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    Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

    53.09 Down 0.05(0.09%) 11:25AM EST - Nasdaq Real Time Price
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    Waste Management, Inc.
    1001 Fannin Street
    Suite 4000
    Houston, TX 77002
    United States - Map
    Phone: 713-512-6200
    Website: http://www.wm.com

    Index Membership:N/A
    Sector:Industrial Goods
    Industry:Waste Management
    Full Time Employees:42,700

    Business Summary 

    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.

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    Corporate Governance 
    Waste Management, Inc.’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Jan 1, 2015 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 2; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 2; Compensation: 6.
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    Key Executives 
    Mr. David P. Steiner , 55
    Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
    Mr. James C. Fish Jr., 52
    Chief Financial Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. James E. Trevathan Jr., 62
    Chief Operating Officer and Exec. VP
    Mr. Jeff M. Harris , 60
    Sr. VP of Field Operations
    Mr. John J. Morris Jr., 45
    Sr. VP of Field Operations
    Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
    Currency in USD.
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