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November 8, 2018

Waste Management Phoenix Open Receives Highest International Award for Sustainability in Golf

2018 Tournament Retains “GEO Certified®” Accolade SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Nov. 8, 2018 – The 2018 Waste Management Phoenix Open recently received the highest international award for sustainability in golf for its efforts to balance environmental impacts, conserve natural resources and benefit the local community as Scotland-based GEO Foundation (GEO) again named the event as
June 5, 2018

Waste Management Unveils $30 Million Renewable Natural Gas (RNG) Facility in Louisville, Kentucky

RNG fuels a portion of the company’s collection fleet, lowering fuel costs and reducing greenhouse gas emissions LOUISVILLE, Ky. — June 5, 2018 — Waste Management unveiled the latest technology today at its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal Facility, turning waste from the landfill into usable, renewable natural gas (RNG). This innovative facility captures
May 24, 2018

CORe® : Organics Recycling Technology that Turns Food Waste into Energy

“WM’s CORe® process economically recycles food waste and meets an important societal need.” – Eric Myers, director of organic recycling for Waste Management Food waste is a critical global problem. One-third of our food goes uneaten across the globe. This creates a heavy environmental and financial burden. Worldwide, wasted food can add billions of tons
February 28, 2018

Zero Waste Challenge: Home Edition

Since 2013, the Waste Management Phoenix Open has strived to achieve zero waste, meaning everything used throughout the weeklong event (from food and drinks to building materials and signage) is either reused, recycled, composted, donated or used to create energy. You can read more about that here. For us, achieving zero waste at an
January 9, 2018

What is Zero Waste?

Most people probably don’t think too much about the trash they throw away. After all, we’re all so busy with work and family and scrolling through Facebook that it’s easy to overlook the food and packaging and water bottles we go through on any given day. But while most may not think too much
December 12, 2017

Waste Management Publishes 2017 Sustainability Report

Provides Updates on 2020 Sustainability Goals and Recycling HOUSTON – Dec. 13, 2017– Waste Management today released its 2017 Sustainability Report, which provides updated data to supplement the company’s full 2016 report, “Leading Change, Reinvigorating the Spirit of Environmental Stewardship.”  The report updates progress on the company’s 2020 Sustainability Goals, Key Performance Indicators and
November 30, 2017

Waste Management’s Deep Connection to Wildlife Conservation

Recognized as a Corporate Conservation Leader What do cabbage moths and California Red-Legged Frogs have in common with Waste Management? For more than 28 years, Waste Management has partnered with Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC) to promote sustainability, biodiversity and conversation education at the company’s sites. Ranging from pollinator gardens to invasive species monitoring programs,
November 10, 2017

Waste Management’s Springhill Landfill Celebrates 50th Environmental Educational Landfill Tour and Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Re-Certification

CAMPBELLTON, Fla. — Nov. 9, 2017— Waste Management’s Springhill Landfill held its 50th Environmental Educational Landfill Tour today with local students and commemorated the facility’s latest Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Re-Certification. Students from Riverside Elementary, by their academic performance, were selected to participate in the day’s range of activities and were welcomed by local
November 2, 2017

Glass Recycling: Breaking through with Local Solutions

Glass recycling can be a tricky business. Glass is highly abrasive on equipment, it can be difficult to separate cleanly in single-stream and its weight can drive up transportation costs. In some parts of the country, it’s been tough to make the economics of glass recycling work. But a success story is emerging in
September 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Trash, Today’s Electricity

Waste Management and MCE Bring New 3.9 Megawatt Renewable Energy Power Plant Online NOVATO, Calif. – Sept. 20, 2017 – MCE and Waste Management’s Redwood Landfill celebrated the opening of a new landfill gas-to-energy plant that will generate enough renewable electricity to provide service to more than 5,000 MCE customers in Marin and Napa