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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
March 13, 2017

Waste Management Named as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Tenth Time

HOUSTON – March 13, 2017 – Waste Management has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a World’s Most Ethical Company®. This year marks Waste Management’s tenth year to be recognized, underscoring the Company’s ongoing commitment to leading ethical business
December 14, 2016

Waste Management Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report and Launches Companion Interactive Website

Report focuses on greenhouse gas emissions reductions and leading change in the midst of recycling challenges HOUSTON – DEC  14, 2016 – Waste Management released its 2016 Sustainability Report today. Titled “Leading Change”, the report highlights progress toward making recycling sustainable, reducing the Company’s greenhouse gas footprint, keeping employees and communities safe and giving
October 27, 2016

Waste Management Recognized as Climate Change Leader

Company earns place on CDP’s highest performance A List Houston – October 27, 2016 – Waste Management 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 status was