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January 11, 2018

Waste Management Named 2018 Best Company for Women to Work

Women’s Choice Award® Names Waste Management a 2018 Best Companies for Millennials

Houston – Jan. 11, 2018 – Waste Management was recently recognized as a ‘2018 Best Companies for Millennials” by The Women’s Choice Award.

“We are very honored to be recognized by The Women’s Choice Award,” said Jim Fish, president and chief executive officer of Waste Management. “I am truly proud of the hard-working women who help us serve our customers and thrive as a company.”

The Women’s Choice Award for Best Companies to Work For is the only award that reflects the needs and preferences of women based on publicly available data, which aligns with employee and consumer appreciation for corporate transparency. Data was compiled from a variety of publicly available sources and then weighed accordingly for each of the three categories.

Criteria to earn a place on the Women’s Choice Award ‘Best Companies to Work For’ list include items such as but not limited to:

  • Female representation at the workforce, management and board level
  • Work-life balance benefits
  • Paid Time off/ Vacation days
  • Professional development and support opportunities
  • Wellness benefits

Companies also earn bonus points for being listed on the Fortune Best Places to Work, Working Mother Best Companies and/or Ethisphere Most Ethical Companies.

Full list of awarded companies, can be found here.

The full ‘Best Companies to Work For’ methodology can be found here.


Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit or

The Women’s Choice Award identifies the brands, products and services that are most recommended and trusted by women. Additionally, they recognize the best companies to work for, based on a survey of women indicating what’s most important when searching for a job. Awards are based on surveys of thousands of women, as well as research conducted in partnership with the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania. As the leading advocate for female consumers, WomenCertified Inc., home of the Women’s Choice Award, created the first national award based on the ratings and preferences of women. Consumers can visit the official website at to learn more.

Janette Micelli, 602.579.6152