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April 25, 2016

WM Among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Company recognized for commitment to environment, ethical business practices and corporate citizenship

HOUSTON – April 25, 2016 – Waste Management (NYSE:WM) has again been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility performance.

“The recognition here goes to our 40,000 teammates who take great pride in doing the right thing, safely servicing our customers and making our communities better places in which to live,” said David Steiner, president and chief executive officer, Waste Management. “The work they do makes a big difference and we’re honored to receive this recognition; I only wish the listing had space for all 40,000 of our employees’ names!”

The 100 Best List documents 260 data points of disclosure and performance measures, harvested from publicly available information in seven categories: environment, climate change, employee relations, human rights, governance, finance, and philanthropy and community support. The list evaluates the 1,000 largest U.S. public companies, according to the Russell 1000 Index.

For more information about Waste Management’s company Sustainability Reports, visit wm.com/sustainability.

ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT

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 www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.

 

Media:
Toni Beck, 713.394.5093
tbeck3@wm.com

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