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Public Utilities, Waste Management

Judge Rules Waste Management’s Reno, Nev., Franchise Protected by State Law

January 14, 2019

Via: Waste360

Following a lawsuit from Green Solutions Recycling (GSR), a federal judge in Nevada has found that Waste Management’s commercial franchise agreement is protected by state law and does not constitute price fixing. According to Waste Dive, the judge’s decision found […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Warns of Holiday Thieves

December 28, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management is reminding its customers that as the holiday season comes to an end, people should be careful of what they throw away. The company warns residents that placing boxes that expensive holiday gifts came in can tip off […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Publishes 2018 Sustainability Report

December 20, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management (WM) just released its 2018 Sustainability Report, titled “Change for the Better.” The report highlights progress toward reducing Waste Management’s greenhouse gas footprint, recycling viability, technology utilization and helping employees, customers and communities to be safe, resilient and […]


Miscellaneous, Public Works

College Football Stadiums Tackle Waste

October 29, 2018

Via: Waste360

Fall brings people together. Every Saturday across the nation, millions of people participate in a time-honored American tradition: college football gameday. To reduce waste generated during football games, colleges and universities have started to tackle better waste management practices in […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Ranks High on 2018 DJSI

October 3, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has been listed on the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for North America and the World. This distinction marks a recognition of the company’s corporate sustainability leadership within the industry. “It is quite an honor to be […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management to Pay for Hiring Undocumented Workers

August 31, 2018

Via: Waste360

The U.S. Attorney’s Office in Houston said Wednesday that a Waste Management subsidiary employed at least three managers at a West Texas waste site who actively encouraged the hiring of workers in the country illegally between 2003 and April 2012. […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Begins Organic Recycling Program for Businesses

August 7, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management is set to develop an organic recycling program in Tehachapi, Calif., that focuses solely on businesses and multifamily dwellings. The company has been reaching out to businesses and informing the community about how the new recycling program is […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Omaha, Neb., Fines Waste Management Over Trash, Yard Waste Complaints

July 16, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management, the city of Omaha, Neb.’s trash hauler, is facing $72,454 in penalties for collection complaints and not picking up yard waste and garbage separately. These penalties are in addition to $27,634 in fines that Omaha Mayor Jean Stothert […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

How Waste Management Innovators are Capitalizing on Healthcare Materials

July 12, 2018

Via: Waste360

U.S. hospitals are increasingly under fire to divert the 5.9 million tons of waste they generate each year, but most continues to be landfilled or incinerated, according to nonprofit Practice Greenhealth. One big problem is recyclers are often reluctant to […]


Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Management Unveils $30M RNG Facility in Louisville, Ky.

June 6, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste Management has unveiled its new $30 million renewable natural gas (RNG) technology at its Outer Loop Recycling and Disposal facility in Louisville, Ky. This innovative facility captures methane produced by the landfill and converts it to pipeline quality natural […]