Provides Updates Towards Achieving 2038 Sustainability Goals and Recycling
HOUSTON – Oct. 29, 2019 – Waste Management (NYSE: WM) released its 2019 Sustainability Report providing updated data to supplement the company’s full 2018 report titled “Change for the Better.” The report highlights progress on the company’s 2038 sustainability goals, key performance indicators, recycling and recent awards.
“Waste Management prepared its first ‘Environmental Report’ in 1992, well before we used the term ‘sustainability,’ and before we regularly reported on environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles,” said Jim Fish, president and CEO of Waste Management. “Little did we know where this journey would take us. As champions for sustainability, we remain focused on our commitment to our planet and people, driven by our dedicated employees.”
To view the 2019 update and the full 2018 report, visit Waste Management’s online Sustainability Report, http://sustainability.wm.com/.
Waste Management also convenes and hosts an annual thought leadership Sustainability Forum. This year’s event marks the 10th anniversary. Held in conjunction with the Waste Management Phoenix Open in Scottsdale, Arizona, the event takes place on January 30, 2020. For more information, visit https://www.wm.com/us/en/inside-wm/sustainability-forum.
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Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the Company provides collection, transfer, disposal services, and recycling and resource recovery. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The Company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management, www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.
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