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Creating A Balanced Future

April 11, 2016
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Recycle More? Or…Recycle Better?

Guest Blog by Susan Robinson, Senior Public Affairs Director for Waste Management The other day, two colleagues from the waste and recycling world asked me to help settle a dispute. These two very smart people—one with a Ph.D.—were debating the composition of a plastic microwave tray and how it might be recycled…or not. Should
September 1, 2015
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Fire Safety Prevention for Labor Day

In many neighborhoods, the smell of hot dogs and hamburger patties grilling on barbecue pits will be prevalent on Labor Day (or Labour Day in Canada) as families and friends gather to celebrate. This summertime ritual of backyard barbecues is a great opportunity to spend quality time with loved ones but can pose challenges
August 11, 2015
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Back to School’s “Three R’s”: Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

As nearly 50 million students head back to elementary and secondary school, and an additional 21 million students go back to college, Waste Management encourages parents, students and educators to think about ways to make this school year a lesson in sustainability. Tips for Students and Parents Reduce trash created by disposable bags, sandwich
June 26, 2015
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‘Going Green’ this Fourth of July and Summer Season

As family and friends gather this summer for barbecues, picnics and parties, there will be plenty of memories being made and waste being produced. Each year Americans toss out enough paper and plastic cups, forks and spoons to circle the equator 300 times. WM wants to encourage consumers to keep a few safety and
May 19, 2015
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Ways to Go Green at Work

At home, it’s easy – we separate the trash from the recyclables, place the items curbside (or make the trip to our local recycling facility) and call it a job well done. But what about at the office? How can employees go green at work? Michelle Lee Guiney, Waste Management’s New England and Upstate
March 26, 2015
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Waste Management Completes Acquisition of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc.

HOUSTON — (BUSINESS WIRE) — Mar. 26, 2015 — Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has received all required approvals for and has now closed on the previously announced acquisition of the outstanding stock of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc. (“Deffenbaugh”). “The acquisition of the Deffenbaugh assets aligns perfectly with our stated goal