Waste Management has joined with more than 3,780 businesses, investors, governmental agencies, universities and faith groups in committing to climate action in support of the landmark Paris Agreement.
Waste Management, Inc. and Advanced Disposal Services, Inc. announced April 15th that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which a subsidiary of Waste Management will acquire all outstanding shares of Advanced Disposal for $33.15 per share in cash, representing a total enterprise value of $4.9 billion when including approximately $1.9 billion of Advanced Disposal's net debt.
HOUSTON - Dec. 13, 2017- Waste Management has released its 2017 Sustainability Report, which provides updated data to supplement the company's full 2016 report, "Leading Change, Reinvigorating the Spirit of Environmental Stewardship." The report updates progress on the company's 2020 Sustainability Goals, Key Performance Indicators and recent awards received.
Carlsbad, Calif. - December 6, 2017 - Anaergia Inc. has announced an agreement to construct an innovative waste organics facility at Waste Management's Sun Valley site. This project is designed to recover food waste from Los Angeles' municipal solid waste stream.
Waste Management, Inc. has announced that its Board of Directors has appointed James C. (Jim) Fish, Jr. to the position of President, reporting to David Steiner, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Fish retains his existing role as Chief Financial Officer while the Company conducts a search to fill that role.
GFL Environmental Inc. announced May 2 that it has entered into a definitive agreement with Waste Management of Canada Corporation to buy Waste Management's assets in the Provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick and Newfoundland and Labrador. The closing is subject to conditions, including obtaining certain regulatory and contractual consents. GFL and Waste Management will work together to obtain the required consents and expect to close the purchase in due course. GFL has committed to make all of Waste Management's employees in Atlantic Canada part of the GFL team.
Waste Management, Inc. (WM) recently announced the launch of their new SmartEnergy Compactor. Designed to reduce electricity consumption by as much as 70 percent versus traditional compactors, the new machine results in lower operating costs and a lower carbon footprint for customers. Each SmartEnergy compactor comes equipped with WM’s Compactor Monitoring Service (CMS), which enables the company to optimize the servicing of customers’ compactors, eliminating the costs and inconvenience of unnecessary pickups while reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Waste Management adds largest composting facility in the eastern U.S. to its network of organics processing facilities
Waste Management, Inc. (WM) announced in May a strategic investment in the Peninsula Compost Company, LLC (PCC), which owns and operates the Wilmington Organic Recycling Center (WORC). According to WM, WORC is the only fully operational and permitted in-vessel organics processing center in the Delaware, Maryland and Virginia area.