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Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Our customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.

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05-07-18

Waste Management Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) has named Waste Management (NYSE: WM) to its 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens list. The roster recognizes the standout environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of public companies across the United States.

“Waste Manageme...

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01-19-11

Waste Management Releases 2010 Sustainability Report

Waste Management's 2010 Sustainability Report is now available online at www.wm.com. Updating information from 2008, t...

 Waste Management Releases First Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb Packaging and Recycling Program Image

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04-28-09

Waste Management Releases First Compact Fluorescent Lightbulb Packaging and Recycling Program

HOUSTON, TX. - April 30, 2009 - Waste Management, Inc. today announced that Earthmate compact fluorescent lightbulbs (CFL) will be offered in recycling packaging provided by Waste Management's WM LampTracker(R) program that doubles as a CFL recycling kit. The CFLs are manufa...

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01-21-09

Waste Management Wins High Profile Blog Award from Mashable.com

HOUSTON, TX. - Jan. 21, 2009 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) today announced that it has been awarded the Blogger's Choice award in the environmental category for Mashable.com's 2nd Annual Open Web Awards. The Open Web Awards are based on nominations and votes from mor...

Waste Management Issues 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report Image

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01-12-09

Waste Management Issues 2008 Corporate Sustainability Report

HOUSTON,TX. - January 12, 2009 "“ Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) today released its 2008 corporate sustainability report, "The Color of Our World," as part of its commitment to report on progress toward achieving sustainable environmental solutions. The report outlines t...

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11-19-08

Waste Management Receives Prestigious Conservation, Education and Outreach Award

BALTIMORE, MD. - November 19, 2008 - David P. Steiner, Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management, received the first prestigious Conservation Education and Outreach -- C.E.O. -- Award on behalf of Waste Management from the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) at the Wild...

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07-07-08

Shanks And Wheelabrator Announce A Cooperation Agreement To Bid

HAMPTON, N.H. - July 7, 2008 - Shanks and Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. today announced the signing of a cooperation agreement to provide a waste to energy (WTE) solution to local authorities in the United Kingdom that have made the decision to procure mass burn WTE facilit...

Waste Management And Linde To Develop The World's Largest Landfill Gas To LNG Facility  Image

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05-01-08

Waste Management And Linde To Develop The World's Largest Landfill Gas To LNG Facility

SAN FRANCISCO, CA "“ May 1, 2008 - Collecting garbage and recyclables in California is about to get a lot cleaner, thanks to a joint venture between Linde North America and Waste Management (WMI: NYSE) that will create the world's largest facility to convert landfill gas int...

Waste Management "Thinking Green" at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort Image

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02-20-08

Waste Management "Thinking Green" at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort

ORLANDO, FL - February 26, 2008 "“ When families explore INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort, they can learn about the advances in waste disposal thanks to a new interactive exhibit that features Waste Management and its "green" approach...

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01-28-08

Waste Management Launches Interactive Educational Web Site

HOUSTON, TX - January 28, 2008 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) today launched thinkgreen.com, an interactive Web site that supports Waste Management's ongoing efforts to educate the public about what happens to its waste. The project is designed to inform people about ...

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