2012 Press Releases & Annual Reports

December 11, 2012Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.42 to $1.46 on an Annual Basis
December 10, 2012Waste Management of Illinois and Garick announce compost marketing agreementGarick to distribute material in Illinois, Indiana and Southern Wisconsin
November 27, 2012Zero Waste Challenge Returns to 2013 Waste Management Phoenix OpenWaste Management Sustainability Program Continues to Highlight Tournament as the “Greenest Show on Grass”
October 31, 2012Waste Management Announces Third Quarter EarningsCompany Sees Improving Trends Heading into 2013
October 16, 2012Waste Management and Sam’s Club Team Up for Small Business Newest addition to innovative alliance program helps stretch small business dollars
September 17, 2012Waste Management Ranked a Leading Sustainable Company in the Dow Jones Sustainability and Carbon Disclosure Project Indexes Company recognized for its commitment to environmental sustainability
September 06, 2012Waste Management and Recyclebank Launch Recycling Rewards in Florida Communities Companies further their collaboration by helping Osceola County and the City of Tamarac
August 23, 2012Waste Management and Renmatix Announce Agreement to Explore Conversion of Urban Waste to Low-Cost Cellulosic SugarCompanies embark on program to explore viability of MSW as inputs for PlantroseTM process
July 26, 2012Waste Management Announces Second Quarter EarningsCollection and Disposal Income from Operations Grows 3.4%
July 26, 2012Waste Management Announces Restructuring PlanCost Structure Expected to be Reduced by 100 Basis Points in 2013
July 05, 2012Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial OfficerExecutive Vice President – Finance, Recycling and Energy Services Steven C. Preston to Leave Company
June 15, 2012Waste Management Recognized For Leadership in BioEnergy and Bio-Based Product DevelopmentCompany ranked fourth in BioFuels Digest “Top 40 Hottest Partners in the BioEnergy and Bio-Based Products”
June 06, 2012Waste Management Announces Rollout of Stormwater Public-Private Strategic Alliances U.S. municipalities will benefit from comprehensive stormwater management offerings
June 01, 2012Waste Management Announces Windsor as Base of Sustainability Services GroupWaste Management bringing up to 180 jobs to Windsor by the end of 2012, expanding its Connecticut presence in the wake of its Oakleaf acquisition
May 31, 2012Waste Management Awards Third Annual $100,000 "Think Green®"Prize to Mimas NanamaterialsWaste Management’s prize in the Rice University Business Plan Competition prize will fund development of advanced nanomaterials made from plastic waste
May 29, 2012Collaboration between Armstrong and Waste Management Significantly Expands Opportunity to Recycle Old Ceiling TilesWaste Management will collect ceiling tiles from renovation and demolition projects for re-use in the manufacture of new tiles
May 18, 2012Recycling and Composting Drive Success of Diversion and Recovery Goals at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix Open Tournament Zero Waste Challenge exceeds ambitious goals by diverting more than 97 percent of waste and recovering 82 percent of materials
May 01, 2012Quality and Value Driving Growth in the Green Building Market—According to New McGraw-Hill Construction SmartMarket Report on Green Homes and RemodelingEnergy efficiency efforts become standard in new construction and remodeling projects, while remodelers place high value on waste management and sustainable materials.
April 30, 2012Waste Management’s Recycling Promotion Supports Houston Audubon SocietyWaste Management highlights the importance of coastal conservation by giving new recycling customers a Houston Audubon Society membership.
April 26, 2012Waste Management Announces First Quarter EarningsVolumes Positive for First Time Since 2006
March 29, 2012Waste Management Featured in The Pitch, AMC’s Newest Unscripted SeriesShow tracks the competition between two advertising agencies vying to tell Waste Management’s growth story
March 26, 2012Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference CallAnd Announces Second Quarter 2012 Conference Presentation Schedule
March 22, 2012New Chief Strategy Officer namedJohn Morris appointed; joins senior leadership team
March 19, 2012Waste Management Launches Vendor Alliance ProgramProgram discounts benefit small and medium commercial customers while providing leading waste management solutions
March 16, 2012Waste Management Named to Ethisphere’s 2012 World’s Most Ethical Companies for the Fifth Consecutive YearAward recognizes exceptional ethical leadership across continents and industries
February 27, 2012Waste Management Awards Companies for Sustainable ConstructionSustainability Circle of Excellence Award recognizes outstanding performance in diversion and recycling
February 22, 2012Waste Management Acquires Reliable Environmental Transport New acquisition adds full-service waste transportation services
February 16, 2012Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 EarningsRevenue and Cash Flow Show Strong Improvement
February 10, 2012“Green” Goals Met at 2012 Waste Management Phoenix OpenWaste Management successfully launches “Zero Waste Challenge” Campaign by diverting 90 percent of waste from landfills
February 02, 2012Waste Management to build Ontario’s largest private-sector recycling facility in Cambridge$30-million investment will create up to 80 jobs, boost local economy, and help reduce dependence on landfill disposal
January 26, 2012Waste Management Launches First Rotopress Collection Trailers to North America Innovative technology to provide greater operational flexibility and reduce trips, fuel use, greenhouse gas emissions and improved maintenance costs
January 26, 2012Waste Management to establish Toronto’s most advanced facility for processing construction and demolition waste materials Waste Management also launches its DART tool that will support contractors and developers in measuring their C&D waste diversion performance and in applying for LEED® certification
January 18, 2012Waste Management Named EPA Landfill Methane Outreach Program Industry Partner of the YearNorth America’s largest landfill gas-to-energy owner and operator recognized for leadership in waste-based renewable energy development
January 09, 2012New President of WM Recycle America NamedWilliam K. Caesar to assume role for North America’s largest residential recycler

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