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November 28, 2017
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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
January 10, 2017
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A Tournament Like No Other

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is known for many things. It’s the largest attended golf tournament on the PGA TOUR®, welcoming more than 600,000 fans over an entire week (some of whom are pretty wild). For those in attendance, it’s an outstanding course filled with VIP venues, gift shops and places to lay out
January 9, 2017
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Waste Management to Host Seventh Annual Executive Sustainability Forum on Thursday, February 2

Hundreds of Business and Municipal Leaders to Meet during Waste Management Phoenix Open to Discuss Sustainability, Diversion and Recycling Goals Phoenix — January 9, 2017 — Waste Management will host leaders from global companies, representatives from municipalities across the country, experts, innovators and influencers, on Thursday, Feb. 2, at their seventh annual Executive Sustainability
December 14, 2016
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WM Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

As North America’s leading environmental solutions provider and largest residential recycler, Waste Management understands the need to put recycling on its best footing for the future—and we’re leading change to make that happen. “It’s time for recycling to evolve. We’ve started to see progress on this front, and steady progress is what we need—for
September 8, 2016
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Greening the Game: Sporting Events as Opportunities for Expanding Sustainability

By Michele Grossman, managing principal for Waste Management Sustainability Services Sporting events bring people together. Whether it’s the World Cup or Wimbledon, the Super Bowl or the Special Olympics, people gather—often traveling great distances—to root for their favorite teams and athletes, witness excellence, and enjoy the camaraderie of being with fellow fans. But any
January 7, 2016
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Waste Management Hosts Sixth Annual Executive Sustainability Forum

Waste Management to Gather Hundreds of Key Leaders during the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open to Discuss Sustainability and ‘The Circular Economy’  PHOENIX — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jan. 7, 2016 — Waste Management (NYSE: WM) will host hundreds of corporate leaders from global companies, representatives from municipalities across the country, experts, innovators and influencers, on
September 21, 2015
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Zero Waste at ‘Greenest Show on Grass’

The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO), the world’s best-attended golf tournament, diverted 100 percent of tournament waste away from landfills for the third straight year. According to the WMPO 2015 Sustainability Report, in addition to achieving zero waste validation, WM improved the tournament’s overall sustainability results amid a record 564,368 attendees. “We continue
January 7, 2015
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Waste Management Launches ‘Green in 15’ Video Contest in Advance of 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open

Social Media Video Contest Challenges Consumers to Put into Play How They Go Green in 2015 PHOENIX — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jan. 7, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE: WM), the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America, announced today the launch of the “Green in 15” social media video contest in
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
August 8, 2014
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Beyond Sport: Waste Management Phoenix Open a finalist for “Sport for the Environment” Award

The Greenest Show on Grass When it comes to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, there are several numbers we’re all extremely proud of: 6,000 recycling and compost bins on the course Zero trash cans 18 collection trucks, all of which run on clean-burning natural gas 563,008 attendees (a weeklong record) These numbers say a