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December 16, 2014
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Introducing Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

In an effort to increase recycling and improve the quality of materials through a comprehensive education program, Waste Management has launched a new online portal around its Recycle Often. Recycle Right.℠ campaign, which promotes the basics of recycling by simplifying guidelines and empowering everyone to become Recycling Ambassadors. Accessible at www.RecycleOftenRecycleRight.com, users can access
November 15, 2014
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Waste Management Phoenix Open wins global environmental prize

Golf is one of those sports in which the lower you score, the more competitive you become. The same is true when it comes to your environmental impact – the lower, the better. For two years running at the Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO), we’ve achieved the lowest score possible – zero – in
November 14, 2014
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IRONMAN: Planning for the race and the waste

To be an IRONMAN triathlete is to dream big. To overcome physical and mental obstacles. To meticulously plan for every segment of the race. I’ve lived this experience many times as a competitor in the IRONMAN – a grueling mash-up of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile run. As director
October 29, 2014
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Waste Management Recognized by CDP and Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices

Each year Waste Management reports our corporate sustainability to the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP). Our submission is scored by CDP, and details from their report are used in selection to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Newsweek Green Rankings, and other internationally-recognized sustainability indices. Details from CDP reporting also provide the basis for WM’s own
October 2, 2014
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Green building at its finest in Los Angeles

Located among the factories and warehouses of Vernon (right outside of Los Angeles) is the WM Healthcare Solutions Vernon facility, where local hospitals and treatment centers send materials that are generated while caring for patients. Equipped with two sterilization autoclaves and a slew of other equipment, the facility is capable of processing up to
September 10, 2014
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Dog Show Achieves Zero Waste

For the dog-lover, it was paradise, as many different breeds were on display – English Mastiffs, Bulldogs, Dalmatians, English Setters and more. But what was also on display at the Pacific Kennel Club Dog Show was recycling at its highest level. That means zero waste. The event took place this summer in Surrey, British
September 4, 2014
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Rutgers University: the ‘Environmental Powerhouse’

This week, Waste Management will sponsor a unique learning experience with a leading green educational facility – Rutgers University. Located in historic New Jersey, this storied site of higher learning has done much over the years to earn its title as an environmental powerhouse, from investing in clean energy to making a more efficient
August 27, 2014
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“Green Athletes” unite for different kind of sport

This summer, Waste Management participated at the Green Sports Alliance Summit, which for four years has promoted sustainable best practices among facility managers and marked the victories taking place during our favorite pastimes. Over the course of three days we celebrated venues like CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks, where, during a championship
August 25, 2014
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Winner announced in TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction sweepstakes

At Waste Management, transformation is something we facilitate on a daily basis- whether that’s waste into resources, recyclables into products, or in the case of this summer… trucks into TRANSFORMERS. To celebrate the debut of JUNKHEAP (one of our very own residential front loaders) in TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction, we hosted a sweepstakes earlier
August 15, 2014
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Waste Management hero driver visits the White House

On August 13, Waste Management driver Arnold Harvey, alongside his wife, Theresa, visited the White House to meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. The purpose of their visit? To discuss a nonprofit the Harveys set up called God’s Connection Transition,