the liabilities recorded could have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
Exchange of Partnership Interests
In April 2002, Allied exchanged minority partnership interests in four waste-to-energy facilities for majority partnership interests in equipment purchasing businesses, which are now wholly owned subsidiaries. In November 2008, the IRS issued a formal disallowance to Allied contending that the exchange was instead a sale on which a corresponding gain should have been recognized. This issue is currently before the Appeals division of the IRS. We believe our position is supported by relevant technical authorities and strong business purpose. Although we intend to vigorously defend our position on this matter, if the exchange is treated as a sale, we estimate it could have a potential federal and state cash tax impact of $156.2 million plus accrued interest through June 30, 2011 of approximately $78.0 million. In addition, the IRS has asserted a penalty of 20% of the additional income tax due. At June 30, 2011, the amount of the asserted penalty and penalty-related interest was approximately $49.8 million. The potential tax and interest (but not penalty or penalty-related interest) for this matter have been fully reserved in our consolidated balance sheets. The successful assertion by the IRS of penalty and penalty-related interest in connection with this matter could have an adverse impact on our consolidated results of operations or cash flows.

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Methane Gas
As part of its examination of Allied’s 2000 through 2008 federal income tax returns, the IRS reviewed Allied’s treatment of costs associated with its landfill operations. As a result of this review, the IRS has proposed that certain landfill costs be allocated to the collection and control of methane gas that is naturally produced within the landfill. The IRS’ position is that the methane gas produced by a landfill is a joint product resulting from operation of the landfill and, therefore, these costs should not be expensed until the methane gas is sold or otherwise disposed.
We are contesting this issue at the Appeals Office of the IRS. We believe we have several meritorious defenses, including the fact that methane gas is not actively produced for sale by us but rather arises naturally in the context of providing disposal services. Therefore, we believe that the resolution of this issue will not have a material adverse impact on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
9. STOCK BASED COMPENSATION
Available Shares
In March 2011, our Board of Directors approved the Amended and Restated Republic Services, Inc. 2007 Stock Incentive Plan (the Amended and Restated Plan). The Amended and Restated Plan was ratified by the Company’s stockholders in May 2011. We currently have 22.0 million shares of common stock reserved for future grants under our Amended and Restated Plan.
Stock Options
We use a binomial option pricing model to fair value our stock option grants. We recognize compensation expense on a straight-line basis over the requisite service period for each separately vesting portion of the award, or to the employee’s retirement eligible date, if earlier. Expected volatility is based on the weighted average of the most recent one-year volatility and a historical rolling average volatility of our stock over the expected life of the option. The risk-free interest rate is based on Federal Reserve rates in effect for bonds with maturity dates equal to the expected term of the option. We use historical data to estimate future option exercises, forfeitures and expected life of the options. When appropriate, separate groups of employees that have similar historical exercise behavior are considered separately for valuation purposes. During the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, the weighted-average estimated fair values of stock options granted were $5.35 and $5.25 per option, respectively, which were calculated using the following weighted-average assumptions:
                 
    Six Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Expected volatility
    27.3 %     28.6 %
Risk-free interest rate
    1.7 %     2.4 %
Dividend yield
    2.7 %     2.9 %
Expected life (in years)
    4.4       4.3  
Contractual life (in years)
    7       7  
Expected forfeiture rate
    3.0 %     3.0 %
The following table summarizes the stock option activity for the six months ended June 30, 2011:

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                    Weighted Average     Aggregate  
    Number     Weighted Average     Remaining     Intrinsic  
    of Shares     Exercise     Contractual Term     Value  
    (in millions)     Price per Share     (years)     (in millions)  
Outstanding at December 31, 2010
    13.6     $ 24.97                  
Granted
    2.9     $ 29.87                  
Exercised
    (1.3 )   $ 22.73             $ 11.6  
 
                             
Forfeited or expired
    (0.2 )   $ 30.35                  
 
                           
Outstanding at June 30, 2011
    15.0     $ 26.04       4.6     $ 72.4  
 
                       
Exercisable at June 30, 2011
    8.3     $ 24.90       3.8     $ 49.8  
 
                       
During the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, compensation expense for stock options was $7.1 million and $6.2 million, respectively.
As of June 30, 2011, total unrecognized compensation expense related to outstanding stock options was $17.5 million, which will be recognized over a weighted average period of 1.9 years.
Other Stock Awards
The following table summarizes the restricted stock unit and restricted stock activity for the six months ended June 30, 2011:
                                 
    Number of                    
    Restricted Stock     Weighted Average     Weighted Average        
    Units and Shares of     Grant Date     Remaining     Aggregate  
    Restricted Stock     Fair Value per     Contractual     Intrinsic  
    (in thousands)     Share     Term (years)     Value  
Unissued at December 31, 2010
    849.3     $ 26.39                  
Granted
    169.4     $ 30.02                  
Vested and Issued
    (134.8 )   $ 25.74                  
Forfeited
    (8.1 )   $ 24.97                  
 
                           
Unissued at June 30, 2011
    875.8     $ 27.21       0.6     $ 27.0  
 
                       
Vested and unissued at June 30, 2011
    477.8     $ 27.21                  
 
                           
During the six months ended June 30, 2011, our non-employee directors were awarded 82,500 restricted stock units, which vested immediately. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we awarded 76,699 restricted stock units to executives that vest in four equal annual installments beginning on the anniversary date of the original grant. In addition, 10,217 restricted stock units were earned as dividend equivalents. The restricted stock units do not carry any voting or dividend rights, except the right to receive additional restricted stock units in lieu of dividends.
The fair value of restricted stock units and restricted stock is based on the closing market price on the date of the grant. The compensation expense related to restricted stock units and restricted stock is amortized ratably over the vesting period.
During the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, compensation expense related to restricted stock units and restricted stock totaled $5.0 million and $5.8 million, respectively.
10. STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY AND EARNINGS PER SHARE
In November 2010, our board of directors approved a share repurchase program pursuant to which we may repurchase up to $400.0 million of our outstanding shares of common stock. From November 2010 to June 30, 2011, we repurchased 10.1 million shares of our stock for $303.2 million at a weighted average cost per share of $30.08. We expect to use the remaining funds in this program to repurchase shares during the remainder of 2011.
We initiated a quarterly cash dividend in July 2003. The dividend has been increased from time to time thereafter. In July 2011, the board of directors approved an increase in the quarterly dividend to $0.22 per share. Cash dividends declared were $151.1 million

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and $145.3 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively. As of June 30, 2011, we recorded a quarterly dividend payable of $75.3 million to stockholders of record at the close of business on July 1, 2011.
Basic earnings per share is computed by dividing net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc. by the weighted average number of common shares (including restricted stock and vested but unissued restricted stock units) outstanding during the period. Diluted earnings per share is based on the combined weighted average number of common shares and common share equivalents outstanding which include, where appropriate, the assumed exercise of employee stock options, unvested restricted stock and unvested restricted stock units. In computing diluted earnings per share, we utilize the treasury stock method.
Earnings per share for the three and six months ended June 30 are calculated as follows (in thousands, except per share amounts):
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Basic earnings per share:
                               
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 46,500     $ 159,700     $ 204,700     $ 224,700  
 
                       
Weighted average common shares outstanding
    378,197       382,509       380,185       381,968  
 
                       
 
                               
Basic earnings per share
  $ 0.12     $ 0.42     $ 0.54     $ 0.59  
 
                       
Diluted earnings per share:
                               
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 46,500     $ 159,700     $ 204,700     $ 224,700  
 
                       
 
                               
Weighted average common shares outstanding
    378,197       382,509       380,185       381,968  
Effect of dilutive securities:
                               
Options to purchase common stock
    1,826       2,112       1,766       1,918  
Unvested restricted stock awards
    143       89       122       110  
 
                       
Weighted average common and common equivalent shares outstanding
    380,166       384,710       382,073       383,996  
 
                       
 
                               
Diluted earnings per share
  $ 0.12     $ 0.42     $ 0.54     $ 0.59  
 
                       
 
                               
Antidilutive securities not included in the diluted earnings per share calculations:
                               
Options to purchase common stock
    3,660       3,940       3,202       4,492  
11. OTHER COMPREHENSIVE INCOME AND FINANCIAL INSTRUMENTS
A summary of comprehensive income for the three and six months ended June 30 is as follows (in millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Net Income
  $ 46.2     $ 159.9     $ 204.3     $ 225.1  
Change in value, settlements and amortization of interest rate locks, net of tax
    (13.6 )     0.1       (21.0 )     (3.6 )
Change in value of commodity hedges, net of tax
    (1.0 )     1.1       (0.4 )     (2.1 )
Change in value of fuel hedges, net of tax
    (0.9 )     (1.4 )     1.6       (1.4 )
Employee benefit plan liability adjustments, net of tax
    1.7             1.7       0.1  
 
                       
Comprehensive income
    32.4       159.7       186.2       218.1  
Less: comprehensive loss (income) attributable to noncontrolling interests
    0.3       (0.2 )     0.4       (0.4 )
 
                       
Comprehensive income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 32.7     $ 159.5     $ 186.6     $ 217.7  
 
                       

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The effective tax rates used to calculate the changes in other comprehensive income shown in the table above were 41.5% and 42.0% for 2011 and 2010, respectively.
Fuel Hedges
We have entered into multiple swap agreements designated as cash flow hedges to mitigate some of our exposure related to changes in diesel fuel prices. The swaps qualified for, and were designated as, effective hedges of changes in the prices of forecasted diesel fuel purchases (fuel hedges).
The following table summarizes our outstanding fuel hedges at June 30, 2011:
                         
            Notional Amount    
            (in Gallons   Contract Price
Inception Date   Commencement Date   Termination Date   per Month)   per Gallon
November 5, 2007
  January 5, 2009   December 30, 2013     60,000     $ 3.28  
March 17, 2008
  January 5, 2009   December 31, 2012     50,000       3.72  
March 17, 2008
  January 5, 2009   December 31, 2012     50,000       3.74  
September 22, 2008
  January 1, 2009   December 31, 2011     150,000       4.16 - 4.17  
July 10, 2009
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2011     100,000       3.05  
July 10, 2009
  January 1, 2012   December 31, 2012     100,000       3.20  
If the national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel (average price) as published by the Department of Energy exceeds the contract price per gallon, we receive the difference between the average price and the contract price (multiplied by the notional gallons) from the counter-party. If the national U.S. on-highway average price for a gallon of diesel fuel is less than the contract price per gallon, we pay the difference to the counter-party.
The fair values of our fuel hedges are obtained from third-party counter-parties and are determined using standard option valuation models with assumptions about commodity prices being based on those observed in underlying markets (Level 2 in the fair value hierarchy). The aggregated fair values of our outstanding fuel hedges at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 were current assets of $2.8 million and $1.6 million, respectively, and current liabilities of $0.3 million and $1.9 million, respectively, and have been recorded in other current assets and other accrued liabilities in our consolidated balance sheets, respectively.
The following table summarizes the impact of our fuel hedges on our results of operations and comprehensive income for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                                                                 
                                            Location of Gain   Amount of Gain or (Loss)
                                            (Loss) Recognized   Recognized in
    Amount of Gain                           in Income on Derivative   Income on Derivative
    or (Loss)                           (Ineffective Portion   (Ineffective Portion and
Derivatives in   Recognized in                           and Amount   Amount Excluded
Cash Flow   OCI on   Statement of   Amount of   Excluded from   from
Hedging   Derivatives   Income   Realized Gain or   Effectiveness   Effectiveness
Relationships   (Effective Portion)   Classification   (Loss)   Testing)   Testing)
    Three Months Ended       Three Months Ended       Three Months Ended
    June 30,       June 30,       June 30,
    2011   2010       2011   2010       2011   2010
Fuel hedges
  $ (0.9 )   $ (1.4 )   Cost of operations   $ 0.5     $ (0.4 )   Other expense, net   $ 0.0     $ 0.1  
 
    Six Months Ended           Six Months Ended           Six Months Ended
    June 30,           June 30,           June 30,
    2011   2010           2011   2010           2011   2010
Fuel hedges
  $ 1.6     $ (1.4 )   Cost of operations   $ 0.4     $ (1.3 )   Other income, net   $ 0.1     $ 0.1  

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Recycling Commodity Hedges
Our revenue from sales of recycling commodities is primarily from sales of old corrugated cardboard (OCC) and old newspaper (ONP). We use derivative instruments such as swaps and costless collars designated as cash flow hedges to manage our exposure to changes in prices of these commodities. We have entered into multiple agreements related to forecasted OCC and ONP sales. The agreements qualified for, and were designated as, effective hedges of changes in the prices of certain forecasted recycling commodity sales (commodity hedges).
The following table summarizes our outstanding commodity swaps at June 30, 2011:
                             
                Notional Amount   Contract Price
            Transaction   (in Short Tons   Per Short
Inception Date   Commencement Date   Termination Date   Hedged   per Month)   Ton
December 8, 2009
  January 1, 2010   December 31, 2011   ONP     2,000     $ 76.00  
December 10, 2009
  January 1, 2010   December 31, 2011   OCC     2,000       82.00  
December 11, 2009
  January 1, 2010   December 31, 2011   OCC     2,000       82.00  
January 5, 2010
  January 1, 2010   December 31, 2011   ONP     2,000       84.00  
January 6, 2010
  January 1, 2010   December 31, 2011   OCC     1,000       90.00  
January 27, 2010
  February 1, 2010   January 31, 2012   OCC     1,000       90.00  
September 23, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2011   ONP     1,000       95.00  
September 28, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2011   ONP     1,000       95.00  
October 11, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     1,500       115.00  
If the price per short ton of the hedging instrument (average price) as reported on the Official Board Market is less than the contract price per short ton, we receive the difference between the average price and the contract price (multiplied by the notional short tons) from the counter-party. If the price of the commodity exceeds the contract price per short ton, we pay the difference to the counter-party.
The fair values of our commodity swaps are obtained from third-party counter-parties and are determined using standard option valuation models with assumptions about commodity prices being based on those observed in underlying markets (Level 2 in the fair value hierarchy).
We entered into costless collar agreements on forecasted sales of 21,000 short tons of OCC and ONP a month. The agreements involve combining a purchased put option giving us the right to sell 21,000 short tons of OCC and ONP monthly at an established floor strike price with a written call option obligating us to deliver 21,000 short tons of OCC and ONP monthly at an established cap strike price. The puts and calls have the same settlement dates, are net settled in cash on such dates and have the same terms to expiration. The contemporaneous combination of options resulted in no net premium for us and represent costless collars. Under the agreements, no payments would be made or received by us, as long as the settlement price is between the floor price and cap price. However, if the settlement price is above the cap, we would be required to pay the counterparty an amount equal to the excess of the settlement price over the cap times the monthly volumes hedged. Also, if the settlement price is below the floor, the counterparty would be required to pay us the deficit of the settlement price below the floor times the monthly volumes hedged. The objective of these agreements is to reduce the variability of the cash flows of the forecasted sales of OCC and ONP between two designated strike prices.
The following costless collar hedges were outstanding at June 30, 2011:

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                        Floor   Cap
                Notional Amount   Strike Price   Strike Price
            Transaction   (in Short Tons   Per Short   Per Short
Inception Date   Commencement Date   Termination Date   Hedged   per Month)   Ton   Ton
December 8, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000     $ 80.00     $ 180.00  
December 8, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       86.00       210.00  
December 8, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       81.00       190.00  
December 8, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       85.00       195.00  
December 8, 2010
  January 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       87.00       195.00  
January 19, 2011
  February 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,500       90.00       155.00  
January 19, 2011
  February 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,500       90.00       155.00  
April 15, 2011
  July 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       90.00       155.00  
April 15, 2011
  July 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   OCC     2,000       90.00       155.00  
April 26, 2011
  July 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   ONP     1,000       90.00       165.00  
April 26, 2011
  July 1, 2011   December 31, 2012   ONP     1,000       90.00       165.00  
The costless collar hedges are recorded on the balance sheet at fair value. The fair values of the costless collars are obtained from the third-party counter party and are determined using standard option valuation models with assumptions about commodity prices based upon forward commodity price curves in underlying markets (Level 2 in the fair value hierarchy).
The aggregated fair values of the outstanding commodity hedges at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010 were current assets of $1.8 million and $1.9 million, respectively, and current liabilities of $6.9 million and $6.5 million, respectively, and have been recorded in other current assets and other accrued liabilities in our consolidated balance sheets, respectively.
The following table summarizes the impact of our commodity hedges on our results of operations and comprehensive income for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                                                                 
                                            Location of Gain   Amount of Gain or (Loss)
                                            (Loss) Recognized   Recognized in
    Amount of Gain                           in Income on Derivative   Income on Derivative
    or (Loss)                           (Ineffective Portion   (Ineffective Portion and
Derivatives in   Recognized in                           and Amount   Amount Excluded
Cash Flow   OCI on   Statement of   Amount of   Excluded from   from
Hedging   Derivatives   Income   Realized Gain or   Effectiveness   Effectiveness
Relationships   (Effective Portion)   Classification   (Loss)   Testing)   Testing)
    Three Months Ended           Three Months Ended           Three Months Ended
    June 30,           June 30,           June 30,
    2011   2010           2011   2010           2011   2010
Recycling commodity hedges
  $ (1.0 )   $ 1.1     Revenue   $ (2.1 )   $ (0.9 )   Other income, net   $   —     $ 0.1  
 
    Six Months Ended           Six Months Ended           Six Months Ended
    June 30,           June 30,           June 30,
    2011   2010           2011   2010           2011   2010
Recycling commodity hedges
  $ (0.4 )   $ (2.1 )   Revenue   $ (4.0 )   $ (1.8 )   Other income, net   $   —     $ (0.1 )
Fair Value Measurements
In measuring fair values of assets and liabilities, we use valuation techniques that maximize the use of observable inputs (Level 1) and minimize the use of unobservable inputs (Level 3). We also use market data or assumptions that we believe market participants would use in pricing an asset or liability, including assumptions about risk when appropriate.

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As of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, our assets and liabilities that are measured at fair value on a recurring basis include the following (in millions):
                                 
            Fair Value Measurements Using  
            Quoted     Significant        
            Prices in     Other     Significant  
            Active     Observable     Unobservable  
    Total as of     Markets     Inputs     Inputs  
    June 30, 2011     (Level 1)     (Level 2)     (Level 3)  
Assets:
                               
Restricted cash and marketable securities
  $ 160.1     $ 160.1     $     $  
Fuel hedges — other current assets
    2.8             2.8        
Commodity hedges — other current assets
    1.8             1.8        
Interest rate swaps — other non-trade receivables
    1.0             1.0        
 
                       
Total assets
  $ 165.7     $ 160.1     $ 5.6     $  
 
                       
 
                               
Liabilities:
                               
Fuel hedges — other accrued liabilities
  $ 0.3     $     $ 0.3     $  
Commodity hedges — other accrued liabilities
    6.9             6.9        
 
                       
Total liabilities
  $ 7.2     $     $ 7.2     $  
 
                       
                                 
            Fair Value Measurements Using  
            Quoted     Significant        
            Prices in     Other     Significant  
            Active     Observable     Unobservable  
    Total as of     Markets     Inputs     Inputs  
    December 31, 2010     (Level 1)     (Level 2)     (Level 3)  
Assets:
                               
Restricted cash and marketable securities
  $ 172.8     $ 172.8     $     $  
Fuel hedges — other current assets
    1.6             1.6        
Commodity hedges — other current assets
    1.9             1.9        
Interest rate swaps — other assets
    5.2             5.2        
 
                       
Total assets
  $ 181.5     $ 172.8     $ 8.7     $  
 
                       
 
                               
Liabilities:
                               
Fuel hedges — other accrued liabilities
  $ 1.9     $     $ 1.9     $  
Commodity hedges — other accrued liabilities
    6.5             6.5        
 
                       
Total liabilities
  $ 8.4     $     $ 8.4     $  
 
                       
12. SEGMENT REPORTING
Our operations are managed and evaluated through four regions: Eastern, Midwestern, Southern and Western. These four regions are presented below as our reportable segments. These reportable segments provide integrated waste management services consisting of collection, transfer, recycling and disposal of domestic non-hazardous solid waste.
Summarized financial information concerning our reportable segments for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 is shown in the following tables (in millions):

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                            Depreciation,                    
                            Amortization,     Operating              
    Gross     Intercompany     Net     Depletion and     Income     Capital        
    Revenue     Revenue     Revenue     Accretion     (Loss)     Expenditures     Total Assets  
Three Months Ended June 30, 2011:
                                                       
Eastern
  $ 633.4     $ (96.3 )   $ 537.1     $ 47.6     $ 136.7     $ 54.4     $ 4,450.7  
Midwestern
    571.3       (104.5 )     466.8       54.8       96.4       60.0       3,798.9  
Southern
    594.6       (80.4 )     514.2       57.2       110.3       45.2       4,876.7  
Western
    664.1       (120.2 )     543.9       55.7       117.9       56.6       5,498.4  
Corporate entities
    28.9       (4.3 )     24.6       12.8       (60.1 )     (31.7 )     1,057.3  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 2,492.3     $ (405.7 )   $ 2,086.6     $ 228.1     $ 401.2     $ 184.5     $ 19,682.0  
 
                                         
 
                                                       
Three Months Ended June 30, 2010:
                                                       
Eastern
  $ 626.6     $ (94.4 )   $ 532.2     $ 52.9     $ 122.6     $ 43.9     $ 4,481.6  
Midwestern
    567.5       (109.8 )     457.7       54.7       100.7       60.1       3,665.3  
Southern
    584.7       (81.6 )     503.1       57.4       119.7       46.3       4,845.5  
Western
    671.1       (124.8 )     546.3       56.2       131.3       57.2       5,479.9  
Corporate entities
    31.0       (3.9 )     27.1       12.8       (73.5 )     (30.5 )     1,099.1  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 2,480.9     $ (414.5 )   $ 2,066.4     $ 234.0     $ 400.8     $ 177.0     $ 19,571.4  
 
                                         
                                                         
                            Depreciation,                    
                            Amortization,     Operating              
    Gross     Intercompany     Net     Depletion and     Income     Capital        
    Revenue     Revenue     Revenue     Accretion     (Loss)     Expenditures     Total Assets  
Six Months Ended June 30, 2011:
                                                       
Eastern
  $ 1,217.3     $ (178.9 )   $ 1,038.4     $ 99.0     $ 254.4     $ 114.3     $ 4,450.7  
Midwestern
    1,076.6       (190.9 )     885.7       106.4       176.8       115.2       3,798.9  
Southern
    1,165.4       (156.6 )     1,008.8       112.0       229.9       105.6       4,876.7  
Western
    1,306.1       (233.4 )     1,072.7       111.0       240.9       123.9       5,498.4  
Corporate entities
    54.1       (8.2 )     45.9       25.2       (124.6 )     22.7       1,057.3  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 4,819.5     $ (768.0 )   $ 4,051.5     $ 453.6     $ 777.4     $ 481.7     $ 19,682.0  
 
                                         
 
                                                       
Six Months Ended June 30, 2010:
                                                       
Eastern
  $ 1,211.9     $ (177.6 )   $ 1,034.3     $ 104.5     $ 250.8     $ 85.0     $ 4,481.6  
Midwestern
    1,070.8       (198.2 )     872.6       106.6       189.5       121.4       3,665.3  
Southern
    1,150.3       (157.6 )     992.7       115.0       240.3       84.8       4,845.5  
Western
    1,315.7       (243.6 )     1,072.1       105.6       261.9       93.2       5,479.9  
Corporate entities
    62.0       (9.6 )     52.4       25.5       (160.4 )     1.0       1,099.1  
 
                                         
Total
  $ 4,810.7     $ (786.6 )   $ 4,024.1     $ 457.2     $ 782.1     $ 385.4     $ 19,571.4  
 
                                         
Intercompany revenue reflects transactions within and between segments that are generally made on a basis intended to reflect the market value of such services.
Corporate functions include legal, tax, treasury, information technology, risk management, human resources, corporate accounts and other typical administrative functions. Capital expenditures for corporate entities primarily include vehicle inventory acquired but not yet assigned to operating locations and facilities.
The following table shows our total reported revenue by service line for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars or as a percentage of revenue):

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    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Collection:
                                                               
Residential
  $ 537.6       25.7 %   $ 546.2       26.4 %   $ 1,063.3       26.2 %   $ 1,080.9       26.9 %
Commercial
    627.6       30.1       622.7       30.1       1,245.6       30.7       1,244.2       30.9  
Industrial
    390.6       18.7       383.2       18.6       744.2       18.4       731.3       18.2  
Other
    8.0       0.4       7.0       0.4       15.9       0.4       13.8       0.3  
 
                                               
Total collection
    1,563.8       74.9       1,559.1       75.5       3,069.0       75.7       3,070.2       76.3  
 
                                                               
Transfer and disposal
    766.5               791.4               1,440.7               1,483.8          
Less: Intercompany
    (387.2 )             (400.3 )             (732.1 )             (757.8 )        
 
                                                       
Transfer and disposal, net
    379.3       18.2       391.1       18.9       708.6       17.5       726.0       18.0  
 
                                                               
Sale of recycling materials
    107.8       5.2       77.1       3.7       205.6       5.1       148.8       3.7  
Other non-core
    35.7       1.7       39.1       1.9       68.3       1.7       79.1       2.0  
 
                                               
Other
    143.5       6.9       116.2       5.6       273.9       6.8       227.9       5.7  
 
                                               
 
                                                               
Total revenue
  $ 2,086.6       100.0 %   $ 2,066.4       100.0 %   $ 4,051.5       100.0 %   $ 4,024.1       100.0 %
 
                                               
Other revenue consists primarily of sales of recycled materials and revenue from National Accounts. National Accounts revenue included in other revenue represents the portion of revenue generated from nationwide contracts in markets outside our operating areas, and, as such, the associated waste handling services are subcontracted to local operators. Consequently, substantially all of this revenue is offset with related subcontract costs which are recorded in cost of operations.
13. COMMITMENTS AND CONTINGENCIES
Legal Proceedings
We are subject to extensive and evolving laws and regulations and have implemented our own safeguards to respond to regulatory requirements. In the normal course of conducting our operations, we become involved in legal proceedings. Some of these actions may result in fines, penalties or judgments against us, which may impact earnings and cash flows for a particular period. Although we cannot predict the ultimate outcome of any legal matter with certainty, except as described below or in Note 8, Income Taxes, in the discussion of our outstanding tax dispute with the IRS, we do not believe that the outcome of our pending legal proceedings will have a material adverse impact on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
As used herein, legal proceedings refers to litigation and similar claims against us and our subsidiaries, excluding: (i) ordinary course accidents, general commercial liability and workers compensation claims, which are covered by insurance programs, subject to customary deductibles, and which, together with self-insured employee health care costs, are discussed in Note 5, Other Liabilities-Self-Insurance Reserves; (ii) tax-related matters, which are discussed in Note 8, Income Taxes; and (iii) environmental remediation liabilities, which are discussed in Note 6, Landfill and Environmental Costs.
We accrue for legal proceedings when losses become probable and reasonably estimable. We have recorded an aggregate accrual of approximately $111 million relating to our outstanding legal proceedings as of June 30, 2011, including those described herein and others not specifically identified herein. As of the end of each applicable reporting period, we review each of our legal proceedings and, where it is probable that a liability has been incurred, we accrue for all probable and reasonably estimable losses. Where we are able to reasonably estimate a range of losses we may incur with respect to such a matter, we record an accrual for the amount within the range that constitutes our best estimate. If we are able to reasonably estimate a range but no amount within the range appears to be a better estimate than any other, we use the amount that is the low end of such range. If we used the high ends of such ranges, our aggregate potential liability would have been approximately $110 million higher than the amount recorded as of June 30, 2011.
Countywide Matters
In September 2009, Republic Services of Ohio II, LLC (Republic-Ohio) entered into Final Findings and Orders with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that require us to implement a comprehensive operation and maintenance program to manage the remediation area at the Countywide Recycling and Disposal Facility (Countywide). The remediation liability for Countywide recorded

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as of June 30, 2011 is $63.9 million, of which $4.6 million is expected to be paid during 2011. The reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $55 million to $76 million.
In a suit filed on October 8, 2008 in the Tuscarawas County Ohio Court of Common Pleas, approximately 700 individuals and businesses located in the area around Countywide sued Republic Services, Inc. and Republic-Ohio for alleged negligence and nuisance. Republic-Ohio has owned and operated Countywide since February 1, 1999. Waste Management, Inc. and Waste Management Ohio, Inc., previous owners and operators of Countywide, have been named as defendants as well. Plaintiffs allege that due to the acceptance of a specific waste stream and operational issues and conditions, the landfill has generated odors and other unsafe emissions that have impaired the use and value of their property and may have adverse health effects. A second almost identical lawsuit was filed by approximately 82 plaintiffs on October 13, 2009 in the Tuscarawas County Ohio Court of Common Pleas against Republic Services, Inc., Republic-Ohio, Waste Management, Inc., and Waste Management Ohio, Inc. The court has consolidated the two actions. We have assumed both the defense and the liability of the Waste Management entities in the consolidated action. The relief requested on behalf of each plaintiff in the consolidated action is: (1) an award of compensatory damages according to proof in an amount in excess of $25,000 for each of the three counts of the amended complaint; (2) an award of punitive damages in the amount of two times compensatory damages, pursuant to applicable statute, or in such amount as may be awarded at trial for each of the three counts of the amended complaint; (3) costs for medical screening and monitoring of each plaintiff; (4) interest on the damages according to law; (5) costs and disbursements of the lawsuit; (6) reasonable fees for attorneys and expert witnesses; and (7) any other and further relief as the court deems just, proper and equitable. Plaintiffs filed an amended consolidated complaint on September 9, 2010, which no longer asserts a claim for medical monitoring. As a result of various dismissals of plaintiffs, this case presently consists of approximately 600 plaintiffs. Discovery is ongoing. In February 2011, the court granted our motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ qualified statutory nuisance claims. We will continue to vigorously defend against the plaintiffs’ allegations in the consolidated action.
Luri Matter
On August 17, 2007, a former employee, Ronald Luri, sued Republic Services, Inc., Republic Services of Ohio Hauling LLC, Republic Services of Ohio I LLC, Jim Bowen and Ron Krall in the Cuyahoga County Common Pleas Court in Ohio. Plaintiff alleges that he was unlawfully fired in retaliation for refusing to discharge or demote three employees who were all over 50 years old. On July 3, 2008, a jury verdict was awarded against us in the amount of $46.6 million, including $43.1 million in punitive damages. On September 24, 2008, the Court awarded pre-judgment interest of $0.3 million and attorney fees and litigation costs of $1.1 million. Post-judgment interest accrued at a rate of 8% for 2008 and 5% for 2009, and is accruing at a rate of 4% thereafter. Management anticipates that post-judgment interest could accrue through the middle of 2012 for a total of up to $9.0 million. We appealed to the Court of Appeals, and on May 19, 2011 the court reduced the punitive damages award to $7.0 million. Both sides are now pursuing an appeal to the Ohio Supreme Court. It is reasonably possible that following all appeals a final judgment of liability for compensatory and punitive damages may be assessed against us related to this matter.
Litigation Related to Fuel and Administrative Fees
On November 20, 2009, Klingler’s European Bake Shop & Deli, Inc., filed a complaint against BFI Waste Services, LLC in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County, Alabama, in which plaintiff complains about fuel recovery fees and administrative fees charged. The complaint purports to be filed on behalf of a class of similarly situated plaintiffs in Alabama. This complaint asserts various legal and equitable theories of recovery and alleges in essence that the fees were not properly disclosed, were unfair, and were contrary to contract. Class-certification-related discovery is underway. Plaintiff’s deadline for moving for class certification is November 10, 2011. Plaintiff has not specified the amount of damages sought. Although the range of reasonably possible loss cannot be estimated, we do not believe that this matter will have a material impact on our consolidated financial positions, results of operations or cash flows. We will continue to vigorously defend the claims in this lawsuit.
Contracting Matter
We discovered actions of non-compliance by one of our subsidiaries with the subcontracting provisions of certain government contracts in one of our markets. We reported the discovery to, and expect further discussions with, law enforcement authorities and other authorities. Such non-compliance could result in payments by us in the form of restitution, damages, or penalties, or the loss of future business in the affected market or markets. Based on the information currently available to us, including our expectation that our self-disclosure will be viewed favorably by the applicable authorities, we presently believe that the resolution of the matter, while it may have a material impact on our results of operations or cash flows in the period in which it is recognized or paid, will not have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position.

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Congress Development Landfill Matters
Congress Development Co. (CDC) is a general partnership that owns and operates the Congress Landfill. The general partners in CDC are our subsidiary, Allied Waste Transportation, Inc. (Allied Transportation), and an unaffiliated entity, John Sexton Sand & Gravel Corporation (Sexton). Sexton was the operator of the landfill through early 2007, when Allied Transportation took over as the operator. The general partners likely will be jointly and severally liable for the costs associated with the following matters relating to the Congress Landfill.
In August 2010, Congress Development Company agreed with the State of Illinois to have a Final Consent Order (Final Order) entered by the Circuit Court of Illinois, Cook County. Pursuant to the Final Order, we have agreed to continue to implement certain remedial activities at the Congress Landfill. The remediation liability recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $83.7 million, of which $8.0 million is expected to be paid during 2011. The reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $44 million to $144 million.
In a suit originally filed on December 23, 2009 in the Circuit Court of Cook County, Illinois and subsequently amended to add additional plaintiffs, approximately 2,400 plaintiffs sued our subsidiaries Allied Transportation and Allied Waste Industries, Inc., CDC and Sexton. The plaintiffs allege bodily injury, property damage and inability to have normal use and enjoyment of property arising from, among other things, odors and other damages arising from landfill gas leaking, and they base their claims on negligence, trespass, and nuisance. On April 29, 2011, plaintiffs filed a motion for leave to amend their complaint to seek punitive damages. Briefing on that motion is ongoing.
Following the court’s order in our favor striking the plaintiffs’ allegations requesting actual damages in excess of $50 million and punitive damages in excess of $50 million, the amount of damages being sought is unspecified. The court entered an order dismissing Allied Waste Industries, Inc. without prejudice on October 26, 2010. Discovery is ongoing. We intend to vigorously defend against the plaintiffs’ allegations in this action.
Livingston Matter
On October 13, 2009, the Twenty-First Judicial District Court, Parish of Livingston, State of Louisiana, issued its Post Class Certification Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law in a lawsuit alleging nuisance from the activities of the CECOS hazardous waste facility located in Livingston Parish, Louisiana. The court granted class certification for all those living within a six mile radius of the CECOS site between the years 1977 and 1990. We have filed a notice of appeal with respect to the class certification order and oral argument is scheduled for August, 2011. The parties are working towards resolving the lawsuit through a negotiated settlement. If these efforts are not successful, we intend to continue to defend this lawsuit vigorously.
Multi-Employer Pension Plans
We contribute to 28 multi-employer pension plans under collective bargaining agreements covering union-represented employees. Approximately 20% of our total current employees are participants in such multi-employer plans. These plans generally provide retirement benefits to participants based on their service to contributing employers. We do not administer these multi-employer plans. In general, these plans are managed by a board of trustees with the unions appointing certain trustees and other contributing employers of the plan appointing certain members. We generally are not represented on the board of trustees.
Furthermore, under current law regarding multi-employer benefit plans, a plan’s termination, our voluntary withdrawal (which we consider from time to time), or the mass withdrawal of all contributing employers from any under-funded, multi-employer pension plan would require us to make payments to the plan for our proportionate share of the multi-employer plan’s unfunded vested liabilities. In the near future, as to any one or more of these plans, we may voluntarily withdraw from the plan, there may be a mass withdrawal of employees contributing to the plan or the plan may terminate. We could have adjustments to our estimates for these matters in the near term that could have a material effect on our consolidated financial condition, results of operations or cash flows.
Restricted Cash and Marketable Securities
Our restricted cash deposits and marketable securities include, among other things, restricted cash held for capital expenditures under certain debt facilities, restricted cash and marketable securities used to settle claims related to our self insurance programs, and restricted cash and marketable securities pledged to regulatory agencies and governmental entities as financial guarantees of our performance related to our final capping, closure and post-closure obligations at our landfills, as follows (in millions):

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
                 
    June 30,     December 31,  
    2011     2010  
Financing proceeds
  $ 29.2     $ 39.8  
Capping, closure and post-closure obligations
    53.5       61.8  
Self-insurance
    70.5       63.8  
Other
    6.9       7.4  
 
           
Total restricted cash and marketable securities
  $ 160.1     $ 172.8  
 
           
Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements
We have no off-balance sheet debt or similar obligations, other than operating leases and the financial assurances discussed above, which are not classified as debt. We have no transactions or obligations with related parties that are not disclosed, consolidated into or reflected in our reported financial position or results of operations. We have not guaranteed any third-party debt.
14. CONDENSED CONSOLIDATING FINANCIAL STATEMENTS
We are the primary obligor under certain of the Senior Notes issued by us. Substantially all of our subsidiaries have jointly and severally guaranteed these notes. All of the subsidiary guarantors are 100% wholly owned direct or indirect subsidiaries of the parent, and all guarantees are full, unconditional and joint and several with respect to principal, interest and liquidated damages, if any. As such, we present condensed consolidating balance sheets as of June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, condensed consolidating statements of income for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, and cash flows for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 for each of Republic Services, Inc. (Parent), guarantor subsidiaries and the other non-guarantor subsidiaries with any consolidating adjustments.

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheets
(in millions)
                                         
    June 30, 2011  
                    Non -              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
ASSETS
                                       
Current assets:
                                       
Cash and cash equivalents
  $ 15.6     $ 301.8     $ 3.1     $     $ 320.5  
Accounts receivable, net
          845.0       27.3             872.3  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    70.3       77.5       21.8             169.6  
Deferred tax assets
    106.9             10.3             117.2  
 
                             
Total current assets
    192.8       1,224.3       62.5             1,479.6  
Restricted cash and marketable securities
    29.2       47.4       83.5             160.1  
Property and equipment, net
    50.1       6,283.1       369.5             6,702.7  
Goodwill
          10,640.2                   10,640.2  
Other intangible assets, net
    18.6       420.6                   439.2  
Investment and net advances to affiliate
    15,161.0       32.6       150.5       (15,344.1 )      
Other assets
    111.8       96.0       52.4             260.2  
 
                             
Total assets
  $ 15,563.5     $ 18,744.2     $ 718.4     $ (15,344.1 )   $ 19,682.0  
 
                             
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
                                       
Current liabilities:
                                       
Accounts payable
  $ 157.6     $ 307.3     $ 11.9     $     $ 476.8  
Notes payable and current maturities of long-term debt
    388.6       7.4       1.8             397.8  
Deferred revenue
          301.2       3.7             304.9  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, current portion
          187.9                   187.9  
Accrued interest
    72.7       11.6       0.1             84.4  
Other accrued liabilities
    336.9       229.7       185.6             752.2  
 
                             
Total current liabilities
    955.8       1,045.1       203.1             2,204.0  
Long-term debt, net of current maturities
    5,861.3       1,032.4       14.0             6,907.7  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, net of current portion
          1,163.6       270.2             1,433.8  
Deferred income taxes and other long-term tax liabilities
    984.3             (8.6 )           975.7  
Self-insurance reserves, net of current portion
          83.2       216.4             299.6  
Other long-term liabilities
    97.4       45.3       51.8             194.5  
Commitments and contingencies
                                       
Stockholders’ equity:
                                       
Common stock
    4.0                         4.0  
Other equity
    7,660.7       15,374.6       (30.5 )     (15,344.1 )     7,660.7  
 
                             
Total Republic Services, Inc. stockholders’ equity
    7,664.7       15,374.6       (30.5 )     (15,344.1 )     7,664.7  
Noncontrolling interests
                2.0             2.0  
 
                             
Total stockholders’ equity
    7,664.7       15,374.6       (28.5 )     (15,344.1 )     7,666.7  
 
                             
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
  $ 15,563.5     $ 18,744.2     $ 718.4     $ (15,344.1 )   $ 19,682.0  
 
                             

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Condensed Consolidating Balance Sheets
(in millions)
                                         
    December 31, 2010  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
ASSETS
                                       
Current assets:
                                       
Cash and cash equivalents
  $ 14.5     $ 71.1     $ 2.7     $     $ 88.3  
Accounts receivable, net
          800.6       28.3             828.9  
Prepaid expenses and other current assets
    112.0       74.8       20.6             207.4  
Deferred tax assets
    111.2             10.3             121.5  
 
                             
Total current assets
    237.7       946.5       61.9             1,246.1  
Restricted cash and marketable securities
    39.8       47.0       86.0             172.8  
Property and equipment, net
    47.2       6,280.6       370.7             6,698.5  
Goodwill
          10,655.3                   10,655.3  
Other intangible assets, net
    21.8       429.5                   451.3  
Investment and net advances to affiliate
    13,513.9       40.9       149.1       (13,703.9 )      
Other assets
    88.2       94.7       55.0             237.9  
 
                             
Total assets
  $ 13,948.6     $ 18,494.5     $ 722.7     $ (13,703.9 )   $ 19,461.9  
 
                             
LIABILITIES AND STOCKHOLDERS’ EQUITY
                                       
Current liabilities:
                                       
Accounts payable
  $ 89.7     $ 500.2     $ 16.6     $     $ 606.5  
Notes payable and current maturities of long-term debt
    392.2       484.5       1.8             878.5  
Deferred revenue
          291.6       3.5             295.1  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, current portion
          182.0                   182.0  
Accrued interest
    61.4       31.7                   93.1  
Other accrued liabilities
    222.3       200.5       198.5             621.3  
 
                             
Total current liabilities
    765.6       1,690.5       220.4             2,676.5  
Long-term debt, net of current maturities
    4,090.8       1,760.0       14.3             5,865.1  
Accrued landfill and environmental costs, net of current portion
          1,148.1       268.5             1,416.6  
Deferred income taxes and other long-term tax liabilities
    1,053.3             (8.5 )           1,044.8  
Self-insurance reserves, net of current portion
          97.7       206.8             304.5  
Other long-term liabilities
    192.4       58.6       54.5             305.5  
Commitments and contingencies
                                       
Stockholders’ equity:
                                       
Common stock
    4.0                         4.0  
Other equity
    7,842.5       13,739.6       (35.7 )     (13,703.9 )     7,842.5  
 
                             
Total Republic Services, Inc. stockholders’ equity
    7,846.5       13,739.6       (35.7 )     (13,703.9 )     7,846.5  
Noncontrolling interests
                2.4             2.4  
 
                             
Total stockholders’ equity
    7,846.5       13,739.6       (33.3 )     (13,703.9 )     7,848.9  
 
                             
Total liabilities and stockholders’ equity
  $ 13,948.6     $ 18,494.5     $ 722.7     $ (13,703.9 )   $ 19,461.9  
 
                             

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Condensed Consolidating Statements of Income
(in millions)
                                         
    Three Months Ended June 30, 2011  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Revenue
  $     $ 2,030.7     $ 74.1     $ (18.2 )   $ 2,086.6  
Expenses:
                                       
Cost of operations
    1.5       1,201.5       53.0       (18.2 )     1,237.8  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion
    5.8       198.1       4.7             208.6  
Accretion
          19.3       0.2             19.5  
Selling, general and administrative
    33.0       163.9       3.2             200.1  
(Gain) loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    (2.0 )     21.4                   19.4  
 
                             
Operating (loss) income
    (38.3 )     426.5       13.0             401.2  
Interest expense
    (69.3 )     (41.9 )     (0.2 )           (111.4 )
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    (1.9 )     (197.6 )                 (199.5 )
Interest income
    (2.6 )     (1.2 )     3.9             0.1  
Other (expense) income, net
    (4.4 )     5.2       0.1             0.9  
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries
    111.4       2.2       0.7       (114.3 )      
Intercompany interest income (expense)
    5.5       (9.0 )     3.5              
 
                             
Income before income taxes
    0.4       184.2       21.0       (114.3 )     91.3  
Provision for income taxes
    (46.1 )     83.4       7.8             45.1  
 
                             
Net income
    46.5       100.8       13.2       (114.3 )     46.2  
Net loss attributable to noncontrolling interests
                0.3             0.3  
 
                             
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 46.5     $ 100.8     $ 13.5     $ (114.3 )   $ 46.5  
 
                             
                                         
    Six Months Ended June 30, 2011  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Revenue
  $     $ 3,946.1     $ 138.9     $ (33.5 )   $ 4,051.5  
Expenses:
                                       
Cost of operations
    3.8       2,325.6       101.6       (33.5 )     2,397.5  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion
    11.2       394.2       9.0             414.4  
Accretion
          38.8       0.4             39.2  
Selling, general and administrative
    72.6       320.6       10.8             404.0  
(Gain) loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    (2.4 )     21.4                   19.0  
 
                             
Operating (loss) income
    (85.2 )     845.5       17.1             777.4  
Interest expense
    (125.7 )     (101.6 )     0.2             (227.1 )
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    (1.9 )     (199.4 )                 (201.3 )
Interest income
    (4.4 )     (2.5 )     7.2             0.3  
Other (expense) income, net
    (7.5 )     7.9       1.6             2.0  
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries
    449.6       5.6       1.5       (456.7 )      
Intercompany interest income (expense)
    (194.0 )     188.1       5.9              
 
                             
Income before income taxes
    30.9       743.6       33.5       (456.7 )     351.3  
Provision for income taxes
    (173.8 )     308.4       12.4             147.0  
 
                             
Net income
    204.7       435.2       21.1       (456.7 )     204.3  
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
                0.4             0.4  
 
                             
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 204.7     $ 435.2     $ 21.5     $ (456.7 )   $ 204.7  
 
                             

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Condensed Consolidating Statements of Income
(in millions)
                                         
    Three Months Ended June 30, 2010  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Revenue
  $     $ 2,009.9     $ 73.9     $ (17.4 )   $ 2,066.4  
Expenses:
                                       
Cost of operations
    2.0       1,176.6       57.1       (17.4 )     1,218.3  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion
    5.3       204.3       4.2             213.8  
Accretion
          4.4       15.8             20.2  
Selling, general and administrative
    44.7       163.4       2.7             210.8  
(Gain) loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    (0.1 )     1.2                   1.1  
Restructuring charges
          1.4                   1.4  
 
                             
Operating (loss) income
    (51.9 )     458.6       (5.9 )           400.8  
Interest expense
    (55.5 )     (75.1 )     0.1             (130.5 )
Interest income
    (1.8 )     (2.8 )     4.7             0.1  
Other (expense) income, net
    (0.1 )     0.2       (0.2 )           (0.1 )
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries
    140.1       4.8       0.7       (145.6 )      
Intercompany interest income (expense)
    143.1       (162.9 )     19.8              
 
                             
Income before income taxes
    173.9       222.8       19.2       (145.6 )     270.3  
Provision for income taxes
    14.2       89.2       7.0             110.4  
 
                             
Net income
    159.7       133.6       12.2       (145.6 )     159.9  
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
          (0.2 )                 (0.2 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 159.7     $ 133.4     $ 12.2     $ (145.6 )   $ 159.7  
 
                             
                                         
    Six Months Ended June 30, 2010  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Revenue
  $     $ 3,912.2     $ 144.8     $ (32.9 )   $ 4,024.1  
Expenses:
                                       
Cost of operations
    3.2       2,279.9       104.9       (32.9 )     2,355.1  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion
    10.3       399.5       7.0             416.8  
Accretion
          8.8       31.6             40.4  
Selling, general and administrative
    97.2       318.0       5.9             421.1  
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
          1.6                   1.6  
Restructuring charges
          7.0                   7.0  
 
                             
Operating (loss) income
    (110.7 )     897.4       (4.6 )           782.1  
Interest expense
    (97.9 )     (167.8 )     0.7             (265.0 )
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    (0.1 )     (132.0 )     (0.2 )           (132.3 )
Interest income
    (2.0 )     (2.7 )     4.8             0.1  
Other (expense) income, net
    1.3       0.4       (0.1 )           1.6  
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries
    191.7       12.7       1.6       (206.0 )      
Intercompany interest income (expense)
    266.4       (306.2 )     39.8              
 
                             
Income before income taxes
    248.7       301.8       42.0       (206.0 )     386.5  
Provision for income taxes
    24.0       121.4       16.0             161.4  
 
                             
Net income
    224.7       180.4       26.0       (206.0 )     225.1  
Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests
          (0.4 )                 (0.4 )
 
                             
Net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc.
  $ 224.7     $ 180.0     $ 26.0     $ (206.0 )   $ 224.7  
 
                             

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NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Condensed Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows
(in millions)
                                         
    Six Months Ended June 30, 2011  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Cash (Used in) Provided by Operating Activities:
                                       
Net income
  $ 204.7     $ 435.2     $ 21.1     $ (456.7 )   $ 204.3  
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries, net of taxes
    (449.6 )     (5.6 )     (1.5 )     456.7        
Other adjustments
    (277.6 )     878.8       (9.9 )           591.3  
 
                             
Cash (Used in) Provided by Operating Activities
    (522.5 )     1,308.4       9.7             795.6  
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash (Used in) Provided by Investing Activities:
                                       
Purchases of property and equipment
          (470.7 )     (11.0 )           (481.7 )
Proceeds from sales of property and equipment
          16.3                   16.3  
Cash used in acquisitions, net of cash acquired
          (28.0 )                 (28.0 )
Cash proceeds from divestitures, net of cash divested
          10.4                   10.4  
Change in restricted cash and marketable securities
    10.6       (0.4 )     2.5             12.7  
Other
          (1.9 )                 (1.9 )
Change in investment and net advances to affiliate
    (817.1 )                 817.1        
 
                             
Cash (Used in) Provided by Investing Activities
    (806.5 )     (474.3 )     (8.5 )     817.1       (472.2 )
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities:
                                       
Proceeds from notes payable and long-term debt
    819.5                         819.5  
Proceeds from issuance of senior notes, net of discount
    1,844.9                         1,844.9  
Payments of notes payable and long-term debt
    (894.5 )     (1,333.0 )     (0.8 )           (2,228.3 )
Premiums paid on extinguishment of debt
          (86.8 )                 (86.8 )
Fees paid to issue and retire senior notes and certain hedging relationships
    (57.9 )     (0.7 )                 (58.6 )
Issuances of common stock
    31.4                         31.4  
Excess income tax benefit from stock option exercises
    2.1                         2.1  
Purchases of common stock for treasury
    (262.9 )                       (262.9 )
Cash dividends paid
    (152.5 )                       (152.5 )
Change in investment and net advances from parent
          817.1             (817.1 )      
 
                             
Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities
    1,330.1       (603.4 )     (0.8 )     (817.1 )     (91.2 )
 
                             
 
                                       
Increase in Cash and Cash Equivalents
    1.1       230.7       0.4             232.2  
Cash and Cash Equivalents at Beginning of Period
    14.5       71.1       2.7             88.3  
 
                             
Cash and Cash Equivalents at End of Period
  $ 15.6     $ 301.8     $ 3.1     $     $ 320.5  
 
                             

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REPUBLIC SERVICES, INC.
NOTES TO UNAUDITED CONSOLIDATED FINANCIAL STATEMENTS — CONTINUED
Condensed Consolidating Statements of Cash Flows
(in millions)
                                         
    Six Months Ended June 30, 2010  
                    Non-              
    Parent     Guarantors     Guarantors     Eliminations     Consolidated  
Cash (Used in) Provided by Operating Activities:
                                       
Net income
  $ 224.7     $ 180.4     $ 26.0     $ (206.0 )   $ 225.1  
Equity in earnings of subsidiaries, net of taxes
    (191.7 )     (12.7 )     (1.6 )     206.0        
Other adjustments
    (67.3 )     357.0       80.0             369.7  
 
                             
Cash (Used in) Provided by Operating Activities
    (34.3 )     524.7       104.4             594.8  
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash (Used in) Provided by Investing Activities:
                                       
Purchases of property and equipment
          (378.1 )     (7.3 )           (385.4 )
Proceeds from sales of property and equipment
          12.6                   12.6  
Cash used in acquisitions, net of cash acquired
          (0.8 )                 (0.8 )
Change in restricted cash and marketable securities
    9.4       8.3       (93.7 )           (76.0 )
Other
          0.1                   0.1  
Change in investment and net advances to affiliate
    (1,315.4 )     (300.0 )     (4.3 )     1,619.7        
 
                             
Cash (Used in) Provided by Investing Activities
    (1,306.0 )     (657.9 )     (105.3 )     1,619.7       (449.5 )
 
                             
 
                                       
Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities:
                                       
Proceeds from notes payable and long-term debt
    1,020.2                         1,020.2  
Proceeds from issuance of senior notes, net of discount
    1,499.4                         1,499.4  
Payments of notes payable and long-term debt
    (1,139.7 )     (1,054.3 )     (300.8 )           (2,494.8 )
Premiums paid on extinguishment of debt
          (30.4 )                 (30.4 )
Fees paid to issue and retire senior notes and certain hedging relationships
    (20.8 )                       (20.8 )
Issuances of common stock
    34.3                         34.3  
Excess income tax benefit from stock option exercises
    1.8                         1.8  
Purchases of common stock for treasury
    (1.4 )                       (1.4 )
Cash dividends paid
    (144.9 )                       (144.9 )
Distributions paid to noncontrolling interest
                (0.7 )           (0.7 )
Change in investment and net advances from parent
          1,319.7       300.0       (1,619.7 )      
 
                             
Cash Provided by (Used in) Financing Activities
    1,248.9       235.0       (1.5 )     (1,619.7 )     (137.3 )
 
                             
 
                                       
(Decrease) Increase in Cash and Cash Equivalents
    (91.4 )     101.8       (2.4 )           8.0  
Cash and Cash Equivalents at Beginning of Period
    101.8       (62.6 )     8.8             48.0  
 
                             
Cash and Cash Equivalents at End of Period
  $ 10.4     $ 39.2     $ 6.4     $     $ 56.0  
 
                             
15. SUBSEQUENT EVENTS
At its regular quarterly meeting held in July 2011, our board of directors approved a 10% increase in our regular quarterly dividend to $0.22 per share. The quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share will be paid on October 17, 2011 to stockholders of record on October 3, 2011.

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ITEM 2. MANAGEMENT’S DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS OF FINANCIAL CONDITION AND RESULTS OF OPERATIONS.
You should read the following discussion in conjunction with the unaudited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto included under Item 1. In addition, you should refer to our audited consolidated financial statements and notes thereto and related Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations appearing in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010.
Overview
We are the second largest provider of services in the domestic non-hazardous solid waste industry, as measured by revenue. We provide non-hazardous solid waste collection services for commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers through 343 collection companies in 39 states and Puerto Rico. We own or operate 197 transfer stations, 193 active solid waste landfills and 72 recycling facilities. We also operate 70 landfill gas and renewable energy projects.
Revenue for the six months ended June 30, 2011 increased to $4,051.5 million compared to $4,024.1 million for the same period in 2010. Core price for the six months ended June 30, 2011 increased 1.0%, fuel surcharges increased 0.9% and commodity revenue increased 1.2%. Offsetting this revenue growth of 3.1% were decreases of 1.4% due to the expiration of our San Mateo County contract and our transportation and disposal contract with the City of Toronto effective December 31, 2010, 0.9% from volume declines and 0.1% related to divestitures.
The following table summarizes our revenue, costs and expenses for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):
                                                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Revenue
  $ 2,086.6       100.0 %   $ 2,066.4       100.0 %   $ 4,051.5       100.0 %   $ 4,024.1       100.0 %
Expenses:
                                                               
Cost of operations
    1,237.8       59.3       1,218.3       58.9       2,397.5       59.2       2,355.1       58.5  
Depreciation, amortization and depletion of property and equipment
    189.7       9.1       196.2       9.5       376.8       9.3       381.6       9.5  
Amortization of other intangible assets and other assets
    18.9       0.9       17.6       0.8       37.6       0.8       35.2       0.9  
Accretion
    19.5       1.0       20.2       1.0       39.2       1.0       40.4       1.0  
Selling, general and administrative
    200.1       9.6       210.8       10.2       404.0       10.0       421.1       10.5  
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    19.4       0.9       1.1       0.1       19.0       0.5       1.6        
Restructuring charges
                1.4       0.1                   7.0       0.2  
 
                                               
Operating income
  $ 401.2       19.2 %   $ 400.8       19.4 %   $ 777.4       19.2 %   $ 782.1       19.4 %
 
                                               
Our pre-tax income was $91.3 million and $351.3 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus $270.3 million and $386.5 million for the comparable 2010 periods, respectively. Our net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc. was $46.5 million and $204.7 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, or $0.12 and $0.54 per diluted share, respectively, versus $159.7 million and $224.7 million, or $0.42 and $0.59 per diluted share for the comparable 2010 periods, respectively.
During each of the three and six month periods ended June 30, we recorded a number of charges and other expenses that impacted our pre-tax income, net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc. (Net Income — Republic) and diluted earnings per share. These items primarily consist of the following (in millions, except per share data):

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    Three Months Ended June 30, 2011     Three Months Ended June 30, 2010  
            Net     Diluted             Net     Diluted  
    Pre-tax     Income -     Earnings     Pre-tax     Income -     Earnings  
    Income     Republic     per Share     Income     Republic     per Share  
As reported
  $ 91.3     $ 46.5     $ 0.12     $ 270.3     $ 159.7     $ 0.42  
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    199.5       120.3       0.32                    
Costs to achieve synergies
                      8.5       5.3       0.01  
Restructuring charges
                      1.4       0.8        
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    19.4       18.1       0.05       1.1       0.6        
 
                                   
Adjusted
  $ 310.2     $ 184.9     $ 0.49     $ 281.3     $ 166.4     $ 0.43  
 
                                   
                                                 
    Six Months Ended June 30, 2011     Six Months Ended June 30, 2010  
            Net     Diluted             Net     Diluted  
    Pre-tax     Income -     Earnings     Pre-tax     Income -     Earnings  
    Income     Republic     per Share     Income     Republic     per Share  
As reported
  $ 351.3     $ 204.7     $ 0.54     $ 386.5     $ 224.7     $ 0.59  
Loss on extinguishment of debt
    201.3       121.4       0.32       132.3       83.4       0.22  
Costs to achieve synergies
                      17.5       10.7       0.02  
Restructuring charges
                      7.0       4.3       0.01  
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
    19.0       18.4       0.04       1.6       0.9        
 
                                   
Adjusted
  $ 571.6     $ 344.5     $ 0.90     $ 544.9     $ 324.0     $ 0.84  
 
                                   
We believe that the presentation of adjusted pre-tax income, adjusted net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc. and adjusted diluted earnings per share, which are not measures determined in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles in the United States (U.S. GAAP), provide an understanding of operational activities before the financial impact of certain non-operational items. We use these measures, and believe investors will find them helpful, in understanding the ongoing performance of our operations separate from items that have a disproportionate impact on our results for a particular period. Comparable charges and costs have been incurred in prior periods, and similar types of adjustments can reasonably be expected to be recorded in future periods. Our definition of adjusted pre-tax income, adjusted net income attributable to Republic Services, Inc. and adjusted diluted earnings per share may not be comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other companies.
Loss on Extinguishment of Debt. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, we completed refinancing transactions that resulted in cash paid for premiums and professional fees to repurchase outstanding debt as well as the non-cash write-off of unamortized debt discounts and deferred issuance costs. For more detailed discussion of the components of these costs and the debt series to which they relate, see our “Loss on Extinguishment of Debt” discussion contained in the Results of Operations section of this Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
Costs to achieve synergies. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we incurred $8.5 million and $17.5 million, respectively, of incremental costs to achieve our synergy plan that are recorded in selling, general and administrative expenses. These incremental costs primarily related to a synergy incentive plan as well as other integration costs. We expect to pay amounts earned under the synergy incentive plan during the first quarter of 2012.
Restructuring charges. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we incurred $1.4 million and $7.0 million, respectively, of restructuring and integration charges related to our merger with Allied. These charges consisted of severance and other employee termination and relocation benefits as well as consulting and professional fees. Substantially all of these charges were recorded in our corporate segment. As of June 30, 2011, $0.6 million remains accrued for severance and other employee termination benefits. We expect that the majority of these charges will be paid during 2011.
Loss on Disposition of Assets and Impairments, Net. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, we recorded a loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net of $19.4 million and $19.0 million, respectively. For more detailed discussion of the components of these costs, see our “Loss on Disposition of Assets and Impairments, Net” discussion contained in the Results of Operations section of this Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.

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Recent Developments
At its regular quarterly meeting held in July 2011, our board of directors approved a 10% percent increase in our regular quarterly dividend to $0.22 per share. The quarterly dividend of $0.22 per share will be paid on October 17, 2011 to stockholders of record on October 3, 2011.
Results of Operations
Revenue
We generate revenue primarily from our solid waste collection operations. Our remaining revenue is from other services, including transfer stations, landfill disposal and recycling. Our revenue from collection operations consists of fees we receive from commercial, industrial, municipal and residential customers. Our residential and commercial collection operations in some markets are based on long-term contracts with municipalities. Certain of our municipal contracts have annual price escalation clauses that are tied to changes in an underlying base index such as the consumer price index. We generally provide commercial and industrial collection services to customers under contracts with terms up to three years. Our transfer stations, landfills and, to a lesser extent, our material recovery facilities generate revenue from disposal or tipping fees charged to third parties. In general, we integrate our recycling operations with our collection operations and obtain revenue from the sale of recyclable materials. Other revenue consists primarily of revenue from sales of recyclable materials and revenue from National Accounts. National Accounts revenue included in other revenue represents the portion of revenue generated from nationwide contracts in markets outside our operating areas, and, as such, the associated waste handling services are subcontracted to local operators. Consequently, substantially all of this revenue is offset with related subcontract costs, which are recorded in cost of operations.
The following table reflects our revenue by service line for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):
                                                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Collection:
                                                               
Residential
  $ 537.6       25.7 %   $ 546.2       26.4 %   $ 1,063.3       26.2 %   $ 1,080.9       26.9 %
Commercial
    627.6       30.1       622.7       30.1       1,245.6       30.7       1,244.2       30.9  
Industrial
    390.6       18.7       383.2       18.6       744.2       18.4       731.3       18.2  
Other
    8.0       0.4       7.0       0.4       15.9       0.4       13.8       0.3  
 
                                               
Total collection
    1,563.8       74.9       1,559.1       75.5       3,069.0       75.7       3,070.2       76.3  
 
                                                               
Transfer and disposal
    766.5               791.4               1,440.7               1,483.8          
Less: Intercompany
    (387.2 )             (400.3 )             (732.1 )             (757.8 )        
 
                                                       
Transfer and disposal, net
    379.3       18.2       391.1       18.9       708.6       17.5       726.0       18.0  
 
Sale of recycling materials
    107.8       5.2       77.1       3.7       205.6       5.1       148.8       3.7  
Other non-core
    35.7       1.7       39.1       1.9       68.3       1.7       79.1       2.0  
 
                                               
Other
    143.5       6.9       116.2       5.6       273.9       6.8       227.9       5.7  
 
                                               
 
                                                               
Total revenue
  $ 2,086.6       100.0 %   $ 2,066.4       100.0 %   $ 4,051.5       100.0 %   $ 4,024.1       100.0 %
 
                                               
Approximately 50% of our annual revenue is restricted as to the amount of certain pricing changes. Such restrictions on price increases include but are not limited to the following:
  Price changes based upon fluctuation in a specific index as defined in the contract;
  Fixed price increases based on stated contract terms; or
  Price changes based on cost plus a specific profit margin or other measurement.
Of these restricted pricing arrangements, approximately 70% are based on a consumer price index, 20% are fixed arrangements and the remainder are based upon a cost plus or other specific arrangement. The consumer price index varies from either a single historical stated period of time or an average of trailing historical rates over a stated period of time. In addition, many pricing resets lag between

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the measurement period and the date the revised pricing goes into effect. As a result, current changes in a specific index, such as the consumer price index, may not manifest themselves in our reported pricing for several quarters into the future.
The following table reflects changes in our core revenue for the three and six months ended June 30:
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,   Six Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010   2011   2010
Core price
    1.0 %     1.6 %     1.0 %     1.9 %
Fuel surcharges
    1.1       1.1       0.9       0.7  
Recycling Commodities
    1.3       1.5       1.2       1.7  
 
                               
Total price
    3.4       4.2       3.1       4.3  
 
                               
Volume
    (1.0 )     (3.3 )     (0.9 )     (5.2 )
 
                               
San Mateo and Toronto contract losses
    (1.4 )           (1.4 )      
 
                               
 
                               
Total internal growth
    1.0       0.9       0.8       (0.9 )
 
                               
Acquisitions / divestitures, net
          (0.9 )     (0.1 )     (1.6 )
 
                               
Total
    1.0 %     0.0 %     0.7 %     (2.5 )%
 
                               
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, our total price increased 3.4% and 3.1% primarily due to core price increases, fuel surcharges price increases, and commodity price increases. Our San Mateo County contract and our transportation and disposal contract with the City of Toronto expired effective December 31, 2010, which reduced our internal revenue growth by 1.4%. Our collection and transfer station lines of business continue to experience declines in volume due to the challenging economic environment; however, our landfill line of business experienced positive volume growth primarily due to special waste volumes.
Cost of Operations
Cost of operations includes labor and related benefits, which consists of salaries and wages, health and welfare benefits, incentive compensation and payroll taxes. It also includes transfer and disposal costs representing tipping fees paid to third party disposal facilities and transfer stations; maintenance and repairs relating to our vehicles, equipment and containers, including related labor and benefit costs; transportation and subcontractor costs, which include costs for independent haulers who transport our waste to disposal facilities and costs for local operators who provide waste handling services associated with our National Accounts in markets outside our standard operating areas; fuel, which includes the direct cost of fuel used by our vehicles, net of fuel credits; disposal franchise fees and taxes consisting of landfill taxes, municipal franchise fees, host community fees and royalties; landfill operating costs, which includes landfill accretion, financial assurance, leachate disposal and other landfill maintenance costs; risk management, which includes casualty insurance premiums and claims; cost of goods sold, which includes material costs paid to suppliers associated with recycling commodities; and other, which includes expenses such as facility operating costs, equipment rent and gains or losses on sale of assets used in our operations.
The following table summarizes the major components of our cost of operations for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):

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    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Labor and related benefits
  $ 383.5       18.4 %   $ 383.7       18.6 %   $ 760.7       18.8 %   $ 759.4       18.9 %
Transfer and disposal costs
    167.6       8.0       174.1       8.4       316.3       7.8       329.6       8.2  
Maintenance and repairs
    158.1       7.6       155.0       7.5       305.5       7.5       301.4       7.5  
Transportation and subcontract costs
    113.3       5.4       122.2       5.9       212.0       5.2       235.8       5.9  
Fuel
    136.7       6.6       103.3       5.0       255.0       6.3       198.0       4.9  
Franchise fees and taxes
    100.8       4.8       101.4       4.9       192.5       4.8       195.3       4.9  
Landfill operating costs
    30.9       1.5       36.5       1.8       58.8       1.5       64.7       1.6  
Risk management
    42.1       2.0       44.8       2.2       90.0       2.2       83.1       2.1  
Cost of goods sold
    38.7       1.9       27.7       1.3       72.0       1.8       50.9       1.3  
Other
    66.1       3.1       69.6       3.3       134.7       3.3       136.9       3.2  
 
                                               
Total cost of operations
  $ 1,237.8       59.3 %   $ 1,218.3       58.9 %   $ 2,397.5       59.2 %   $ 2,355.1       58.5 %
 
                                               
The cost categories shown above may change from time to time and may not be comparable to similarly titled categories used by other companies. As such, you should take care when comparing our cost of operations by cost component to that of other companies.
Our cost of operations as a percentage of revenue increased 0.4% and 0.7% for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus the comparable 2010 periods, primarily as a result of the following:
    Average fuel costs per gallon for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 were $4.01 and $3.81, respectively, versus $3.03 and $2.94 for the comparable 2010 periods, an increase of $0.98 and $0.87 or 32.3% and 29.6%, respectively.
 
    Cost of goods sold increased primarily as a result of changes in the market prices of commodities for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 period. Average prices for old corrugated cardboard (OCC) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 were $162.61 per ton and $162.24 per ton, respectively, versus $134.64 per ton and $139.70 per ton for the comparable 2010 periods, an increase of $27.97 per ton and $22.54 per ton or 20.8% and 16.1%, respectively. Average prices of old newspaper (ONP) for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 were $152.09 per ton and $149.55 per ton, respectively versus $111.08 per ton and $107.14 per ton for the comparable 2010 periods, an increase of $41.01 per ton and $42.41 per ton or 36.9% and 39.6%, respectively.
The increases were partially offset by:
    Transfer and disposal costs decreased during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 periods primarily due to the divestiture of a New York transfer station in 2010.
 
    Transportation and subcontract costs decreased during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 periods primarily due to the expiration of our San Mateo County contract and our transportation and disposal contract with the City of Toronto.
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, approximately 66%, respectively, of the total waste volume that we collected was disposed at landfill sites that we own or operate (internalization), versus 67% and 68% for the comparable 2010 periods.
Depreciation, Amortization and Depletion of Property and Equipment
The following table summarizes depreciation, amortization and depletion of property and equipment for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):

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    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Depreciation and amortization of property and equipment
  $ 128.5       6.2 %   $ 126.9       6.1 %   $ 256.0       6.3 %   $ 255.9       6.4 %
Landfill depletion and amortization
    61.2       2.9       69.3       3.4       120.8       3.0       125.7       3.1  
 
                                               
Depreciation, amortization and depletion expense
  $ 189.7       9.1 %   $ 196.2       9.5 %   $ 376.8       9.3 %   $ 381.6       9.5 %
 
                                               
Depreciation, amortization and depletion expenses for property and equipment were $189.7 million and $376.8 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 9.1% and 9.3% for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus $196.2 million and $381.6 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 9.5% for the comparable 2010 periods. The decrease in landfill depletion and amortization as a percentage of revenue for the three months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 period is due primarily to a favorable adjustment to landfill depletion and amortization expense for asset retirement obligations of $7.4 million.
Amortization of Other Intangible and Other Assets
Expenses for amortization of intangible and other assets were $18.9 million and $37.6 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 0.9% and 0.8% for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus $17.6 million and $35.2 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 0.8% and 0.9% for the comparable 2010 periods. Our other intangible assets primarily relate to customer lists, franchise agreements, municipal contracts and agreements, tradenames and, to a lesser extent, non-compete agreements.
Accretion Expenses
Accretion expenses were $19.5 million and $39.2 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 1.0% for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus $20.2 million and $40.4 million or, as a percentage of revenue, 1.0% for the comparable 2010 periods. The amounts have remained relatively unchanged as our asset retirement obligations remained relatively consistent period over period.
Selling, General and Administrative Expenses
Selling, general and administrative expenses include salaries, health and welfare benefits and incentive compensation for corporate and field general management, field support functions, sales force, accounting and finance, legal, management information systems and clerical and administrative departments. Other expenses include rent and office costs, fees for professional services provided by third parties, marketing, investor and community relations services, directors’ and officers’ insurance, general employee relocation, travel, entertainment and bank charges, but exclude any such amounts recorded as restructuring charges.
The following table summarizes our selling, general and administrative expenses for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):
                                                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Salaries
  $ 130.1       6.2 %   $ 134.3       6.5 %   $ 265.8       6.6 %   $ 268.2       6.7 %
Provision for doubtful accounts
    5.6       0.3       7.8       0.4       6.1       0.2       10.3       0.3  
Costs to achieve synergies
                8.5       0.4                   17.5       0.4  
Other
    64.4       3.1       60.2       2.9       132.1       3.2       125.1       3.1  
 
                                               
Total selling, general and administrative expenses
  $ 200.1       9.6 %   $ 210.8       10.2 %   $ 404.0       10.0 %   $ 421.1       10.5 %
 
                                               
The cost categories shown above may change from time to time and may not be comparable to similarly titled categories used by other companies. As such, you should take care when comparing our selling, general and administrative expenses by cost component to those of other companies.
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we incurred $8.5 million and $17.5 million, respectively, of incremental costs to achieve our synergy plan that are recorded in selling, general and administrative expenses. These incremental costs primarily relate to

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a synergy incentive plan as well as other integration costs. All costs related to the synergy plan have been accrued as of December 31, 2010. We expect to pay amounts earned under the synergy incentive plan during the first quarter of 2012.
Loss on Disposition of Assets and Impairments, Net
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 we recorded a loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net of $19.4 million and $19.0 million, respectively. The components of the loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 are as follows (in millions):
                 
    Three Months Ended     Six Months Ended  
    June 30, 2011     June 30, 2011  
Gain on the disposition of businesses
  $ (17.1 )   $ (17.1 )
Southern Region landfill asset impairment
    28.5       28.5  
Western Region asset impairment
    7.2       7.2  
All other, net
    0.8       0.4  
 
           
Loss on disposition of assets and impairments, net
  $ 19.4     $ 19.0  
 
           
We disposed of businesses in three markets in our Southern Region during the three months ended June 30, 2011, resulting in a gain of $17.1 million. In connection with the disposition of these businesses, we closed a landfill site resulting in an asset impairment charge of $28.5 million for the remaining landfill assets and the acceleration of capping, closure and post-closure costs.
Separately, we recorded asset impairments of $7.2 million for expected losses on the divestiture of certain businesses and goodwill in our Western Region.
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we recorded a net loss of $1.1 million and $1.6 million, respectively, for certain legal expenses and other costs for various divestiture transaction activities.
Restructuring Charges
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we incurred $1.4 million and $7.0 million, respectively, of restructuring and integration charges related to our merger with Allied. These charges consisted of severance and other employee termination and relocation benefits as well as consulting and professional fees. Substantially all of these charges were recorded in our corporate segment. As of June 30, 2011, $0.6 million remains accrued for severance and other employee termination benefits. We expect that the majority of these charges will be paid during 2011. We did not incur any such charges during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011.
Interest Expense
The following table provides the components of interest expense, including accretion of debt discounts and accretion primarily associated with environmental and self-funded risk insurance liabilities assumed in the acquisition of Allied for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Interest expense on debt and capital lease obligations
  $ 94.8     $ 107.4     $ 189.6     $ 214.4  
Accretion of debt discounts
    6.0       12.4       16.1       28.6  
Accretion of remediation and risk reserves
    12.4       12.0       24.5       24.2  
Less: capitalized interest
    (1.8 )     (1.3 )     (3.1 )     (2.2 )
 
                       
Total interest expense
  $ 111.4     $ 130.5     $ 227.1     $ 265.0  
 
                       
The decrease in interest expense and accretion of debt discounts during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 periods is primarily due to refinancing certain of our higher interest rate debt in 2010. Cash paid for interest was $200.9 million and $209.1 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively.

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The debt we assumed from Allied was recorded at fair value as of December 5, 2008. We recorded a discount of $624.3 million that is amortized as interest expense over the applicable terms of the related debt instruments or written-off upon refinancing. The remaining unamortized discounts as of June 30, 2011 on the outstanding debt assumed from Allied are as follows:
                 
            Expected  
            Amortization  
    Remaining     Over the Next  
    Discount     Twelve Months  
$750.0 million 6.875% senior notes due June 2017
  $ 80.9     $ 10.9  
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
    2.1       0.1  
$360.0 million 7.400% debentures due September 2035
    45.2       0.5  
Other, maturing 2014 through 2018
    20.6       2.8  
 
           
Total
  $ 148.8     $ 14.3  
 
           
Loss on Extinguishment of Debt
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, we completed the following financing transactions resulting in cash paid for premiums and professional fees to repurchase debt as well as the non-cash write-off of unamortized debt discounts and deferred issuance costs:
                                     
                Cash Paid     Non-cash     Total  
                in Loss on     Loss on     Loss on  
        Principal     Extinguishment     Extinguishment     Extinguishment  
    Quarter   Repaid     of Debt     of Debt     of Debt  
2011:
                                   
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  First   $ 5.0     $ 1.5     $ 0.3     $ 1.8  
Credit Facilities
  Second                 1.7       1.7  
$600.0 million 7.125% senior notes due May 2016
  Second     600.0       21.4       61.3       82.7  
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  Second     59.2       22.7       3.5       26.2  
$360.0 million 7.400% debentures due September 2035
  Second     182.7       41.9       46.7       88.6  
Ineffective portion of interest rate lock settlements
  Second           0.3             0.3  
 
                             
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2011
              $ 87.8     $ 113.5     $ 201.3  
 
                             
 
                                   
2010:
                                   
Accounts receivable securitization program
  First   $ 300.0     $     $ 0.2     $ 0.2  
$425.0 million 6.125% senior notes due February 2014
  First     425.0       8.7       44.1       52.8  
$600.0 million 7.250% senior notes due March 2015
  First     600.0       21.8       57.5       79.3  
 
                             
 
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2010
              $ 30.5     $ 101.8     $ 132.3  
 
                             
See also our “Financial Condition” section of this Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
Income Taxes
Our provision for income taxes was $45.1 million and $147.0 million for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus $110.4 million and $161.4 million for the comparable 2010 periods. Our effective income tax rate was 49.3% and 41.8% for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, respectively, versus 40.9% and 41.8% for the comparable 2010 periods. The effective tax rate for the three months ended June 30, 2011 was higher than expected due to the write-off of book goodwill with no corresponding tax basis and the impact of lower pre-tax book earnings as a result of the loss on extinguishment of debt.
In the future we may choose to divest of certain operating assets that have little or no tax basis, thereby resulting in a higher taxable gain than otherwise would be recognized. The higher taxable gain will increase our effective rate in the quarter in which the divestiture is consummated.

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Reportable Segments
Our operations are managed and reviewed through four geographic regions that we designate as our reportable segments. Summarized financial information concerning our reportable segments for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 is shown in the following table (in millions of dollars and as a percentage of revenue):
                                         
                    Gain (Loss) on              
            Depreciation,     Disposition of              
            Amortization,     Assets, Net     Operating        
    Net     Depletion and     and Asset     Income     Operating  
    Revenue     Accretion     Impairment     (Loss)     Margin  
Three Months Ended June 30, 2011:
                                       
Eastern
  $ 537.1     $ 47.6     $ (2.7 )   $ 136.7       25.5 %
Midwestern
    466.8       54.8       (0.1 )     96.4       20.7  
Southern
    514.2       57.2       (11.5 )     110.3       21.5  
Western
    543.9       55.7       (7.0 )     117.9       21.7  
Corporate entities
    24.6       12.8       1.9       (60.1 )      
 
                             
Total
  $ 2,086.6     $ 228.1     $ (19.4 )   $ 401.2       19.2 %
 
                             
 
Three Months Ended June 30, 2010:
                                       
Eastern
  $ 532.2     $ 52.9     $ (0.2 )   $ 122.6       23.0 %
Midwestern
    457.7       54.7       (0.4 )     100.7       22.0  
Southern
    503.1       57.4       (0.4 )     119.7       23.8  
Western
    546.3       56.2       (0.1 )     131.3       24.0  
Corporate entities
    27.1       12.8             (73.5 )      
 
                             
Total
  $ 2,066.4     $ 234.0     $ (1.1 )   $ 400.8       19.4 %
 
                             
                                         
                    Gain (Loss) on              
            Depreciation,     Disposition of              
            Amortization,     Assets, Net     Operating        
    Net     Depletion and     and Asset     Income     Operating  
    Revenue     Accretion     Impairment     (Loss)     Margin  
Six Months Ended June 30, 2011:
                                       
Eastern
  $ 1,038.4     $ 99.0     $ (3.7 )   $ 254.4       24.5 %
Midwestern
    885.7       106.4       (0.6 )     176.8       20.0  
Southern
    1,008.8       112.0       (11.6 )     229.9       22.8  
Western
    1,072.7       111.0       (5.4 )     240.9       22.5  
Corporate entities
    45.9       25.2       2.3       (124.6 )      
 
                             
Total
  $ 4,051.5     $ 453.6     $ (19.0 )   $ 777.4       19.2 %
 
                             
 
Six Months Ended June 30, 2010:
                                       
Eastern
  $ 1,034.3     $ 104.5     $ (0.6 )   $ 250.8       24.2 %
Midwestern
    872.6       106.6       (0.5 )     189.5       21.7  
Southern
    992.7       115.0       (0.4 )     240.3       24.2  
Western
    1,072.1       105.6       (0.1 )     261.9       24.4  
Corporate entities
    52.4       25.5             (160.4 )      
 
                             
Total
  $ 4,024.1     $ 457.2     $ (1.6 )   $ 782.1       19.4 %
 
                             
Corporate entities include legal, tax, treasury, information technology, risk management, human resources, corporate accounts and other typical administrative functions. National Accounts revenue included in corporate entities represents the portion of revenue generated from nationwide contracts in markets outside our operating areas, and, as such, the associated waste handling services are subcontracted to local operators. Consequently, substantially all of this revenue is offset with related subcontract costs, which are recorded in cost of operations.

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Significant changes in the revenue and operating margins of our reportable segments comparing the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 with 2010 are discussed in the following paragraphs. The results of our reportable segments affected by the disposition of certain assets and liabilities in the normal course of business are noted below where significant.
Eastern Region
Revenue for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 benefited from core price growth in all lines of business except residential collection. We experienced volume increases in our residential collection and landfill lines of business.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, operating margins were 25.5% and 24.5%, respectively, versus 23.0% and 24.2% for the comparable 2010 periods. The increase in operating margins is due primarily to a favorable adjustment to landfill depletion and amortization expense for asset retirement obligations of $6.9 million and renegotiation and settlement of certain landfill operating maintenance agreements of $5.2 million. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, margins were favorably impacted by lower disposal, subcontract and transportation costs as a result of a decline in subcontracted volumes. These favorable items were partially offset by higher fuel and risk management costs.
Midwestern Region
Revenue for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 benefited from core price growth in all lines of business and an increase in recycling commodity revenue. These increases were offset by volume declines in all lines of business, except for commercial and industrial collection, in part due to the expiration of the City of Toronto transportation and disposal contract.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, operating margins were 20.7% and 20.0%, respectively, versus 22.0% and 21.7% for the comparable 2010 periods. The decrease in operating margins is due primarily to higher fuel costs and legal settlements, partially offset by lower disposal, subcontract and transportation costs as a result of a decline in subcontracted volumes.
Southern Region
Revenue for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 benefited from core price growth in all collection lines of business, except residential, and an increase in landfill core price growth. These increases were partially offset by volume declines in our commercial and residential collection lines of business.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, operating margins were 21.5% and 22.8%, respectively, versus 23.8% and 24.2% for the comparable 2010 periods. The decrease in operating margins is due primarily to the early closure of a landfill site resulting in an impairment charge of $28.5 million for the write-off of the remaining landfill assets and the acceleration of capping, closure and post-closure costs partially offset by a gain of $17.1 million relating to the disposition of businesses in three markets. Additionally, margins were affected by higher fuel costs, partially offset by lower disposal costs, during both the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the same comparable 2010 periods.
Western Region
Revenue for the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 benefited from core price growth in all lines of business and an increase in recycling commodity revenues. Offsetting these increases were volume declines in all lines of business, primarily due to the expiration of our San Mateo County contract.
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, operating margins were 21.7% and 22.5%, respectively, versus 24.0% and 24.4% for the comparable 2010 periods. The decrease in operating margins is due primarily to a $7.2 million charge related to expected losses from the divestiture of a business and the write-off of goodwill associated with that business. Higher fuel costs during the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and the impact of a $5.7 million first quarter 2010 favorable adjustment to landfill depletion and amortization expense for asset retirement obligations were partially offset by lower labor, benefit and disposal costs due to the expiration of our San Mateo County contract.
Corporate Entities
For the three and six months ended June 30, 2011, operating loss improved $13.4 million and $35.8 million, respectively, versus the comparable 2010 periods. During the three and six months ended June 30, 2010, we incurred $8.5 million and $17.5 million,

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respectively, of incremental costs to achieve our synergy plan and $1.4 million and $7.0 million, respectively, of restructuring and integration charges related to our merger with Allied that are recorded in our corporate segment, as well as accruals for litigation costs. We did not incur these expenses during the comparable 2011 periods.
Landfill and Environmental Matters
Available Airspace
The following table reflects landfill airspace activity for active landfills owned or operated by us for the six months ended June 30, 2011:
                                         
    Balance     Landfills     Permits             Balance  
    as of     Acquired,     Granted,             as of  
    December 31,     Net of     Net of     Airspace     June 30,  
    2010     Divestitures     Closures     Consumed     2011  
Cubic yards (in millions):
                                       
Permitted airspace
    4,595.5       7.9       47.9       (38.9 )     4,612.4  
Probable expansion airspace
    149.1             (8.5 )           140.6  
 
                             
Total cubic yards (in millions)
    4,744.6       7.9       39.4       (38.9 )     4,753.0  
 
                             
 
                                       
Number of sites:
                                       
Permitted airspace
    193       1       (1 )             193  
 
                             
 
Probable expansion airspace
    8             (1 )             7  
 
                             
Changes in engineering estimates typically include modifications to the available disposal capacity of a landfill based on a refinement of the capacity calculations resulting from updated information. Changes in design typically include significant modifications to a landfill’s footprint or vertical slopes.
As of June 30, 2011, we owned or operated 193 active solid waste landfills with total available disposal capacity estimated to be 4.8 billion in-place cubic yards. Total available disposal capacity represents the sum of estimated permitted airspace plus an estimate of probable expansion airspace. These estimates are developed at least annually by engineers utilizing information provided by annual aerial surveys. As of June 30, 2011, total available disposal capacity is estimated to be 4.6 billion in-place cubic yards of permitted airspace plus 0.2 billion in-place cubic yards of probable expansion airspace. Before airspace included in an expansion area is deemed to be probable expansion airspace and, therefore, included in our calculation of total available disposal capacity, it must meet all of our expansion criteria. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, total available airspace increased by 47.3 million cubic yards, net, primarily due to recovery of past permitted airspace at our Countywide landfill of approximately 20 million cubic yards coupled with new expansions, net of closure and acquisitions, net of divestiture, offset by 38.9 million cubic yards of airspace consumed.
As of June 30, 2011, seven of our landfills met all of our criteria for including their probable expansion airspace in our total available disposal capacity. At projected annual volumes, these landfills have an estimated remaining average site life of 48 years, including probable expansion airspace. The average estimated remaining life of all of our landfills is 54 years. We have other expansion opportunities that are not included in our total available airspace because they do not meet all of our criteria to be deemed probable expansion airspace.
Final Capping, Closure and Post-Closure Costs
As of June 30, 2011, accrued final capping, closure and post-closure costs were 1,066.3 million, of which $96.7 million is current and $969.6 million is long-term as reflected in our unaudited consolidated balance sheet in accrued landfill and environmental costs.
Environmental Remediation Liabilities
The following is a discussion of certain of our significant remediation matters:

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Countywide Landfill. In September 2009, Republic Services of Ohio II, LLC entered into Final Findings and Orders with the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency that require us to implement a comprehensive operation and maintenance program to manage the remediation area at the Countywide Recycling and Disposal Facility (Countywide). The remediation liability for Countywide recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $63.9 million, of which $4.6 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $55 million to $76 million.
West Contra Costa County Landfill. In 2006, we were issued an Enforcement Order by the California Department of Toxic Substance Control (DTSC) for the Class 1 Hazardous waste cell at the West Contra Costa County Landfill (West County). Subsequently, we entered into a Consent Agreement with DTSC in 2007 in which we agreed to undertake certain remedial actions. The remediation liability for West County recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $45.7 million, of which $2.4 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $36 million to $62 million.
Sunrise Landfill. In August 2008, Republic Services of Southern Nevada (RSSN), signed a Consent Decree with the EPA, the Bureau of Land Management and Clark County, Nevada related to the Sunrise Landfill. Under the Consent Decree, RSSN has agreed to perform certain remedial actions at the Sunrise Landfill for which RSSN and Clark County were otherwise jointly and severally liable. The remediation liability for Sunrise recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $36.8 million, of which $24.0 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $28 million to $43 million.
Congress Landfill. In August 2010, Congress Development Company agreed with the State of Illinois to have a Final Consent Order (Final Order) entered by the Circuit Court of Illinois, Cook County. Pursuant to the Final Order, we have agreed to continue to implement certain remedial activities at the Congress Landfill. The remediation liability recorded as of June 30, 2011 is $83.7 million, of which $8.0 million is expected to be paid during the next twelve months. We believe the reasonably possible range of loss for remediation costs is $44 million to $144 million.
It is reasonably possible that we will need to adjust the liabilities noted above to reflect the effects of new or additional information, to the extent that such information impacts the costs, timing or duration of the required actions. Future changes in our estimates of the costs, timing or duration of the required actions could have a material adverse effect on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
Investment in Landfills
The following tables reflect changes in our investment in landfills for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and the future expected investment as of June 30, 2011 (in millions):
                                                         
                            Non-cash     Impairments,     Adjustments        
    Balance                     Additions     Transfers     for     Balance  
    as of             Acquisitions     for Asset     and     Asset     as of  
    December 31,     Capital     Net of     Retirement     Other     Retirement     June 30,  
    2010     Additions     Divestitures     Obligations     Adjustments     Obligations     2011  
Non-depletable landfill land
  $ 158.0     $ 0.7     $     $     $ (1.5 )   $     $ 157.2  
Landfill development costs
    4,575.2       1.2       8.7       16.4       37.0       (15.0 )     4,623.5  
Construction-in-progress — landfill
    133.2       106.4       (0.4 )           (74.9 )           164.3  
Accumulated depletion and amortization
    (1,504.6 )     (108.7 )     0.5                   6.7       (1,606.1 )
 
                                         
Net investment in landfill land and development costs
  $ 3,361.8     $ (0.4 )   $ 8.8     $ 16.4     $ (39.4 )   $ (8.3 )   $ 3,338.9  
 
                                         
                         
    Balance              
    as of     Expected     Total  
    June 30,     Future     Expected  
    2011     Investment     Investment  
Non-depletable landfill land
  $ 157.2     $     $ 157.2  
Landfill development costs
    4,623.5       6,325.6       10,949.1  
Construction-in-progress — landfill
    164.3             164.3  
Accumulated depletion and amortization
    (1,606.1 )           (1,606.1 )
 
                 
Net investment in landfill land and development costs
  $ 3,338.9     $ 6,325.6     $ 9,664.5  
 
                 

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The following table reflects our net investment in our landfills, excluding non-depletable land, and our depletion, amortization and accretion expense for the six months ended June 30:
                 
    Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010  
Number of landfills owned or operated
    193       191  
 
           
Net investment, excluding non-depletable land (in millions)
  $ 3,181.7     $ 3,157.8  
Total estimated available disposal capacity (in millions of cubic yards)
    4,753.0       4,640.7  
 
           
Net investment per cubic yard
  $ 0.67     $ 0.68  
 
           
 
               
Landfill depletion and amortization expense (in millions)
  $ 120.8     $ 125.7  
Accretion expense (in millions)
    39.2       40.4  
 
           
 
  $ 160.0     $ 166.1  
 
               
Airspace consumed (in millions of cubic yards)
    38.9       41.6  
 
           
Depletion, amortization and accretion expense per cubic yard of airspace consumed
  $ 4.11     $ 3.99  
 
           
The increase in the investment in our landfills, in aggregate dollars, is primarily due to new expansions and acquisitions.
During the six months ended June 30, 2011, our weighted-average compaction rate was approximately 1,800 pounds per cubic yard based on our three-year historical moving average as compared to 1,700 pounds per cubic yard for the six months ended June 30, 2010. Our compaction rates may improve as a result of the settlement and decomposition of waste.
As of June 30, 2011, we expect to spend an estimated additional $6.3 billion on existing landfills, primarily related to cell construction and environmental structures, over their expected remaining lives. Our total expected investment, excluding non-depletable land, estimated to be $9.5 billion or $2.00 per cubic yard, is used in determining our depletion and amortization expense based on airspace consumed using the units-of-consumption method.
Selected Balance Sheet Accounts
The following tables reflect the activity in our allowance for doubtful accounts, final capping, closure, post-closure and remediation liabilities, and accrued self-insurance during the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 (in millions):
                                 
    Allowance for     Final Capping,                
    Doubtful     Closure and             Self-  
    Accounts     Post-Closure     Remediation     Insurance  
Balance, December 31, 2010
  $ 50.9     $ 1,046.5     $ 552.1     $ 417.2  
Non-cash additions
          16.4              
Acquisition and other adjustments
          14.4              
Asset retirement obligation adjustments
          (15.0 )            
Accretion expense
          39.2       16.5       2.9  
Additions charged to expense
    6.1             3.0       190.8  
Payments or usage
    (9.9 )     (35.2 )     (16.2 )     (190.3 )
 
                       
Balance, June 30, 2011
    47.1       1,066.3       555.4       420.6  
Less: Current portion
    (47.1 )     (96.7 )     (91.2 )     (121.0 )
 
                       
Long-term portion
  $     $ 969.6     $ 464.2     $ 299.6  
 
                       

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    Allowance for     Final Capping,                
    Doubtful     Closure and             Self-  
    Accounts     Post-Closure     Remediation     Insurance  
Balance, December 31, 2009
  $ 55.2     $ 1,074.5     $ 554.1     $ 412.9  
Non-cash additions
          15.6              
Acquisition and other adjustments
          (0.7 )     1.5        
Accretion expense
          (7.6 )            
Additions charged to expense
          40.4       14.5       4.2  
Transfers to assets held for sale
    10.3             2.6       177.5  
Payments or usage
    (13.0 )     (28.0 )     (23.4 )     (173.5 )
 
                       
Balance, June 30, 2010
    52.5       1,094.2       549.3       421.1  
Less: Current portion
    (52.5 )     (123.7 )     (102.2 )     (119.5 )
 
                       
Long-term portion
  $     $ 970.5     $ 447.1     $ 301.6  
 
                       
As of June 30, 2011, accounts receivable were $872.3 million, net of allowance for doubtful accounts of $47.1 million, resulting in days sales outstanding of 38, or 25 days net of deferred revenue. In addition, at June 30, 2011, our accounts receivable in excess of 90 days old totaled $47.4 million, or 5.15% of gross receivables outstanding.
Property and Equipment
The following tables reflect the activity in our property and equipment accounts for the six months ended June 30, 2011 (in millions):
                                                                 
    Gross Property and Equipment  
                                    Non-Cash     Adjustments     Impairments,        
    Balance                             Additions     for     Transfers     Balance  
    as of                     Acquisitions,     for Asset     Asset     and     as of  
    December 31,     Capital             Net of     Retirement     Retirement     Other     June 30,  
    2010     Additions     Retirements     Divestitures     Obligations     Obligations     Adjustments     2011  
Other land
  $ 391.9     $ 0.8     $ (1.5 )   $ 1.4     $     $     $ (5.2 )   $ 387.4  
Non-depletable landfill land
    158.0       0.7                               (1.5 )     157.2  
Landfill development costs
    4,575.2       1.2             8.7       16.4       (15.0 )     37.0       4,623.5  
Vehicles and equipment
    4,142.1       262.3       (69.7 )     0.4                   2.5       4,337.6  
Buildings and improvements
    768.5       4.8       (1.9 )     2.0                   5.7       779.1  
Construction-in-progress — landfill
    133.2       106.4             (0.4 )                 (74.9 )     164.3  
Construction-in-progress — other
    27.2       11.4                               (9.1 )     29.5  
 
                                               
Total
  $ 10,196.1     $ 387.6     $ (73.1 )   $ 12.1     $ 16.4     $ (15.0 )   $ (45.5 )   $ 10,478.6  
 
                                               
                                                 
    Accumulated Depreciation, Amortization and Depletion  
                                    Adjustments        
    Balance     Additions                     for     Balance  
    as of     Charged             Acquisitions,     Asset     as of  
    December 31,     to             Net of     Retirement     June 30,  
    2010     Expense     Retirements     Divestitures     Obligations     2011  
Landfill development costs
  $ (1,504.6 )   $ (108.7 )   $     $ 0.5     $ 6.7     $ (1,606.1 )
Vehicles and equipment
    (1,820.6 )     (240.4 )     62.4       17.2             (1,981.4 )
Buildings and improvements
    (172.4 )     (17.2 )     1.0       0.2             (188.4 )
 
                                   
Total
  $ (3,497.6 )   $ (366.3 )   $ 63.4     $ 17.9     $ 6.7     $ (3,775.9 )
 
                                   
Liquidity and Capital Resources
The major components of changes in cash flows for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 are discussed in the following paragraphs. The following table summarizes our cash flow from operating activities, investing activities and financing activities for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 (in millions):

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    Six Months Ended June 30,
    2011   2010
Net cash provided by operating activities
  $ 795.6     $ 594.8  
Net cash used in investing activities
    (472.2 )     (449.5 )
Net cash used in financing activities
    (91.2 )     (137.3 )
Cash Flows Provided by Operating Activities
The most significant items affecting the comparison of our operating cash flows for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 are summarized below:
Earnings decrease. Our net income decreased by $20.8 million during the six months ended June 30, 2011 versus the comparable 2010 period. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we incurred a loss of $201.3 million for premiums paid to repurchase debt, charges for unamortized debt discounts and professional fees paid to effectuate the repurchase of the senior notes versus $132.3 million incurred during the six months ended June 30, 2010.
Changes in assets and liabilities, net of effects from business acquisitions and divestitures. Changes in assets and liabilities decreased our cash flow from operations by $66.5 million in the six months ended June 30, 2011 versus a decrease of $229.6 million in the comparable 2010 period, primarily as a result of the following:
    During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we received a net income tax refund of $49.8 million primarily due to the December 2010 tax law change for bonus depreciation. During the six months ended June 30, 2010 we paid $110.6 million related to the settlement of certain tax liabilities regarding BFI risk management companies.
 
    Total cash paid for taxes, net of refunds received was $107.4 million and $284.4 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively.
 
    Cash paid for restructuring and synergy related charges was $10.3 million lower during the six months ended June 30, 2011 than the comparable 2010 period.
We use cash flows from operations to fund capital expenditures, acquisitions, dividend payments, share repurchases and debt repayments.
Cash Flows Used in Investing Activities
The most significant items affecting the comparison of our cash flows used in investing activities for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 are summarized below:
Capital expenditures. Capital expenditures during the six months ended June 30, 2011 were $481.7 million, compared with $385.4 million in the comparable 2010 period. During 2011, we expect our capital expenditures to approximate $870 million. However, we expect property and equipment received during 2011 to be approximately $750 million, which excludes $120 million of property and equipment received during 2010 but paid for during 2011.
Cash used in acquisitions. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we acquired various solid waste businesses for which we paid $28.0 million. We had no significant acquisitions during the six month period ended June 30, 2010.
Cash proceeds from divestitures. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we divested of certain assets in our Southern, Western and Eastern Regions for which we received $10.4 million. We had no significant divestitures during the six month period ended June 30, 2010.
Change in restricted cash and marketable securities. Changes in our restricted cash and marketable securities balances, which are related to the issuance of tax-exempt bonds for our capital needs, collateral for certain of our obligations and amounts held in trust as a guarantee of performance, provided $12.7 million to our investing activities during the six months ended June 30, 2011. Changes in our restricted cash and marketable securities balances for the six months ended June 30, 2010 decreased our cash used in investing activities by $76.0 million due to funding of premiums used to settle claims related to our self-insurance programs. Funds received from issuances of tax-exempt bonds are deposited directly into trust accounts by the bonding authority at the time of issuance. As we do not have the ability to use these funds for general operating purposes, they are classified as restricted cash in our consolidated

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balance sheets. Proceeds from bond issuances into restricted trust accounts represent cash used in investing activities in our consolidated statements of cash flows. Reimbursements from the trust for qualifying expenditures are presented as cash provided by investing activities in our consolidated statements of cash flows.
We intend to finance capital expenditures and acquisitions through cash on hand, restricted cash held for capital expenditures, cash flows from operations, our Credit Facilities, and tax-exempt bonds and other financings. We expect to use primarily cash for future business acquisitions.
Cash Flows Used in Financing Activities
The most significant items affecting the comparison of our cash flows used in financing activities for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 are summarized below:
Net debt repayments or borrowings. Proceeds from notes payable and long-term debt and issuance of senior notes net of payments of notes payable and long-term debt were $436.1 million during the six months ended June 30, 2011 versus net proceeds of $24.8 million in the comparable 2010 period. See also our “Financial Condition” section of this Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations.
Premiums and fees paid to issue and retire senior notes. Cash premiums and fees paid in connection with the issuance of our senior notes and tax-exempt financings as well as purchasing and retiring certain indebtedness were $145.4 million during the six months ended June 30, 2011 versus $51.2 million in the comparable 2010 period.
Purchases of common stock for treasury. In November 2010, our board of directors approved a share repurchase program pursuant to which we may repurchase up to $400.0 million of our outstanding shares of common stock. From November 2010 to June 30, 2011, we repurchased 10.1 million shares of our stock for $303.2 million at a weighted average cost per share of $30.08. During the six months ended June 30, 2011, we repurchased 8.6 million shares for $262.1 million at a weighted average cost per share of $30.35.
Cash dividends paid. We initiated a quarterly cash dividend in July 2003. The dividend has been increased from time to time thereafter. In July 2010, the board of directors approved an increase in the quarterly dividend to $0.20 per share. Dividends paid were $152.5 million and $144.9 million for the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010, respectively.
Financial Condition
As of June 30, 2011, we had $320.5 million of cash and cash equivalents, and $160.1 million of restricted cash deposits and restricted marketable securities, including $29.2 million of restricted cash held for capital expenditures under certain debt facilities.
Credit Facilities
In April 2011, we amended and restated our $1.0 billion revolving credit facility due April 2012 (the Amended and Restated Credit Facility) to increase the borrowing capacity to $1.25 billion and to extend the maturity to April 2016. The Amended and Restated Credit Facility includes a feature that will allow us to increase availability, at our option, by an aggregate amount up to $500 million, through increased commitments from existing lenders or the addition of new lenders. At our option, borrowings under the Amended and Restated Credit Facility bear interest at a Base Rate, or a Eurodollar Rate, plus an applicable margin based on our Debt Ratings (all as defined in the agreements).
Contemporaneous with the execution of the Amended and Restated Credit Facility, we entered into Amendment No. 2, to our existing $1.75 billion credit facility (the Existing Credit Facility and, together with the Amended and Restated Credit Facility, the Credit Facilities), to reduce the commitments under the Existing Credit Facility to $1.25 billion and conform certain terms of the Existing Credit Facility with those of the Amended and Restated Credit Facility. Amendment No. 2 does not extend the maturity date under the Existing Credit Facility, which matures in September 2013. Substantially all of our subsidiaries continue to guarantee all obligations under the Existing Credit Facility.
As of December 31, 2010, the interest rate for our borrowings under our Credit Facilities was 1.56%. Our Credit Facilities also are subject to facility fees based on applicable rates defined in the agreements and the aggregate commitments, regardless of usage. Availability under our Credit Facilities can be used for working capital, capital expenditures, letters of credit and other general corporate purposes. We had no borrowings under our Credit Facilities at June 30, 2011. We had $75.0 million of Eurodollar Rate

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borrowings as of December 31, 2010. We had $923.4 million and $1,037.5 million of letters of credit utilizing availability under our Credit Facilities, leaving $1,576.6 million and $1,637.5 million of availability under our Credit Facilities at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010, respectively.
The agreements governing our Credit Facilities require us to comply with certain financial and other covenants. We may pay dividends and repurchase common stock if we are in compliance with these covenants. Compliance with these covenants is a condition for any incremental borrowings under our Credit Facilities and failure to meet these covenants would enable the lenders to require repayment of any outstanding loans (which would adversely affect our liquidity). At June 30, 2011, our EBITDA to interest ratio was 4.86 compared to the 3.00 minimum required by the covenants, and our total debt to EBITDA ratio was 3.19 compared to the 3.50 maximum allowed by the covenants. At June 30, 2011, we were in compliance with the covenants of the Credit Facilities, and we expect to be in compliance throughout 2011.
EBITDA, which is a non-GAAP measure, is calculated as defined in our Credit Facility agreements. In this context, EBITDA is used solely to provide information regarding the extent to which we are in compliance with debt covenants and is not comparable to EBITDA used by other companies or used by us for other purposes.
Senior Notes and Debentures
During the three months ended June 30, 2011, we issued $700.0 million of 3.800% senior notes due 2018 (the 3.800% Notes), $550.0 million of 4.750% senior notes due 2023 (the 4.750% Notes) and $600.0 million of 5.700% senior notes due 2041 (the 5.700% Notes, and together with the 3.800% Notes and the 4.750% Notes, the Notes). The Notes are unsecured and unsubordinated obligations and are guaranteed by each of our subsidiaries that also guarantees the Credit Facilities. These guarantees are general senior unsecured obligations of our subsidiary guarantors. We used the net proceeds from the Notes as follows (i) $621.4 million to fund the redemption of our $600.0 million 7.125% senior notes maturing in 2016; (ii) $81.6 million to purchase $59.2 million of our subsidiary Browning-Ferris Industries, LLC’s 9.250% debentures maturing in 2021; (iii) $221.8 million to purchase $180.7 million of our subsidiary Browning-Ferris Industries, LLC’s 7.400% debentures maturing in 2035; (iv) $619.0 million to repay borrowings under our revolving credit facilities; and (v) the remainder for general corporate purposes.
During the three and six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 we completed refinancing transactions that resulted in cash paid for premiums and professional fees to repurchase outstanding debt as well as the non-cash write-off of unamortized debt discounts and deferred issuance costs:
                                         
                    Cash Paid     Non-cash     Total  
                    in Loss on     Loss on     Loss on  
            Principal     Extinguishment     Extinguishment     Extinguishment  
    Quarter     Repaid     of Debt     of Debt     of Debt  
2011:
                                       
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  First   $ 5.0     $ 1.5     $ 0.3     $ 1.8  
Credit Facilities
  Second                 1.7       1.7  
$600.0 million 7.125% senior notes due May 2016
  Second     600.0       21.4       61.3       82.7  
$99.5 million 9.250% debentures due May 2021
  Second     59.2       22.7       3.5       26.2  
$360.0 million 7.400% debentures due September 2035
  Second     182.7       41.9       46.7       88.6  
Ineffective portion of interest rate lock settlements
  Second           0.3             0.3  
 
                                 
 
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2011
                  $ 87.8     $ 113.5     $ 201.3  
 
                                 
 
                                       
2010:
                                       
Accounts receivable securitization program
  First   $ 300.0     $     $ 0.2     $ 0.2  
$425.0 million 6.125% senior notes due February 2014
  First     425.0       8.7       44.1       52.8  
$600.0 million 7.250% senior notes due March 2015
  First     600.0       21.8       57.5       79.3  
 
                                 
 
Loss on extinguishment of debt for the six months ended June 30, 2010
                  $ 30.5     $ 101.8     $ 132.3  
 
                                 
During the three months ended June 30, 2011, our 6.375% senior notes matured. We used cash on hand and incremental borrowings under our Credit Facilities to repay $216.9 million of principal due on these notes.
During the three months ended March 31, 2011, our 5.750% senior notes matured. We used cash on hand and incremental borrowings under our Credit Facilities to repay $262.9 million of principal due on these notes.

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In March 2010, we issued $850.0 million of 5.00% senior notes due 2020 and $650.0 million of 6.20% senior notes due 2040. We used the net proceeds to retire certain outstanding debt and to reduce amounts outstanding under our Credit Facilities and for general corporate purposes.
Tax-Exempt Financings
At June 30, 2011, we had $1,151.7 million of tax-exempt bonds and other tax-exempt financings outstanding. Borrowings under these bonds and other financings bear interest based on fixed or floating interest rates at prevailing market rates ranging from 0.08% to 8.25% at June 30, 2011 and have maturities ranging from 2012 to 2035. As of June 30, 2011, we had $29.2 million of restricted cash related to proceeds from tax-exempt bonds and other tax-exempt financings. This restricted cash will be used to reimburse capital expenditures under the terms of the agreements.
Approximately two-thirds of our tax-exempt financings are remarketed quarterly, weekly or daily by a remarketing agent to effectively maintain a variable yield. Certain of these variable rate tax-exempt financings are credit enhanced with letters of credit having terms in excess of one year issued by banks with credit ratings of AA or better. The holders of the bonds can put them back to the remarketing agent at the end of each interest period. To date, the remarketing agents have been able to remarket our variable rate unsecured tax-exempt bonds.
Intended Uses of Cash
We intend to use excess cash on hand and cash from operating activities to fund capital expenditures, acquisitions, dividend payments, share repurchases and debt repayments. Debt repayments may include purchases of our outstanding indebtedness in the secondary market or otherwise. We believe that our excess cash, cash from operating activities and our availability to draw from our Credit Facilities provide us with sufficient financial resources to meet our anticipated capital requirements and maturing obligations as they come due.
We may choose to voluntarily retire certain portions of our outstanding debt before their maturity dates using cash from operations or additional borrowings. We also may explore opportunities in capital markets to fund redemptions should market conditions be favorable. Any early extinguishment of debt may result in an impairment charge in the period in which the debt is repurchased and retired. The loss on early extinguishment of debt relates to premiums paid to effectuate the repurchase and the write off of the relative portion of unamortized note discounts and deferred issuance costs.
Credit Rating
We have received investment grade credit ratings. As of June 30, 2011, our senior debt was rated BBB, Baa3, and BBB by Standard & Poor’s Rating Services, Inc., Moody’s Investors Service, Inc. and Fitch, Inc., respectively.
Off-Balance Sheet Arrangements
We have no off-balance sheet debt or similar obligations, other than financial assurance instruments and operating leases that are not classified as debt. We do not guarantee any third-party debt.
Free Cash Flow
We define free cash flow, which is not a measure determined in accordance with U.S. GAAP, as cash provided by operating activities less purchases of property and equipment, plus proceeds from sales of property and equipment as presented in our unaudited consolidated statements of cash flows.
The following table calculates our free cash flow for the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):

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    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Cash provided by operating activities
  $ 361.9     $ 295.7     $ 795.6     $ 594.8  
Purchases of property and equipment
    (184.5 )     (177.0 )     (481.7 )     (385.4 )
Proceeds from sales of property and equipment
    9.4       6.7       16.3       12.6  
 
                       
Free cash flow
  $ 186.8     $ 125.4     $ 330.2     $ 222.0  
 
                       
For a discussion of the changes in the components of free cash flow, you should read our discussion regarding Cash Flows Provided By Operating Activities and Cash Flows Used In Investing Activities contained elsewhere herein.
Purchases of property and equipment as reflected in our consolidated statements of cash flows and as presented in the free cash flow table above represent amounts paid during the period for such expenditures. The following table provides a reconciliation of property and equipment reflected in the unaudited consolidated statements of cash flows to property and equipment received during the three and six months ended June 30 (in millions):
                                 
    Three Months Ended June 30,     Six Months Ended June 30,  
    2011     2010     2011     2010  
Purchases of property and equipment per the unaudited consolidated statements of cash flows
  $ 184.5     $ 177.0     $ 481.7     $ 385.4  
Adjustments for property and equipment received during the prior period but paid for in the following period, net
    34.1       22.6       (94.1 )     (57.5 )
 
                       
Property and equipment received during the period
  $ 218.6     $ 199.6     $ 387.6     $ 327.9  
 
                       
The adjustments noted above do not affect our net change in cash and cash equivalents as reflected in our unaudited consolidated statements of cash flows.
We believe that the presentation of free cash flow provides useful information regarding our recurring cash provided by operating activities after expenditures for property and equipment received, plus proceeds from sales of property and equipment. It also demonstrates our ability to execute our financial strategy, which includes reinvesting in existing capital assets to ensure a high level of customer service, investing in capital assets to facilitate growth in our customer base and services provided, maintaining our investment grade credit rating and minimizing debt, paying cash dividends and repurchasing common stock, and maintaining and improving our market position through business optimization. In addition, free cash flow is a key metric used to determine compensation. The presentation of free cash flow has material limitations. Free cash flow does not represent our cash flow available for discretionary expenditures because it excludes certain expenditures that are required or that we have committed to such as debt service requirements and dividend payments. Our definition of free cash flow may not be comparable to similarly titled measures presented by other companies.
Seasonality and Severe Weather
Our operations can be adversely affected by periods of inclement or severe weather, which could increase the volume of waste collected under our existing contracts (without corresponding compensation), delay the collection and disposal of waste, reduce the volume of waste delivered to our disposal sites, or delay the construction or expansion of our landfill sites and other facilities. Our operations also can be favorably affected by severe weather, which could increase the volume of waste in situations where we are able to charge for our additional services.
Contingencies
For a description of our commitments and contingencies, see Note 6, Landfill and Environmental Costs, Note 8, Income Taxes, and Note 13, Commitments and Contingencies, to our consolidated financial statements included under Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.

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Critical Accounting Judgments and Estimates
We identified and discussed our critical accounting judgments and estimates in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010. Although we believe that our estimates and assumptions are reasonable, they are based upon information available at the time the judgment or estimate is made. Actual results may differ significantly from estimates under different assumptions or conditions.
New Accounting Standards
For a description of the new accounting standards that affect us, see Note 1, Basis of Presentation and Recently Issued Accounting Pronouncements, to our consolidated financial statements included under Item 1 of this Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q.
Disclosure Regarding Forward-Looking Statements
This Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q contains certain forward-looking information about us that is intended to be covered by the safe harbor for “forward-looking statements” provided by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Forward-looking statements are statements that are not historical facts. Words such as “expect,” “will,” “may,” “anticipate,” “plan,” “estimate,” “project,” “intend,” “should,” “can,” “likely,” “could” and similar expressions are intended to identify forward-looking statements. These statements include statements about the expected benefits of the merger and our plans, strategies and prospects. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of performance. These statements are based upon the current beliefs and expectations of our management and are subject to risk and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied or projected by, the forward-looking information and statements. Although we believe that the expectations reflected in the forward-looking statements are reasonable, we cannot assure you that the expectations will prove to be correct. Among the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from the expectations expressed in the forward-looking statements are:
    the impact on us of our substantial indebtedness, including on our ability to obtain financing on acceptable terms to finance our operations and growth strategy and to operate within the limitations imposed by financing arrangements;
 
    general economic and market conditions, including the current global economic and financial market crisis, inflation and changes in commodity pricing, fuel, labor, risk and health insurance and other variable costs that are generally not within our control, and our exposure to credit and counterparty risk;
 
    whether our estimates and assumptions concerning our selected balance sheet accounts, income tax accounts, final capping, closure, post-closure and remediation costs, available airspace, and projected costs and expenses related to our landfills and property and equipment (including our estimates of the fair values of the assets and liabilities acquired in our acquisition of Allied), and labor, fuel rates and economic and inflationary trends, turn out to be correct or appropriate;
 
    competition and demand for services in the solid waste industry;
 
    the fact that price increases to our customers may not be adequate to offset the impact of increased costs, including labor, third-party disposal and fuel, and may cause us to lose volume;
 
    our ability to manage growth and execute our growth strategy;
 
    our compliance with, and future changes in, environmental and flow control regulations and our ability to obtain approvals from regulatory agencies in connection with operating and expanding our landfills;
 
    our ability to retain our investment grade ratings for our debt;
 
    our dependence on key personnel;
 
    our dependence on large, long-term collection, transfer and disposal contracts;
 
    our business is capital intensive and may consume cash in excess of cash flow from operations;

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    any exposure to environmental liabilities, to the extent not adequately covered by insurance, could result in substantial expenses;
 
    risks associated with undisclosed liabilities of acquired businesses;
 
    risks associated with pending and future legal proceedings, including litigation, audits or investigations brought by or before any governmental body;
 
    severe weather conditions, which could impair our financial results by causing increased costs, loss of revenue, reduced operational efficiency or disruptions to our operations;
 
    compliance with existing and future legal and regulatory requirements, including limitations or bans on disposal of certain types of wastes or on the transportation of waste, which could limit our ability to conduct or grow our business, increase our costs to operate or require additional capital expenditures;
 
    workforce factors, including potential increases in our costs if we are required to provide additional funding to any multi-employer pension plan to which we contribute and the negative impact on our operations of union organizing campaigns, work stoppages or labor shortages;
 
    the negative effect that trends toward requiring recycling, waste reduction at the source and prohibiting the disposal of certain types of wastes could have on volumes of waste going to landfills;
 
    changes by the Financial Accounting Standards Board or other accounting regulatory bodies to generally accepted accounting principles or policies; and
 
    acts of war, riots or terrorism, including the events taking place in the Middle East and the continuing war on terrorism, as well as actions taken or to be taken by the United States or other governments as a result of further acts or threats of terrorism, and the impact of these acts on economic, financial and social conditions in the United States.
The risks included here are not exhaustive. Refer to “Part I, Item 1A — Risk Factors” in our Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2010 for further discussion regarding our exposure to risks. Additionally, new risk factors emerge from time to time and it is not possible for us to predict all such risk factors, or to assess the impact such risk factors might have on our business or the extent to which any factor or combination of factors may cause actual results to differ materially from those contained in any forward-looking statements. You should not place undue reliance on these forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Except to the extent required by applicable law or regulation, we undertake no obligation to update or publish revised forward-looking statements to reflect events or circumstances after the date hereof or to reflect the occurrence of unanticipated events.
ITEM 3. QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE DISCLOSURES ABOUT MARKET RISK.
Fuel Price Risk
Fuel costs represent a significant operating expense. When economically practical, we may enter into new or renew contracts, or engage in other strategies to mitigate market risk. Where appropriate, we have implemented a fuel recovery fee that is designed to recover our fuel costs. While we charge these fees to a majority of our customers, we cannot charge such fees to all customers.
Consequently, an increase in fuel costs results in (1) an increase in our cost of operations, (2) a smaller increase in our revenue (from the fuel recovery fee) and (3) a decrease in our operating margin percentage, because the increase in revenue is more than offset by the increase in cost. Conversely, a decrease in fuel costs results in (1) a decrease in our cost of operations, (2) a smaller decrease in our revenue and (3) an increase in our operating margin percentage.
At our current consumption levels, a one-cent change in the price of diesel fuel changes our fuel costs by $1.4 million on an annual basis, which would be partially offset by a smaller change in the fuel recovery fees charged to our customers. Accordingly, a substantial rise or drop in fuel costs could result in a material impact to our revenue and cost of operations.

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Our operations also require the use of certain petroleum-based products (such as liners at our landfills) whose costs may vary with the price of oil. An increase in the price of petrochemicals could increase the cost of those products, which would increase our operating and capital costs. We are also susceptible to increases in indirect fuel surcharges from our vendors.
Commodities Price Risk
We market recycled products such as cardboard and newspaper from our material recycling facilities. As a result, changes in the market prices of these items will impact our results of operations. Revenue from sales of these products during the six months ended June 30, 2011 and 2010 was $205.6 million and $148.8 million, respectively.
See Note 11, Other Comprehensive Income and Financial Instruments, of the notes to our unaudited consolidated financial statements for further discussion of our fuel and recycling commodity hedges.
Interest Rate Risk
We are subject to interest rate risk on our variable rate long-term debt. From time to time, to reduce the risk from interest rate fluctuations, we have entered into interest rate swap contracts that have been authorized pursuant to our policies and procedures. We do not use financial instruments for trading purposes and are not a party to any leveraged derivatives.
At June 30, 2011, we had $866.5 million of floating rate debt and $210.0 million of floating interest rate swap contracts. If interest rates increased or decreased by 100 basis points, annualized interest expense and cash payments for interest would increase or decrease by approximately $11 million. This analysis does not reflect the effect that interest rates would have on other items, such as new borrowings. See Note 7, Debt, of the notes to our unaudited consolidated financial statements for further information regarding how we manage interest rate risk.
ITEM 4. CONTROLS AND PROCEDURES.
Disclosure Controls and Procedures
We carried out an evaluation, under the supervision and with the participation of our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, of the effectiveness of our disclosure controls and procedures (as defined in Exchange Act Rules 13a-15(e), and 15d-15(e)) as of the end of the period covered by this Form 10-Q. Based upon that evaluation, our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer concluded that our disclosure controls and procedures were effective as of the end of the period covered by this Form 10-Q.
Changes in Internal Control Over Financial Reporting
Based on an evaluation, under the supervision and with the participation of our management, including our Chief Executive Officer and Chief Financial Officer, there has been no change in our internal control over financial reporting during the period covered by this Form 10-Q identified in connection with that evaluation, that has materially affected, or is reasonably likely to materially affect, our internal control over financial reporting.
PART II. OTHER INFORMATION
ITEM 1. LEGAL PROCEEDINGS.
We are subject to extensive and evolving laws and regulations and have implemented our own safeguards to respond to regulatory requirements. In the normal course of conducting our operations, we become involved in legal proceedings. Some of these actions may result in fines, penalties or judgments against us, which may impact earnings and cash flows for a particular period. Although we cannot predict the ultimate outcome of any legal matter with certainty, except as described below or in Note 7 to our unaudited consolidated financial statements, Income Taxes, in the discussion of our outstanding tax dispute with the IRS, we do not believe that the outcome of our pending legal proceedings will have a material adverse impact on our consolidated financial position, results of operations or cash flows.
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customary deductibles, and which, together with self-insured employee health care costs, are discussed in Note 4 to our unaudited consolidated financial statements, Other Liabilities-Self-Insurance Reserves; (ii) tax-related matters, which are discussed in Note 7 to our unaudited consolidated financial statements, Income Taxes; and (iii) environmental remediation liabilities, which are discussed in Note 5 to our unaudited consolidated financial statements, Landfill and Environmental Costs. Please see our unaudited consolidated financial statements included in this Form 10-Q under Item 1 for information about these matters.
We accrue for legal proceedings when losses become probable and reasonably estimable. We have recorded an aggregate accrual of approximately $111 million relating to our outstanding legal proceedings as of June 30, 2011, including those described herein and others not specifically identified herein. As of the end of each applicable reporting period, we review each of our legal proceedings and, where it is probable that a liability has been incurred, we accrue for all probable and reasonably estimable losses. Where we are able to reasonably estimate a range of losses we may incur with respect to such a matter, we record an accrual for the amount within the range that constitutes our best estimate. If we are able to reasonably estimate a range but no amount within the range appears to be a better estimate than any other, we use the amount that is the low end of such range. If we used the high ends of such ranges, our aggregate potential liability would have been approximately $110 million higher than the amount recorded as of June 30, 2011.
General Legal Proceedings
Countywide Matter
In a suit filed on October 8, 2008 in the Tuscarawas County Ohio Court of Common Pleas, approximately 700 individuals and businesses located in the area around Countywide sued Republic Services, Inc. and Republic-Ohio for alleged negligence and nuisance. Republic-Ohio has owned and operated Countywide since February 1, 1999. Waste Management, Inc. and Waste Management Ohio, Inc., previous owners and operators of Countywide, have been named as defendants as well. Plaintiffs allege that due to the acceptance of a specific waste stream and operational issues and conditions, the landfill has generated odors and other unsafe emissions that have impaired the use and value of their property and may have adverse health effects. A second almost identical lawsuit was filed by approximately 82 plaintiffs on October 13, 2009 in the Tuscarawas County Ohio Court of Common Pleas against Republic Services, Inc., Republic-Ohio, Waste Management, Inc., and Waste Management Ohio, Inc. The court has consolidated the two actions. We have assumed both the defense and the liability of the Waste Management entities in the consolidated action. The relief requested on behalf of each plaintiff in the consolidated action is: (1) an award of compensatory damages according to proof in an amount in excess of $25,000 for each of the three counts of the amended complaint; (2) an award of punitive damages in the amount of two times compensatory damages, pursuant to applicable statute, or in such amount as may be awarded at trial for each of the three counts of the amended complaint; (3) costs for medical screening and monitoring of each plaintiff; (4) interest on the damages according to law; (5) costs and disbursements of the lawsuit; (6) reasonable fees for attorneys and expert witnesses; and (7) any other and further relief as the court deems just, proper and equitable. Plaintiffs filed an amended consolidated complaint on September 9, 2010, which no longer asserts a claim for medical monitoring. As a result of various dismissals of plaintiffs, this case presently consists of approximately 600 plaintiffs. Discovery is ongoing. In February 2011, the court granted our motion to dismiss plaintiffs’ qualified statutory public nuisance claims. We will continue to vigorously defend against the plaintiffs’ allegations in the consolidated action.
Luri Matter
On August 17, 2007, a former employee, Ronald Luri, sued Republic Services, In