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November 10, 2017

Waste Management’s Springhill Landfill Celebrates 50th Environmental Educational Landfill Tour and Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Re-Certification

CAMPBELLTON, Fla. — Nov. 9, 2017— Waste Management’s Springhill Landfill held its 50th Environmental Educational Landfill Tour today with local students and commemorated the facility’s latest Wildlife Habitat Council Conservation Re-Certification. Students from Riverside Elementary, by their academic performance, were selected to participate in the day’s range of activities and were welcomed by local
November 2, 2017

Glass Recycling: Breaking through with Local Solutions

Glass recycling can be a tricky business. Glass is highly abrasive on equipment, it can be difficult to separate cleanly in single-stream and its weight can drive up transportation costs. In some parts of the country, it’s been tough to make the economics of glass recycling work. But a success story is emerging in
September 20, 2017

Yesterday’s Trash, Today’s Electricity

Waste Management and MCE Bring New 3.9 Megawatt Renewable Energy Power Plant Online NOVATO, Calif. – Sept. 20, 2017 – MCE and Waste Management’s Redwood Landfill celebrated the opening of a new landfill gas-to-energy plant that will generate enough renewable electricity to provide service to more than 5,000 MCE customers in Marin and Napa
June 20, 2017

Waste Management and GreenBiz’17: The Zero Waste Challenge

By Tom Carpenter,  Director for Waste Management Sustainability Services For occasions big and small, Waste Management Sustainability Services has a proven track record of helping events achieve their sustainability goals, whether that’s zero waste, water conservation, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions management or simply improving waste diversion. You’re probably familiar with some of these events,
April 4, 2017

IRONMAN: WM Helps Win the Sustainability Race

Every year, thousands of athletes around the world participate in an IRONMAN® triathlon: one of the ultimate challenges of human endurance, including a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bicycle ride and 26.2-mile run. For the athletes, the years of sweat and preparation necessary to reach this point is a tremendous feat. The same is true for
January 10, 2017

A Tournament Like No Other

The Waste Management Phoenix Open is known for many things. It’s the largest attended golf tournament on the PGA TOUR®, welcoming more than 600,000 fans over an entire week (some of whom are pretty wild). For those in attendance, it’s an outstanding course filled with VIP venues, gift shops and places to lay out
January 9, 2017

Waste Management to Host Seventh Annual Executive Sustainability Forum on Thursday, February 2

Hundreds of Business and Municipal Leaders to Meet during Waste Management Phoenix Open to Discuss Sustainability, Diversion and Recycling Goals Phoenix — January 9, 2017 — Waste Management will host leaders from global companies, representatives from municipalities across the country, experts, innovators and influencers, on Thursday, Feb. 2, at their seventh annual Executive Sustainability
December 14, 2016

WM Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

As North America’s leading environmental solutions provider and largest residential recycler, Waste Management understands the need to put recycling on its best footing for the future—and we’re leading change to make that happen. “It’s time for recycling to evolve. We’ve started to see progress on this front, and steady progress is what we need—for
November 10, 2016

Supporting Sustainable Sports: Waste Management Partners with the Council for Responsible Sport

Waste Management is pleased to support the Council for Responsible Sport (the Council) and share in their vision of a world where responsibly produced sports events are the norm. Founded in 2007, the Council is a non-profit organization that has been leading the charge to help produce sporting events that support social justice, ecological
October 4, 2016

Waste Management Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices-North America for 2016

Company featured in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 13 times in the past 14 years HOUSTON – October 4, 2016 – Waste Management has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), marking its thirteenth time in fourteen years to be recognized. Companies are selected for the indices based on an assessment