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2017 Men's Final Four Championship Organizers Seek Certification for Social and Environmental Responsibility
As the surviving teams emerge from March Madness and get ready for the 2017 NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championships in Phoenix, Arizona, organizers are preparing to host what they hope will be the most social and environmentally responsible Final Four weekend ever...read more.

IRONMAN Boulder earns Evergreen certification from Council for Responsible Sport
IRONMAN and the Council for Responsible Sport have announced that, in collaboration with Waste Management (NYSE:WM), IRONMAN has earned the highest possible level of certification — Evergreen — ‘recognizing the successful implementation of socially and environmentally responsible practices at the 2016 IRONMAN Boulder triathlon’...read more.

Sustainability Management Association Welcomes Lindsay Scherr to the Board of Directors
SMA has appointed Lindsay Scherr to the Board of Directors, effective immediately. Ms. Scherr will serve as a director. “Lindsay’s experience as a Zero Waste project manager makes her a perfect fit as a director. As the Sustainability Services Associate with Waste Management, Inc, she is providing new opportunities for clients to learn and engage in sustainability management education...read more.

Waste Management Phoenix Open Recognized for Supplier Leadership
Presented to Waste Management for its work to enable the PGA’s Phoenix Open – a weeklong event with more than half a million attendees – to achieve zero-waste. Waste Management’s careful planning and thorough collaboration with the PGA and event vendors ensured all event materials were recyclable, reusable, or compostable, and that they were collected for diversion...read more.

Waste Management Sustainability Services Team Partners with Council for Responsible Sport to Become Primary Certification Evaluators
In a joint press release today, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and the Council for Responsible Sport announced a significant enhancement to the Council's event certification program. Waste Management's Sustainability Services team will become the primary on-the-ground evaluators for events applying for Council certification in 2016...read more.

Waste Management Recognized by CDP and Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices
Waste Management has been recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through CDP, the world's only global environmental disclosure system... read more.

Designing for Sustainability
How did a waste collection company turn around its business model to become an champion - profitably - of recycling and design for sustainability? Waste Management Sustainability Services provides senior level advisory services and sustainable innovation practices to organizations, communities and corporations using.... read more.

Waste Management Launches Customer Training Portal for Healthcare Customers
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that its Sustainability Services division has launched a new web-training portal for healthcare customers to educate their employees on health and safety issues surrounding medical waste. "Knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations is crucial for any safe working environment.... read more.

Waste Management Phoenix Open Recognized for Supplier Leadership
Presented to Waste Management for its work to enable the PGA's Phoenix Open - a weeklong event with more than half a million attendees - to achieve zero waste. Waste Management's careful planning and thorough collaboration with the PGA and event vendors ensured all event materials were recyclable, reusable, or compostable, and that they were collected for diversion...read more.

Waste Management Sustainability Services Team Partners with Council for Responsible Sport to Become Primary Certification Evaluators
In a joint press release today, Waste Management (NYSE:WM) and the Council for Responsible Sport announced a significant enhancement to the Council's event certification program. Waste Management's Sustainability Services team will become the primary on-the-ground evaluators for events applying for Council certification in 2016...read more.

Waste Management Recognized by CDP and Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America Indices 
Waste Management has been recognized as a leader among S&P 500 companies by environmental non-profit CDP for the depth and quality of climate change data it disclosed to investors and the global marketplace through CDP, the world's only global environmental disclosure system. Waste Management's leadership status is announced today in the CDP S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2014... read more.

Designing for Sustainability
How did a waste collection company turn around its business model to become an champion - profitably - of recycling and design for sustainability? Waste Management Sustainability Services provides senior level advisory services and sustainable innovation practices to organizations, communities and corporations using.... read more.

Waste Management Launches Customer Training Portal for Healthcare Customers
Waste Management (NYSE:WM) today announced that its Sustainability Services division has launched a new web-training portal for healthcare customers to educate their employees on health and safety issues surrounding medical waste. "Knowledge of environmental health and safety regulations is crucial for any safe working environment.... read more.

Bridgestone Americas' Wilson Manufacturing Facility Receives First Ever Zero Waste To Landfill Claim Validation from UL Environment
Bridgestone Americas, Inc., (Bridgestone) today announced that its Wilson, NC passenger and light truck tire manufacturing plant has achieved Underwriters Laboratories'(UL) landfill waste diversion claim validation for Zero Waste to Landfill. Zero Waste to Landfill is the highest claim validation UL gives for landfill waste diversion.... read more.

UL delivers landfill waste diversion offering
UL Environment announced today that it has collaborated with a number of organizations to co-promote its landfill waste diversion claim validation and to educate the marketplace on more sustainable methods for waste diversion, globally. UL has developed working relationships with the Green Manufacturer Network, Waste Management.... read more.

New Sustainable Collaborative Focuses on Product and Packaging Innovation
Waste Management, Inc.,(NYSE:WM) and William McDonough, designer, author, and sustainability thought leader, today jointly announced the launch of a sustainable innovation collaborative to help foster and guide future product and packaging design innovation among industry leading companies.... read more.

Waste Management to Help Customers Achieve UL Environment’s Zero Waste Validation
Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced it is helping customers validate their zero waste initiatives by employing an offering by UL Environment. “While there are vague and often conflicting definitions of Zero Waste circulating in the industry, it is a designation many businesses, communities and schools across North America strive to achieve.”.... read more.