Waste Management Inc.

Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers to North America

HOUSTON -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today a pilot program that will introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its waste collection operations. The pilot program will first rollout in Houston, Texas, followed by pilot projects in San Diego, Calif., Sacramento, Calif., Milwaukee, Wis. and Camden, N.J. One of...

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Services

Online Tool facilitates diversion and recycling tracking.

Diversion and Recycling Tracking tool (DART) helps project planners, contractors, architects, and building owners measure green performance during construction, renovation, and demolition projects. Available across US and Canada, service operates online and is accessible 24/7 to monitor C/D recycling, tabulate total diversion rates, and provide documentation to support LEED® certification....

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Construction Equipment and Supplies

Energy Efficient Compactor contributes to sustainability goals.

SmartEnergy(SM) Compactor comes with remote monitoring service that enables Waste Management, Inc. to optimize servicing, maximize efficiency and value of each collection, as well as eliminate unnecessary pickups. Further reducing electricity usage and carbon footprint, chargebox fullness indicator encourages users to run cycles only when needed. Electronic controls are powered with solar energy,...

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Cleaning Products & Equipment

Waste Management Announces Solution to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

Helps cities and municipalities improve stormwater quality HOUSTON - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with AbTech Industries under which Waste Management will provide SmartSponge® to its customers including municipalities. Under the agreement, Waste Management has become the exclusive waste and environmental services company distributor of...

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Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers to North America

HOUSTON -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today a pilot program that will introduce Rotopress waste collection trailers for the first time in North America to improve the flexibility of its waste collection operations. The pilot program will first rollout in Houston, Texas, followed by pilot projects in San Diego, Calif., Sacramento, Calif., Milwaukee, Wis. and Camden, N.J. One of...

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Services

Online Tool facilitates diversion and recycling tracking.

Diversion and Recycling Tracking tool (DART) helps project planners, contractors, architects, and building owners measure green performance during construction, renovation, and demolition projects. Available across US and Canada, service operates online and is accessible 24/7 to monitor C/D recycling, tabulate total diversion rates, and provide documentation to support LEED® certification....

Read More »
Construction Equipment and Supplies

Energy Efficient Compactor contributes to sustainability goals.

SmartEnergy(SM) Compactor comes with remote monitoring service that enables Waste Management, Inc. to optimize servicing, maximize efficiency and value of each collection, as well as eliminate unnecessary pickups. Further reducing electricity usage and carbon footprint, chargebox fullness indicator encourages users to run cycles only when needed. Electronic controls are powered with solar energy,...

Read More »
Cleaning Products & Equipment

Waste Management Announces Solution to Reduce Stormwater Pollution

Helps cities and municipalities improve stormwater quality HOUSTON - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with AbTech Industries under which Waste Management will provide SmartSponge® to its customers including municipalities. Under the agreement, Waste Management has become the exclusive waste and environmental services company distributor of...

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Company News

Waste Management Celebrates Grand Opening of Philadelphia Material Recovery Facility

Advanced single-stream facility makes recycling easier for area residents and businesses PHILADELPHIA, April 11, 2011 - Waste Management today joined with Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter, local and state officials and WM customers to celebrate the launch of its advanced Philadelphia Material Recovery Facility (MRF), located in Northeast Philadelphia. This innovative, 60,000-square-foot...

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Company News

Waste Management to Develop New Organics Facility

Facility will process food, yard and clean demolition wood waste from South Florida residents and businesses to create organic compost products OKEECHOBEE, Fla., Jan. 19, 2011 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), today announced it is developing a new organics facility in Okeechobee, Florida. The facility will process yard, food and clean wood waste to create value added soil amendments as well...

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Mergers & Acquisitions

Waste Management Announces Expansion of Organics Recycling Services

Acquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America HOUSTON, Sept. 1 - Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced it has acquired a majority equity interest in Garick LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products that will accelerate the expansion of...

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