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September 8, 2016

Greening the Game: Sporting Events as Opportunities for Expanding Sustainability

By Michele Grossman, managing principal for Waste Management Sustainability Services Sporting events bring people together. Whether it’s the World Cup or Wimbledon, the Super Bowl or the Special Olympics, people gather—often traveling great distances—to root for their favorite teams and athletes, witness excellence, and enjoy the camaraderie of being with fellow fans. But any
January 7, 2016

Waste Management Hosts Sixth Annual Executive Sustainability Forum

Waste Management to Gather Hundreds of Key Leaders during the 2016 Waste Management Phoenix Open to Discuss Sustainability and ‘The Circular Economy’  PHOENIX — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jan. 7, 2016 — Waste Management (NYSE: WM) will host hundreds of corporate leaders from global companies, representatives from municipalities across the country, experts, innovators and influencers, on
December 16, 2015

Waste Management Publishes 2015 Sustainability Report

Provides Updates on 2020 Sustainability Goals and Recycling HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Dec. 16, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE:WM) released its 2015 Sustainability Report today, which provides updated data to the company’s full 2014 report titled “Creating a Circular Economy”. The report includes progress on the company’s 2020 Sustainability Goals, Sustainability Key Performance
September 21, 2015

Zero Waste at ‘Greenest Show on Grass’

The 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open (WMPO), the world’s best-attended golf tournament, diverted 100 percent of tournament waste away from landfills for the third straight year. According to the WMPO 2015 Sustainability Report, in addition to achieving zero waste validation, WM improved the tournament’s overall sustainability results amid a record 564,368 attendees. “We continue
August 27, 2015

Sustainability Matters

Waste Management’s Sustainability Services (WMSS) team continually looks for ways to advance the sustainable efforts of companies beyond waste and recycling programs. The WMSS team helps hundreds of businesses across the United States and Canada realize their environmental goals by recommending business practices that reduce waste, save energy and provide a ‘next life’ for
August 18, 2015

Sustainability Lesson at Thirty Thousand Feet in the Air

Business and first-class passengers on select American Airlines flights this summer will get an environmental education along with their extra legroom, courtesy of Waste Management Sustainability Services (WMSS). This August and September, the airline will run a promotional video about WMSS on entertainment devices in business and first-class cabins on its 777 and 757
July 25, 2015

Waste Management Launches Waterloo Compressed Natural Gas Truck Fleet

Company Makes $13 million Investment in Waterloo WATERLOO, Ontario — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jun. 25, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE:WM) celebrated the launch of a new fleet of Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueled trucks with a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at the company’s facility on Conrad Place in Waterloo. The initiative represents an investment of more than $13
May 27, 2015

A Race to Zero Waste at IRONMAN

“With months of training behind them, and a grueling obstacle course in front of them, the hundreds of athletes who came to The Woodlands, Texas, this month to participate in the IRONMAN Triathlon were ready to meet the challenge of a 2.4-mile swim, a 112-mile bicycle ride and a 26.2-mile run. As the official
January 20, 2015

Waste Management Announces Second Annual Sustainability Challenge Winner

RBC Canadian Open Ranks Highest in Overall Sustainability among Participating PGA TOUR Golf Tournaments PHOENIX — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Jan. 20, 2015 — Waste Management (NYSE: WM) announced today that the RBC Canadian Open was named the winner of the second annual Sustainability Challenge, a contest sponsored by Waste Management to encourage all PGA
October 2, 2014

Green building at its finest in Los Angeles

Located among the factories and warehouses of Vernon (right outside of Los Angeles) is the WM Healthcare Solutions Vernon facility, where local hospitals and treatment centers send materials that are generated while caring for patients. Equipped with two sterilization autoclaves and a slew of other equipment, the facility is capable of processing up to