Waste & Recycling


  • Sustainability during a pandemic

    December 2, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    HOUSTON – Waste Management (WM) will host “Driving Sustainability: The Next Four Years,” the second event in a special two-part virtual conversation series designed to address sustainability amid a global pandemic, on Wednesday, December 9 at 2 p.m. EST. The

  • Ontario says waste services are essential

    March 24, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TORONTO  – The Ontario government’s shutdown of non-essential services to curb COVID19 spread does NOT includes waste management. The Ontario Waste Management Association (OWMA) highlights the following business areas related to waste management that are deemed essential: Utilities, and Businesses

  • Two environmental services companies named to ethical companies list

    March 6, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    PHOENIX, Arizona & HOUSTON, Texas – Two U.S.-based environmental services companies, Waste Management and Republic Services, Inc. have made the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list published by Ethisphere, a consultancy that helps enterprises ensure ethical operations. 2020 is the

  • WM and Machinex celebrate new Laval facility

    February 27, 2020 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    PLESSISVILLE, Quebec – Waste Management officially opened its new recovery facility in Laval, Quebec, this week. Representatives from equipment supplier Machinex attended the opening ceremony along with Quebec minister of the environment, Benoit Charrette, and Aaron Johnson, vice-president, Eastern Canada

  • Waste Management tops category in sustainability index

    October 9, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    HOUSTON – For the second year in a row, Waste Management has been named the Sector Leader for Commercial Services, at the top of the 2019 Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) for North America and the World. Amid a record

  • Waste Management buys oilfield services firm

    March 13, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    SAN ANTONIO, Texas – WM Energy Services Holdings, LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc., has acquired Petro Waste Environmental from Tailwater Capital. Petro Waste Environmental provides comprehensive oilfield environmental services and solid waste disposal serving the Permian

  • News Awards

    Waste Management makes ‘Most Admired’ list

    January 29, 2019 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    HOUSTON – Waste Management has joined Fortune magazine’s list of ‘World’s Most Admired Companies’. Rated by top executives, directors and industry analysts, this marks the Company’s debut on the list. “This recognition speaks to the incredible contributions of our more

  • OWMA Membership Update – a Review of the Important Issues Impacting the Waste Management Sector

    April 22, 2017 by Waste & Recycling Staff

    TUESDAY, MAY 30TH, 2017 at 12:00 noon – 1:00pm How to Register: Go to www.owma.org and register through the events calendar.  Once your registration has been processed you will receive an email confirmation with further sign in information. Cost to OWMA Members: Complimentary THIS

  • “Opinion” EDSNA Provides a Sustainable Waste Management System for Attica

    April 7, 2017 by Timothy Byrne

      Attica Prefecture includes the capital of Greece, Athens, and has a population of 3.8 million people; sustainable waste management systems are important to manage the 2.1 million tonnes of municipal waste generated annually. EDSNA is the solid waste management

  • “Opinion” The USA, Executive Orders, and Canadian Waste Management

    February 21, 2017 by John Nicholson

    The Unpredictable Giant The new USA President’s “American First” policy, commitment to re-negotiating the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), promise to reduce regulations (especially ones related to the environment), and pledge to provide faster “yes” or “no” answers on development, has serious potential to turn