Fish Highlights WM’s 2020 Vision at the 2020 Sustainability Forum

Last year’s Sustainability Forum emphasized contamination. This year it was focused on the consumer demand for post-consumer recycled (PCR) content in products, which ensures that brands/manufacturers are sustainable. This messaging was for all areas of the supply chain – everyone must use and increase the percentage of recycled content in products.  Jim Fish, president and […]

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WM Driver Kudos

All our WM teams strive to provide the best service possible to our customers. Learn about a few of our drivers who recently went above and beyond for the customers on their route.   Ricky Leclair, Rochester NH While servicing a local restaurant in Sanford Maine, Driver Ricky Leclair noticed some money on the ground […]

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Waste Management CEO says Trash Business is a Technology Company

Technology is a top priority for all businesses, including Waste Management. We recently adopted new technology and innovations including applying data analytics, robotic arms to create cleaner RCY streams, testing autonomous trucks at landfills, changing customer-facing technology, and more.  See how the future of technology will impact our business, workforce, and redefine jobs – watch […]

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CORe: Turning Food into Energy

Watch Video CORe® is Waste Management’s organic recycling process that converts food waste into EBS®, an organic slurry product used to generate green energy. With CORe®, we collect commercial food waste from restaurants, schools, food processing plants and grocery stores, screen it to remove contaminants such as plastic, packaging and bones. The waste is then […]

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Special Waste Requires Special Handling & Disposal

Special waste is any solid waste or combination of solid wastes that due to quantity, concentration, physical or chemical characteristics or, biological properties requires special handling and disposal. These items cannot be combined with other trash. There are unique challenges associated with special waste. For customers who generate specialized waste, requiring waste profiling, customized handling, […]

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