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February 21, 2019
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A Bug’s Life Made Easier

A hotel in California’s Bay Area is getting a lot of buzz. That’s because this particular luxury resort happens to be for insects – and the lucky residents have some creative Waste Management employees to thank for the new digs. Located in San Jose, Calif., the hotel’s construction all began when members of WM’s
December 20, 2018
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‘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 15, 2018
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Free your Recyclables on America Recycles Day

Annually on November 15, organizations and communities from coast to coast celebrate America Recycles Day. At the heart of this special day is a commitment to take care of our planet’s resources for generations to come through recycling. Recyclers have good intentions and Waste Management wants to ensure their efforts are the most effective.
November 2, 2018
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Billy & Teddy’s Excellent Recycling Adventures

With the world facing challenges in the recycling markets, and Waste Management doing its part in The Battle Against Contamination, there is a continuous need to get the message out about what everyone can do to Recycle Often. Recycle Right.SM That’s where Billy & Teddy, whose videos you may have seen across Waste Management’s
August 8, 2018
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A Green Back to School Season

As millions prepare to head back to school, Waste Management is offering parents, students and educators practical tips to make this school year more sustainable by reducing, reusing and recycling right, both in and out of the classroom. Back to school season is the perfect time to incorporate eco-friendly practices into our daily routine
May 24, 2018
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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
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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
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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
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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
June 23, 2015
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Waste Management Recognizes Construction Companies for Reducing Waste

“Fourth Annual Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance in diversion and recycling” HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jun. 23, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE:WM) announced the winners of the 2015 “Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award,” a recognition given to the top waste reduction customers in the construction industry whose various projects achieved