Over the years, Oracle Corporation’s campus in Burlington, MA, has implemented multiple environmentally friendly options including solar panels, cell phone recycling, aluminum can collection for Boys and Girls Club, and, an organics service that converts food waste to energy at WM’s Centralized Organics Recycling facility. For its newest sustainability initiative, Oracle partnered with WM’s Total […]
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, […]
Mark your calendars! The annual WMPO Sustainability Forum is happening on January 30, 2020. Our annual conference aims to benefit the planet and your business. Since 1971, Waste Management’s mission has been environmental performance. We seek to maximize resource value, while minimizing environmental impact so that our economy, our people, and our environment can thrive. […]
Did you know that Waste Management managed over 15 million tons of material for beneficial use in 2018? That’s enough to fulfill the annual power needs of 1.48 million homes! Check out Waste Management’s 2019 Sustainability Report. This report highlights progress on the company’s 2018 sustainability goals, key performance indicators, recycling, and recent awards.
This year’s “2019 Waste Management Sustainability Forum: Big Ideas. Bold Action. Better World.” took place during the Phoenix Open golf tournament in Scottsdale, Ariz., where three experts shared their take on the biggest global crisis of our time: the ocean plastics pollution. Since the 1950s, over 8 billion metric tons of plastic have been produced, […]