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August 8, 2017

Waste Management Opens 100th Natural Gas Fueling Station

Company Celebrates 6,000 Natural Gas Trucks, the Largest Heavy-Duty Fleet of its Kind in North America OKLAHOMA CITY — Aug. 8, 2017 — Waste Management announced today a significant milestone in its natural gas fleet journey, opening its 100th natural gas fueling station. At a ceremony in Oklahoma City, industry representatives, local and state
June 1, 2017

Waste Management Named to CR Magazine’s 100 Best Corporate Citizens List

Commitment to environment, ethical business practices and corporate citizenship recognized HOUSTON – June 1, 2017 – Waste Management has been named to Corporate Responsibility (CR) Magazine’s list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, which ranks public companies based on outstanding corporate responsibility and sustainability performance across the United States.  The rankings are based on
March 13, 2017

Waste Management Named as a 2017 World’s Most Ethical Company by the Ethisphere Institute for the Tenth Time

HOUSTON – March 13, 2017 – Waste Management has again been recognized by the Ethisphere Institute, a global leader in defining and advancing the standards of ethical business practices, as a World’s Most Ethical Company®. This year marks Waste Management’s tenth year to be recognized, underscoring the Company’s ongoing commitment to leading ethical business
December 14, 2016

Waste Management Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report and Launches Companion Interactive Website

Report focuses on greenhouse gas emissions reductions and leading change in the midst of recycling challenges HOUSTON – DEC  14, 2016 – Waste Management released its 2016 Sustainability Report today. Titled “Leading Change”, the report highlights progress toward making recycling sustainable, reducing the Company’s greenhouse gas footprint, keeping employees and communities safe and giving
October 27, 2016

Waste Management Recognized as Climate Change Leader

Company earns place on CDP’s highest performance A List Houston – October 27, 2016 – Waste Management has been recognized as a leader among companies from around the world by environmental not-for-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it discloses to investors and the global marketplace. Waste Management’s leadership status was
August 4, 2016

Local Landfills Provide Renewable Energy

Just outside Omaha, Nebraska, resides Waste Management’s Pheasant Point Landfill, where the company is using everyday waste to produce a form of renewable energy that provides enough electricity to power 4,400 homes. It’s one of more than 130 similar facilities Waste Management has in operation across North America. In total, these operations provide more
June 15, 2016

Prevent, Recover, Recycle: Finding Solutions for Food Waste

By Eric Myers, director of organic recycling for Waste Management Across the globe, one third of the food produced for human consumption goes uneaten. It’s a shocking figure—especially when 870 million people worldwide go hungry every day. Aside from the impacts on people, this level of waste carries with it high financial and environmental
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
August 21, 2015

Waste Management Named to Fortune Magazine’s First Ever “Change the World” List

Company recognized for “doing well by doing good” HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Aug. 21, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE:WM) has been named to Fortune Magazine’s first ever “Change the World” list, which ranks companies that have made a sizable impact on major global social or environmental problems as part of their competitive strategy.
April 30, 2015

Bridgestone Americas Inc. Facility Wins Prestigious Award for Innovative Diversion Efforts

“Excellence is to do a common thing in an uncommon way.” This observation by Booker T. Washington perhaps most accurately exemplifies an achievement by Waste Management Sustainability Services (WMSS) and its customer that continues to earn accolades. A Bridgestone Americas Inc. (Bridgestone) passenger tire manufacturing facility recently was awarded Environmental Leader’s “2015 Top Project