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Waste Management, Inc. provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offers collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. The company also owns, develops, and operates waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Its collection services include picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from generated area to a transfer station, material recovery facility, or disposal site; and recycling operations comprise materials processing, plastics materials recycling, and commodities recycling services. In addition, the company provides recycling brokerage services consisting of managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; electronic recycling services, such as collection, sorting, and disassembling of discarded computers, communications equipment, and other electronic equipment; and sustainability services to businesses and organizations, including in-plant services that provide full-service waste management solutions and consulting services at customers’ facilities. Further, it is involved in the development, operation, and promotion of landfill gas projects; rental portable restroom facilities to municipalities and commercial customers under the Port-o-Let name; and provision of street and parking lot sweeping services. Additionally, Waste Management, Inc. offers medical waste services; portable self-storage services; and fluorescent lamp recycling services, as well as is involved in the acquisition and development of oil and gas producing properties. The company was formerly known as USA Waste Services, Inc. and changed its name to Waste Management, Inc. in 1998. Waste Management, Inc. was incorporated in 1987 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.

42,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/14
Founded in 1987

waste management inc (WM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $509.8K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.3K
Senior Vice President of Field Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $546.8K
Chief Compliance Officer, Senior Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $486.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

waste management inc (WM) Key Developments

Velocys Unveils GTL JV with Waste Management, NRG Energy, Ventech

Velocys plc announced a joint venture with US Waste Management Inc, power utility NRG Energy Inc. and plant relocations and modular refinery installation services firm Ventech Engineers International LLC to develop GTL facilities.

Waste Management, Inc. Declare Quarterly Dividend Payable June 20, 2014

Waste Management, Inc. announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable June 20, 2014 to stockholders of record on June 6, 2014.

Waste Management, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2014; Revised Cash Flow Guidance for the Year 2014

Waste Management, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported operating revenues of $3,396 million compared with $3,336 million for the same period a year ago. Income from operations was of $469 million compared with $402 million for the same period a year ago. Income before income taxes was of $336 million compared with $262 million for the same period a year ago. Net income attributable to company was $336 million or $0.49 per basic and diluted share, compared to $168 million or $0.36 per basic and diluted share, for the first quarter of 2012. Net cash provided by operating was $584 million compared to $577 million a year ago. Capital expenditures amounted to $266 million compared to $266 million a year ago. Revenue increased by 1.8%, or $60 million; excluding a negative $17 million in foreign currency translation, revenue would have increased 2.3%. At the beginning of the year, the company gave guidance that 2014 free cash flow would exceed $1.3 billion. With the strong first quarter, the company now expects to generate between $1.4 billion and $1.5 billion of free cash flow.


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