By partnering with individuals, communities and organizations across North America, we take action 365 days a year to make a real impact on our planet.


Wildlife Habitat Council

For 30 years, WM has enhanced and protected thousands of acres for wildlife with Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), a renowned conservation program for businesses.

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WHC-Certified Sites

Access fact sheets for all WHC-certified sites across North America.

Northeast – 14 Sites

ME - NH - NY - PA

Alliance Landfill - TAYLOR, PA

Bucks County Complex - MORRISVILLE, PA

Chaffee Landfill - CHAFFEE, NY

Crossroads Landfill - NORRIDGEWOCK, ME

Evergreen Landfill, Inc. - CORAL, PA

Grand Central Sanitary Landfill, Inc. - PEN ARGYL, PA

High Acres Landfill and Recycling Center - FAIRPORT, NY

Laconia Transfer Station - LACONIA, NH

Lake View Landfill - ERIE, PA

Mill Seat Landfill - BERGEN, NY

Mountain View Reclamation Landfill - FRANKLIN COUNTY, PA

Phoenix Resources Landfill - WELLSBORO, PA

Turnkey Recycling and Environmental Enterprise - ROCHESTER, NH

Valley Landfill - IRWIN, PA

South – 23 Sites

AL - AR - FL - GA - KY - SC - TN - TX - VA - WV

Atlantic Waste Disposal - WAVERLY, VA


Austin Community Landfill - AUSTIN, TX


Bethel Landfill - HAMPTON, VA


Campground Natural Area - LOUISVILLE, KY


Charles City County Landfill - CHARLES CITY, VA


Chastang Landfill - MT. VERNON, AL


CWM Emelle Facility - EMELLE, AL


Eco-Vista Landfill - SPRINGDALE, AR


King George County Landfill - KING GEORGE, VA


Maplewood Recycling and Waste Disposal Facility - JETERSVILLE, VA


Meadowfill Landfill - BRIDGEPORT, WV


Mesquite Creek Wildlife Habitat Area - NEW BRAUNFELS, TX


Middle Peninsula Landfill and Recycling Facility - GLENNS, VA


Monarch Hill Landfill - POMPANO BEACH, FL


Northwestern Landfill - PARKERSBURG, WV


Okeechobee Landfill, Inc. - OKEECHOBEE, FL


Outer Loop RDF Wildlife Habitat - LOUISVILLE, KY


Skyline Landfill - FERRIS, TX


Southern Services Landfill - NASHVILLE, TN


Springhill Regional Landfill - CAMPBELLTON, FL


Westside Closed Landfill & Active Transfer Station - FORTH WORTH, TX


Midwest – 21 Sites

IL - IN - OH - MI - MN - WI

American Landfill - WAYNESBURG, OH

Bluff City Transfer Station - ELGIN, IL

City Disposal Corporation Landfill - MENOMONEE FALLS, WI

Eagle Valley Recycling & Disposal Facility - ORION, MI

Elk River Landfill, Inc. - ELK RIVER, MN

Geneva Landfill - GENEVA, OH

Liberty Landfill - MONTICELLO, IN

Menominee Landfill - MENOMINEE, MI

Oak Ridge Recycling & Disposal Facility - LOGANSPORT, IN

Orchard Ridge Recycling & Disposal Facility - MENOMONEE FALLS, WI

Pine Tree Acres Landfill - LENOX, MI

Pioneer Rock Landfill - BROWN CITY, MI

Prairie Hill Recycling & Disposal Facility - MORRISON, IL

Saginaw Valley Landfill - SAGINAW, MI

SC Holdings – Wilsonville Facility - WILSONVILLE, IL

SCA Independent Landfill - MUSKEGON HEIGHTS, MI

Seymour Road Landfill - MONTROSE, MI

Twin Bridges Recycling & Disposal Facility - DANVILLE, IN

Vickery Environmental, Inc. - VICKERY, OH

Voyageur Industrial Landfill - CANYON, MN

Woodland Recycling and Disposal Facility - ELGIN, IL

West – 8 Sites

CA - CO - OR - WA

Anderson Landfill, Inc. - ANDERSON, CA

Buffalo Ridge Landfill - KEENESBURG, CO

El Sobrante Landfill & Wildlife Preserve - CORONA, CA

Greater Wenatchee Regional Landfill & Recycling Center - EAST WENATCHEE, WA

Guadalupe Recycling & Disposal Facility - SAN JOSE, CA

Hillsboro Landfill & Tualatin Valley Waste Recovery - HILLSBORO, OR

Kirby Canyon Recycling and Disposal Facility - MORGAN HILL, CA

Simi Valley Landfill and Recycling Center - SIMI VALLEY, CA

Canada – 5 Sites


Glanbrook Landfill - HAMILTON, ONTARIO

Sainte-Sophie Landfill - SAINTE-SOPHIE, QUEBEC

Twin Creeks Landfill - WATFORD, ONTARIO

West Carleton Environmental Centre - ONTARIO, CANADA

Conservation Case Studies

With much to learn from natural systems, here are a few ways we protect green spaces and create learning opportunities for individuals and groups.

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Impact in Pictures

New partnerships and programs are on the way.

Stay tuned to learn more.