Press Room 2010

December 09, 2010Waste Management Phoenix Open earns “Best Of” award at PGA TOUR Tournament Advisory Council Meetings Tournament honored for “Most Engaged Community” in 2010
November 18, 2010Waste Management’s Bagster® Dumpster in a Bag® Named One of America’s Hottest Brands Advertising Age highlights the unique benefits product and service provides homeowners and professional contractors for renovation and clean-up projects
November 16, 2010Linde and Waste Management Receive California Governer's Award for Sustainable Facility2010 Governor’s Environmental and Economic Leadership Award recognizes Altamont landfill gas to liquefied natural gas plant
November 10, 2010Southern Conference and Waste Management Announce Environmental Sponsorship Agreement Waste Management to expand waste diversion and recycling initiatives on Southern Conference campuses and at athletic events
November 09, 2010Yoplait®, Waste Management and City of Denver encourage better recycling, one cup at a timeDenver Residents Can Now Participate With Nation’s Largest Recycler To Collect And Recycle #5 Plastic Yogurt Cups
October 27, 2010Waste Management launches new food and organic recycling technology in orange countyNew Food and Organic Recycling Facility Features Innovative Technology to Transform Orange County Food and Organics into Green End Uses
October 12, 2010New "Into the bin, out of the box" recycling contest encourages Dallas area students to recycleWinning school wins free music downloads and a pep rally with special guests from the Dallas Mavericks
October 11, 2010LG Electronics USA, Waste Management of Missouri to host free electronics recycling eventPartnering with Independence Center, Event Encourages Responsible Recycling
September 28, 2010Waste Management teams with Terasen Gas to help meet climate action goals“Clean Air” Trucks Will Improve Air Quality, Reduce Greenhouse Gases
September 27, 2010Will County celebrates groundbreaking Gas-to-Energy plantProject marks historic partnership between Will County and Waste Management
September 01, 2010Waste Management announces expansion of organics recycling servicesAcquisition of Garick enables Waste Management to expand organic recycling services and commercial and consumer organic products across North America
August 30, 2010Waste Management Launches Newly Designed Website Site offers fresh look, improved customer experience
July 07, 2010Waste Management launches innovative curbside compact fluorescent lamp recycling programconvenient way for communities to responsibly dispose of used CFLs as part of residential recycling programs
June 28, 2010Dream Machine challenges americans to commit to recycle cans and bottles from summertime cookouts to support U.S. VeteransThe more Americans recycle in Dream Machines, the more support PepsiCo will provide for career training, education and job creation for returning U.S. veterans with disabilities
June 09, 2010Recycle Old Computers, Monitors and TVs For Free in June and JulyWaste Management Hosts Free E-Cycling Events in Eight Oregon Counties
June 02, 2010Waste Management President & Chief Operating Officer Larry O’Donnell to Leave Company Chief Executive Officer David Steiner Has Assumed President Role
May 28, 2010Waste Management announces educational partnership with Carleton UniversityWaste Management and Carleton University propose to establish Renewable Energy Laboratory
May 19, 2010Waste Management and MicroGREEN Polymers announce strategic investmentWaste Management joins WRF Capital, Northwest Energy Angels and Other Private Investors to Accelerate MicroGREEN Polymers’ Business Growth & Expand Production Capabilities
May 05, 2010Waste Management launches company's first-ever- retail product: Bagster® Dumpster in a Bag®Convenient, Affordable Solution for Do-It-Yourselfers and Small Contractors To Remove Debris from Renovation and Clean-Up Projects
May 04, 2010Waste Management awards first annual $100,000 "Think Green™" prize to bioga & electric, LLCWaste Management’s prize in the 2010 Rice University Business Plan Competition prize will fund development of a new air quality system for renewable energy facilities
May 04, 2010Delmarva Businesswoman Honored by Industry Peers with Highest AchievementLisa Kardell, Waste Management, Named “Member of the Year” by National Solid Wastes Management Association
April 13, 2010Waste Management appoints Carl Rush, vice president of organic growth, to Senior Leadership TeamMove signals company’s commitment to extracting the resource from waste
March 22, 2010Waste Management named one of the world's most ethical companies by ethisphere instituteFor third year in a row, Waste Management recognized for leadership on environmental sustainability issues
March 03, 2010S4 Energy Solutions announces plasma gasification projectNew technology to turn waste into clean fuels and renewable energy
February 26, 2010Waste Management, Inc. Announces Cash Dividend | 2010 Press ReleaseWaste Management, Inc. announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.315 per share payable March 19, 2010 to stockholders of record.
February 16, 2010Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Earnings2010 Capital Allocation Plan to Return up to $1.3 Billion to Shareholders
January 25, 2010Waste Management and Harvest Power announce agreement to advance renewable energy and organics recycling in north americaWaste Management Joins Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers and Munich Venture Partners as Investors in Harvest Power
January 20, 2010Three Years Without a Single Recordable Injury for Waste Management’s De Kalb employees1.3 million tons of waste and 16.7 million collection stops safely
January 13, 2010WM RECYCLE AMERICA ADOPTS RESPONSIBLE RECYCLING (R2) PROGRAM FOR ELECTRONIC WASTE RECYCLINGFirst waste management company to implement the R2 standards for safe and responsible e-waste recycling, environmental protection

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