Area President - Pacific
US Ecology, A Republic Services Company
Simon Bell is the Area President for US Ecology, A Republic Services Company. He is responsible for the Pacific Area’s operating assets and services. Simon joined Republic Services in May 2022 following Republic’s acquisition of US Ecology.
Simon began his career at US Ecology in 2001 as Environmental Manager at its Grand View, Idaho facility and later served as the Idaho facility’s General Manger prior to being appointed Vice President of Operations in 2005 and Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer in 2014.
Before joining US Ecology, Simon served as Vice President and General Manager of a hazardous waste disposal facility in Colorado. Simon also served in a variety of technical and managerial roles in the mining industry in Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, and South Dakota. He holds a B.S. in Geology from Colorado State University. He started his career as a gold miner working on a dredge in Nome, AK underground mines in Nevada and open pit mines in Idaho and South Dakota.
Disposal of PFAS-Impacted Wastes