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July 17, 2018

Bret Prinz: From World Series to Waste Management

Talent comes to Waste Management from all areas and walks of life. It isn’t too often, however, that one of our great employees gets traded to us from the world of Major League Baseball. Route Manager Bret Prinz has been with WM since 2010. Before that, he played 13 professional baseball seasons, five at
March 21, 2018

Finding the Right Chemistry at Waste Management

Careers begin in many ways. For Reyna Javar, a Waste Management chemist in Arlington, Oregon, it was watching episodes of Bill Nye the Science Guy and his brand of storytelling that sparked her love for what she now does for a living. Reyna remembers watching episode after episode growing up and wanting to run
January 11, 2018

Waste Management Named 2018 Best Company for Women to Work

Women’s Choice Award® Names Waste Management a 2018 Best Companies for Millennials Houston – Jan. 11, 2018 – Waste Management was recently recognized as a ‘2018 Best Companies for Millennials” by The Women’s Choice Award. “We are very honored to be recognized by The Women’s Choice Award,” said Jim Fish, president and chief executive
December 14, 2017

5 Things I Learned at Waste Management as the Intern

By Abigail Mendoza   I spent the spring semester of 2017 applying left and right to internships, trying to build my portfolio and get my name out. I would apply to 1-3 internships a week every week, desperate to leave my subpar hostessing job at your local Houston sushi restaurant. Hostessing paid the bills,
December 4, 2017

Waste Management President and CEO Jim Fish Named ‘Executive of the Year’ by Waste Dive

HOUSTON — Dec. 4, 2017 — Waste Management’s President and Chief Executive Officer Jim Fish was named Executive of the Year today by Waste Dive, a leading industry news publisher. “In just one year as Waste Management CEO, Fish has sent the company down a successful business path that prioritizes sustainability, industry leadership and
November 28, 2017

Leading the Field

2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open First To Achieve New Sustainable Golf Tournament Certification SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nov. 28, 2017 –  The 2017 Waste Management Phoenix Open achieved another first in golf sustainability, becoming the first tournament in the world to attain “GEO Certified® Tournament” status from Scotland-based GEO Foundation (GEO). To become a “GEO
November 1, 2017

Waste Management Recognized as Climate Change Leader for Second Year in a Row

Company earns place on CDP’s highest performance A List HOUSTON – NOV 1, 2017– Waste Management (NYSE: WM) has been recognized as a leader among companies from around the world by environmental not-for-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it discloses to investors and the global marketplace.   Waste Management’s leadership
September 19, 2017

Bigbelly: How High-Tech “Smart” Garbage Cans Are Making Cities Smarter

Who knew garbage cans could be so smart? For years, Waste Management has been an investor in Bigbelly – the world leading smart waste and recycling system. Bigbelly’s solution features a suite of compacting and non-compacting smart trash cans featuring a slew of cool tech. For example, solar panels on the High Capacity stations
August 8, 2017

Waste Management Opens 100th Natural Gas Fueling Station

Company Celebrates 6,000 Natural Gas Trucks, the Largest Heavy-Duty Fleet of its Kind in North America OKLAHOMA CITY — Aug. 8, 2017 — Waste Management announced today a significant milestone in its natural gas fleet journey, opening its 100th natural gas fueling station. At a ceremony in Oklahoma City, industry representatives, local and state
June 1, 2017

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

Commitment to environment, ethical business practices and corporate citizenship recognized HOUSTON – June 1, 2017 – Waste Management has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility and sustainability performance across the United States.  The rankings are based on