WM collaborated with ExxonMobil to increase recycling, improve waste classification, and enhance container optimization at two plant locations. This resulted in $2 million in cost savings.
Helping assess needs, set sustainability goals, gather data, develop and implement programs, plan and source more sustainable materials, train employees and ensure regulatory compliance.
WM launched a program mitigating excess aluminum oxide significantly reduced Alcoa's environmental footprint and generated nearly $500,000 annually.
After implementing a program to process 600 tons of clean, dry scrap materials yearly, the company realized reduced transportation costs and increased material rebates.
Waste Management works with BASF to support the corporation's sustainability objectives. In 2007 alone, BASF saved $1.19 million in new and recurring costs.
Waste Management implemented a closed-loop recycling option, reverse-logistics, and centralized data collection - all of which have realized historical cost savings.
WMS Sustainability Services staffed 16 on-site team members to provide everyday support in compliant waste management and greening of company operations.
WM partnered with Whole Foods to create a tailored composting program for food waste, composting over 2,660 tons of
food scraps in one year.