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Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The company also owns, develops, and operates waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Its collection services include picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from generated area to a transfer station, material recovery facility, or disposal site; and recycling operations comprise materials processing, plastics materials recycling, and commodities recycling services. In addition, the company provides recycling brokerage services consisting of managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; electronic recycling services, such as collection, sorting, and disassembling of discarded computers, communications equipment, and other electronic equipment; and sustainability services to businesses and organizations, including in-plant services that provide full-service waste management solutions and consulting services at customers’ facilities. Further, it is involved in the development, operation, and promotion of landfill gas projects; rental portable restroom facilities to municipalities and commercial customers under the Port-o-Let name; and provision of street and parking lot sweeping services. Additionally, Waste Management, Inc. offers medical waste services; portable self-storage services; and fluorescent lamp recycling services, as well as is involved in the acquisition and development of oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

42,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/14
Founded in 1987

waste management inc (WM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $509.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.3K
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $546.8K
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $449.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

waste management inc (WM) Key Developments

Waste Management, Inc. Elects Andre's Gluski as Member of the Board

Effective January 1, 2015, the Board of Directors of Waste Management, Inc. elected Andre's Gluski as a member of the Board. Mr. Gluski's committee memberships have not yet been determined. Mr. Gluski, age 57, is currently president, chief executive officer and a member of the board of directors of The AES Corporation. Mr. Gluski previously served AES as chief operating officer from 2007 until 2011. Mr. Gulski also currently serves on the board of directors of the Council of the Americas and the Edison Electric Institute and is Chairman of AES Gener and AES Brasiliana. He is an appointed member of the President's Export Council.

Waste Management Announces the Redemption of Senior Notes Due in 2015, 2017, and 2019

Waste Management, Inc. announced that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its 6.375% Senior Notes due March 2015, 7.125% Senior Notes due December 2017, and 7.375% Senior Notes due March 2019. The redemption date for the Notes is January 20, 2015. The aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding is $946.8 million. The redemption price for each series of Notes will include a make-whole premium, which will be calculated three business days prior to the redemption date in accordance with the terms of the Notes and related indenture, plus accrued and unpaid interest on the Notes up to, but excluding, the redemption date. Waste Management plans to use cash on hand to fund the redemption of the Notes, pending consideration of potential debt refinancing.

Waste Management Mulls Acquisitions

Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) intends to pursue acquisitions. The company has completed the sale of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners for approximately $1.94 billing. The company intends to use the funds from the sale to drive incremental shareholder value by acquiring assets related to the core business, repurchasing shares and maintaining a strong balance sheet.


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