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Waste Management, Inc. (WM)

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Waste Management, Inc.
1001 Fannin Street
Houston, TX 77002
United States - Map
Phone: 713-512-6200

Index Membership:N/A
Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:Waste Management
Full Time Employees:40,600

Business Summary 

Waste Management, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides waste management environmental services to residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers in North America. It offer collection services, including picking up and transporting waste and recyclable materials from where it was generated to a transfer station, and a material recovery facility (MRF), or disposal site; and owns, develops, and operates landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States, as well as owns and operates transfer stations. As of December 31, 2015, the company owned or operated 104 MRFs; and 244 solid waste landfills and 5 secure hazardous waste landfills, as well as 297 transfer stations. It also provides materials processing and commodities recycling services; recycling brokerage services that comprise managing the marketing of recyclable materials for third parties; and other strategic business solutions. In addition, the company offers construction and remediation services; services associated with the disposal of fly ash, and residue generated from the combustion of coal and other fuel stocks; in-plant services, such as full-service waste management solutions and consulting services; and specialized disposal services for oil and gas exploration and production operations. Further, it provides portable self-storage, long distance moving, and fluorescent lamp recycling services; portable restroom services under the name of Port-o-Le; and street and parking lot sweeping services, as well as holds interests in 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 May 1, 2016 is 4. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 9; Shareholder Rights: 3; Compensation: 5.
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Key Executives 
Mr. David P. Steiner , 56
Chief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director
Mr. James C. Fish Jr., 53
Chief Financial Officer, Exec. VP and Member of Enterprise Risk Management Committee
Mr. James E. Trevathan Jr., 63
Chief Operating Officer, Exec. VP and Member of Enterprise Risk Management Committee
Mr. Jeff M. Harris , 61
Sr. VP of Operations
Mr. John J. Morris Jr., 46
Sr. VP of Operations
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2015 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.
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