Waste Management Inc. recently received the Green Giant Award for its ongoing efforts toward sustainability and excellence in implementing “green” practices. The award was part of the Green Means Green presentations by the Coral Gables Chamber of Commerce in recognition of the role that businesses play in leading the way to social change.
“At Waste Management, we feel a responsibility to leave our planet in better shape than we were given it,” said Jason Neal, Government Affairs director. “We work with our government, business and community partners to extract value from waste in ways that protect and enhance the environment.”
Waste Management’s collaborative effort contributes to a more sustainable world by:
• advancing technologies to reduce waste;
• increasing recycling and reuse;
• creating even safer treatment and disposal options;
• developing sources of renewable energy, and
• sharing the benefits of learning and innovation.
Waste Management Inc., based in Houston, TX, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is the largest residential recycler in North America and a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s clients include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.