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September 1, 2016
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CEO David Steiner Keynotes at Recycling Conference

David Steiner, CEO of Waste Management, recently gave the keynote address at the 2016 Resource Recycling Conference in New Orleans. The conference, now in its seventh year, brings together industry leaders to discuss the most important policy issues facing materials management today. Read excerpts from his speech below (edited for length), or download the
April 11, 2016
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Recycle More? Or…Recycle Better?

Guest Blog by Susan Robinson, Senior Public Affairs Director for Waste Management The other day, two colleagues from the waste and recycling world asked me to help settle a dispute. These two very smart people—one with a Ph.D.—were debating the composition of a plastic microwave tray and how it might be recycled…or not. Should
March 10, 2014
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Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

That’s Waste Management’s message to our customers, neighbors, and broader community of stakeholders. It’s much more than a simple refrain. Forty years ago, the recycling challenge was about getting people and businesses at the grassroots level to embrace a new way of discarding waste. We started bundling newspapers, sorting out plastics and glass, and