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November 16, 2020


365 days a year. That’s how committed Waste Management (WM) team members are to improving our planet. From the driver who picks up the recycling to the teammate who prepares the bale to be sent off to be turned into a new product, our team of environmental stewards are always working for a sustainable
October 13, 2020

Waste Management Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report and New Environmental, Social and Governance Resource Hub

Report Provides Updates Toward 2038 Sustainability Goals; Focus on Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions, Technology Innovations and People HOUSTON— Oct. 13, 2020 – Waste Management (NYSE: WM) released its 2020 Sustainability Report today, highlighting progress toward the Company’s 2025 and 2038 sustainability goals, key performance indicators, recycling advancements and recent awards. Waste Management (WM) remains focused on
December 20, 2018

‘Tis the Season to Think Green

The holiday season is in full swing, and accompanied with a whirlwind of activity – from gift buying to wrapping gifts to parties to clean-up – all of which creates extra items for your waste and recycling containers. In fact, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Americans throw away 25 percent more trash
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,