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!
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.
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.
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.
Waste Management’s President and Chief Executive Officer, David P. Steiner, discusses a recent visit to Washington, D.C. to highlight the importance of energy security, which includes the use of alternative fuel like natural gas: http://thinkinggreen.wm.com/web/wmblog/home/-/blogs/natural-gas-trucks-help-waste-management-meet-clean-air-goals.
Riccardo Francese, manager of The City of Edmonton Materials Recovery Facility (MRF) and his team recently volunteered at the Mustard Seed to feed the homeless. The WM team prepared and served dinner to inner city guests. Waste Management of Canada Inc. operates the City of Edmonton MRF and recently celebrated their one-year incident-free safety milestone.
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.
Congratulations to Kingsley Field, an Air National Guard Base, in Klamath Falls, Oregon for being recognized by WM and the Klamath County Chamber as the “Green Business of the Year”. Kingsley Field is a true leader in green practices by integrating resource conservation into their day-to-day operations. This photo is from the Chamber Awards Gala and includes (left to right) WM Recycling Coordinator Michelle Metzler, Colonel Jeremy Baenen from Kingsley Field, and the Miss Klamath County Teen.