The City of East Wenatchee, WA invited Waste Management to participate in the arrival of Santa to the mall. WM truck won awards for best use of lights by a business and an overall winner for best in show. Congratulations to our WM Northwest employees!
The Waste Management team in Napanee, Canada decorated a WM truck and float for the Napanee and Deseronto holiday parades. For several years, these WM employees have partnered with other local groups to collect donations for the food banks in those communities. The snowmen were built from a thousand recyclable plastic cups. We appreciate the WM employees and their families for making both events a great success.
WM celebrated our kick-off of new services to the Rowlett, Texas community with a ribbon cutting at Rowlett City Hall with City Manager of Rowlett, Linda Humble, WM PSS Manager, Steve Kellar, WM AVP Don Smith along with WM staff and Chamber ambassadors.
Moreno Valley Chief of Police, Joel Ontiveros joined the Waste Management team at 5:00 a.m. this morning to surprise WM Driver Alfredo Camacho with a special award in recognition of his heroic actions while working his regular route. Featured in the photo: Camacho in middle, Police Chief Ontiveros and Julie Reyes, Community Relations Manager. Camacho received a special Corporate Security Award from WM for reporting the attempted child abduction in the city of Moreno Valley, California.
15 Illegal Tyre Disposal – A Massive Environmental Threat Agree Garages- he waste management solutions company discovered that around 31% of businesses had, at least once, considered disposing tyres illegally. Nearly 12% confirmed giving away old radials to non-registered waste handlers. Almost two-thirds, or 65%, of garage owners confessed to either having considered or being approached for illegal tyre disposal, reveals research data.
Waste Management works together with communities to assist in the cleanup efforts after natural disasters. In Keansburg, New Jersey, also known as the “Gem of the Bayshore”, WM is hauling at least three trucks of storm debris daily to help this community put Hurricane Sandy behind them.
Residents of Ottawa, Canada can look forward to a cleaner and quieter city since Waste Management opened a new Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) fueling station at its Westbrook Road facility and launched CNG trucks to collect waste and recycling. Waste Management also plans to convert its current commercial collection fleet to CNG as part of the company's North American fleet conversion strategy. Featured in the photo on a parked WM CNG truck is the Councillor of Ottawa, Ontario - Eli…