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June 19, 2015

Summer Safety around Collection Trucks

Summer break is here, which means more children are outside playing in their neighborhood. Since June is National Safety Month, we want to encourage summer safety around waste and recycling collection trucks. Children are naturally fascinated by waste and recycling trucks, and how they work, but it is important to keep a safe distance
August 25, 2014

Winner announced in TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction sweepstakes

At Waste Management, transformation is something we facilitate on a daily basis- whether that’s waste into resources, recyclables into products, or in the case of this summer… trucks into TRANSFORMERS. To celebrate the debut of JUNKHEAP (one of our very own residential front loaders) in TRANSFORMERS: Age of Extinction, we hosted a sweepstakes earlier
August 15, 2014

Waste Management hero driver visits the White House

On August 13, Waste Management driver Arnold Harvey, alongside his wife, Theresa, visited the White House to meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. The purpose of their visit? To discuss a nonprofit the Harveys set up called God’s Connection Transition,
August 6, 2014

Tackling the Plight of the Pollinators through WHC Programs

Pollinators are a vital part of the world’s ecosystems. In their search for nectar, species such as butterflies, moths, bees, hummingbirds, and (in some regions) bats pick up and transfer pollen between flowers, enabling those plants to reproduce. Unfortunately, the large majority of pollinating species are experiencing drastic population declines, due to factors such
June 11, 2014

Driver featured in Fortune, People Magazine

Meet Arnold Harvey. He’s just your everyday, waste collection driver who for more than 24 years has worked at Waste Management’s Gaithersburg Hauling, servicing the Washington, D.C. area. Arnold was recently recognized on both and in People Magazine for what you might call his hobby: community service. In 2007, after seeing the continuing
May 13, 2014

Transforming Our Services With Mobile Capabilities

So, have you heard the news? On April 26th, we launched the new, improved WM Mobile App! This app will now allow our roll off customers in the United States to order a pickup right from their smart phone. Imagine you are a busy job site foreman or scheduler. You are working on a