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10/26/17Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Double-Digit Growth in Net Income and Net Cash Provided by Operating Activity Company Raises Full Year Earnings and Cash Flow Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2017-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2017. Revenues for the third quarter of 2017 were $3.72 billion compared with $3.55 billion for the same 2016 period. Net income for the quarter was $386 mill... 
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07/26/17Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Strong Organic Revenue Growth Continues to Drive Increases in Net Income and Cash Flow HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2017-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2017. Revenues for the second quarter of 2017 were $3.68 billion compared with $3.43 billion for the same 2016 period. Net income for the quarter was $362 million, or $0.81 per diluted share, compared with net income of... 
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04/26/17Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Revenue Grows 8.3%, Producing Strong Net Income and Cash Flow Earnings Per Diluted Share Grows More Than 15% HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 26, 2017-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2017. Revenues for the first quarter of 2017 were $3.44 billion compared with $3.18 billion for the same 2016 period. Net income for the quarter was $298 million, or $0.67 per diluted shar... 
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02/28/17Waste Management Board of Directors Elects Bradbury H. Anderson New Chairman of the Board and Appoints Devina A. Rankin Chief Financial Officer
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2017-- The board of directors of Waste Management Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the election of Bradbury (Brad) H. Anderson, who previously served as a member of the board of directors, to the position of board chairman, effective February 27, 2017. Anderson takes over from Bob Reum, who served as chairman of the board since 2012 and sadly passed away earlier this month. “It is truly an honor to... 
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02/16/17Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Earnings
Full year Net Cash Provided by Operations grew more than 18% The Company expects continued strong earnings and operational performance in 2017 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2017-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended December 31, 2016. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 were $3.46 billion, compared with $3.25 billion for the same 2015 period. Net income for the quarter was ... 
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01/09/17Waste Management to Host Seventh Annual Executive Sustainability Forum on Thursday, February 2
Hundreds of Business and Municipal Leaders to Meet during Waste Management Phoenix Open to Discuss Sustainability, Diversion and Recycling Goals PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2017-- Waste Management (NYSE:WM) will host leaders from global companies, representatives from municipalities across the country, experts, innovators and influencers, on Thursday, Feb. 2, at their seventh annual Executive Sustainability Forum at the Fairmont Scottsda... 
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12/15/16Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments and Authorization for up to $750 Million in Share Repurchases
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.64 to $1.70 on an Annual Basis HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 15, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 3.7% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.41 to $0.425 per share. On an annual basis, the per share dividend increases from $1.64 to $1.70. This marks the fourteenth consecutive year that the Company has increased its planned qua... 
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12/14/16Waste Management Publishes 2016 Sustainability Report and Launches Companion Interactive Website
Report focuses on greenhouse gas emissions reductions and leading change in the midst of recycling challenges HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2016-- Waste Management (NYSE:WM) released its 2016 Sustainability Report today. Titled “Leading Change”, the report highlights progress toward making recycling sustainable, reducing the Company’s greenhouse gas footprint, keeping employees and communities safe and giving back to the communities it se... 
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11/10/16Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share payable December 16, 2016 to stockholders of record on December 2, 2016. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collecti... 
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11/10/16Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Chief Executive Officer
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced that it has named James (Jim) C. Fish, Jr. as the Company’s President and Chief Executive Officer. He has also been elected to the Board of Directors. Fish succeeds David P. Steiner as CEO. Steiner served as CEO since 2004 and remains on the Board of Directors. W. Robert Reum, Non-Executive Chairman of the Board, said: “Today’s announcement i... 
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10/26/16Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Revenue Grows 5.6% With Both Strong Price and Volume Company Again Increases Full-Year 2016 EPS Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2016. Revenues for the third quarter of 2016 were $3.55 billion compared with $3.36 billion for the same 2015 period. Net income for the quarter was $302 million, or $0.68 per diluted shar... 
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10/04/16Waste Management Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices-North America for 2016
Company featured in the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices 13 times in the past 14 years HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 4, 2016-- Waste Management (NYSE:WM) has been named to the 2016 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), marking its thirteenth time in fourteen years to be recognized. Companies are selected for the indices based on an assessment of their long-term economic, environmental and social practices. Only companies that ... 
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09/28/16Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 28, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release third quarter 2016 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, October 26, 2016. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” in the Inve... 
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08/25/16Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share payable September 23, 2016 to stockholders of record on September 9, 2016. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collec... 
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07/27/16Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Continued Strong Earnings Growth Driven by Revenue Expansion and Cost Control Company Increases Full-Year 2016 Cash Flow and EPS Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2016. Revenues for the second quarter of 2016 were $3.43 billion compared with $3.32 billion for the same 2015 period. Net income for the quarter was $287 milli... 
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07/27/16Waste Management Names James C. (Jim) Fish, Jr. President
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 27, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed James C. (Jim) Fish, Jr. to the position of President, reporting to David Steiner, the company’s Chief Executive Officer. Fish retains his existing role as Chief Financial Officer while the Company conducts a search to fill that role. The new Chief Financial Officer will report to Fish, who will maintain his... 
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07/06/16Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 6, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release second quarter 2016 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” in the Investo... 
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05/11/16Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share payable June 17, 2016 to stockholders of record on June 3, 2016. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, trans... 
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05/09/16Waste Management Announces Pricing of $500 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.4% senior notes due May 15, 2023 under an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, In... 
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04/28/16Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Company Exceeds Plan in All Key Financial Metrics Revenue Growth from Both Yield and Volume Drive Strong Net Income and Cash Flow HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 28, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2016. Revenues for the first quarter of 2016 were $3.2 billion compared with $3.0 billion for the same 2015 period. Net income for the quarter was $258 million, or $0.... 
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02/26/16Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.41 per share payable March 18, 2016 to stockholders of record on March 7, 2016. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, tr... 
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02/18/16Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2015 Earnings
Company exceeds 2015 expectations Expects continued momentum through 2016 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended December 31, 2015. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2015 were $3.25 billion compared with $3.44 billion for the same 2014 period. Net income for the quarter was $273 million, or $0.61 per diluted share, compared with net income of ... 
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01/12/16Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2016-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth quarter and full-year 2015 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 18, 2016. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentatio... 
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12/14/15Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments and Authorization for up to $1 Billion in Share Repurchases
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.54 to $1.64 on an Annual Basis HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 14, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 6.5% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.385 to $0.41 per share. On an annual basis, the per share dividend increases from $1.54 to $1.64. This marks the thirteenth consecutive year that the Company has increased its planned qua... 
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11/09/15Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share payable December 18, 2015 to stockholders of record on December 4, 2015. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collecti... 
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10/27/15Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Company Sees More Than 27% Growth in Diluted Earnings Per Share; Expects to Exceed the Upper End of its Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 27, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2015. Revenues for the third quarter of 2015 were $3.36 billion compared with $3.60 billion for the same 2014 period. Net income for the quarter was $335 million, or $0.74 per diluted shar... 
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10/01/15Waste Management, Inc. Elects Kathleen M. Mazzarella to Board of Directors
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 1, 2015-- The board of directors of Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) has elected Kathleen M. Mazzarella to its board of directors effective October 1st. Ms. Mazzarella will serve on the management development and compensation committee and the nominating and governance committee of the board. Ms. Mazzarella is chairman, president and chief executive officer of Graybar Electric Company, Inc. (Graybar) - a le... 
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09/29/15Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release third quarter 2015 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, October 27, 2015. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” in the Invest... 
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08/20/15Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share payable September 24, 2015 to stockholders of record on September 14, 2015. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides coll... 
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07/23/15Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Company Sees Double Digit Growth in Earnings and Net Cash Provided by Operating Activities HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 23, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2015. Revenues for the second quarter of 2015 were $3.32 billion compared with $3.56 billion for the same 2014 period. Net income for the quarter was $274 million, or $0.60 per diluted share, compared with net incom... 
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06/11/15Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 11, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release second quarter 2015 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 23, 2015. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” in the Investo... 
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05/11/15Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend    
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share payable June 19, 2015 to stockholders of record on June 5, 2015. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, tran... 
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04/29/15Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Disciplined Core Price Growth and Continued Cost Control Focus Contributed to Solid Quarter Company Reaffirms Full-Year Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2015. Revenues for the first quarter of 2015 were $3.0 billion compared with $3.4 billion for the same 2014 period. Net loss(a) for the quarter was $129 million, or $0.2... 
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03/30/15Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 30, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release first quarter 2015 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentations” in the Invest... 
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03/26/15Waste Management Completes Acquisition of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc.
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has received all required approvals for and has now closed on the previously announced acquisition of the outstanding stock of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc. (“Deffenbaugh”). “The acquisition of the Deffenbaugh assets aligns perfectly with our stated goal of driving shareholder value by maximizing our focus on our core business,” said David P. S... 
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02/25/15Waste Management Announces Expiration and Final Results of Cash Tender Offer
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today that its previously announced cash tender offer expired at 5:00 p.m. New York City time on February 24, 2015. At the expiration time, valid tenders had been received in the amounts set forth in the table below. Issuer     Title of Security ... 
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02/24/15Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.385 per share payable March 20, 2015 to stockholders of record on March 9, 2015. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, t... 
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02/24/15Waste Management Announces Consideration for Cash Tender Offer
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 24, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today the consideration for each series of notes subject to the previously announced cash tender offer by Waste Management and its wholly owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. The consideration was calculated by the Dealer Managers at 2:00 p.m. New York City time today. The consideration for each $1,000 principal amount of notes validly tendere... 
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02/18/15Waste Management Announces Cash Tender Offer
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today that, together with its wholly owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. (“WMH”), it has commenced a cash tender offer to purchase any and all of the outstanding aggregate principal amount of the senior notes listed below. Issuer   Title of Security ... 
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02/18/15Waste Management Announces Pricing of $1.8 Billion Senior Notes
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has priced underwritten public offerings of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.125% senior notes due March 1, 2025, $450 million aggregate principal amount of 3.90% senior notes due March 1, 2035, and $750 million aggregate principal amount of 4.10% senior notes due March 1, 2045 under an effective shelf registration statement previously filed ... 
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02/17/15Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Earnings
Company reports strong cash generation and earnings in 2014 and expects continued strength in 2015 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 17, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2014. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2014 were $3.44 billion compared with $3.50 billion for the same 2013 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $590 million, or $1.28 per... 
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01/15/15Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth quarter and full-year 2014 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, February 17, 2015. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events & Presentation... 
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01/02/15Waste Management, Inc. Elects Andrés Gluski to Board of Directors
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 2, 2015-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that Andrés Gluski, president and chief executive officer of The AES Corporation (AES), one of the world’s largest independent power producers, was elected to its board of directors effective January 1st. During his 14-year tenure at AES, Mr. Gluski has served in numerous global leadership roles. Prior to being named chief executive officer, Mr. Glus... 
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12/19/14Waste Management Announces the Redemption of Senior Notes Due in 2015, 2017, and 2019
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today that it will redeem the entire outstanding principal amount of its 6.375% Senior Notes due March 2015, 7.125% Senior Notes due December 2017, and 7.375% Senior Notes due March 2019 (the “Notes”). The redemption date for the Notes is January 20, 2015. The aggregate principal amount of the Notes outstanding is $946.8 million. The redemption price for each series of N... 
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12/19/14Waste Management Completes Divestiture of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. to Energy Capital Partners
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 19, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced today that it has completed the previously announced sale of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners (“ECP”) for a cash sales price of approximately $1.94 billion. Waste Management intends to use the net proceeds from the transaction to drive incremental shareholder value by acquiring assets related to the core business a... 
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11/10/14Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable December 19, 2014 to stockholders of record on December 5, 2014. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycli... 
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10/29/14Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Yield and Cost Controls Continue to Drive Strong Operating Profit HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2014. Revenues for the third quarter of 2014 were $3.60 billion compared with $3.62 billion for the same 2013 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $270 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared with $291 million, or $0.62 per ... 
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10/06/14Waste Management and aPriori Capital Partners Announce Definitive Agreement for Waste Management to Acquire Deffenbaugh Disposal
HOUSTON & KANSAS CITY, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 6, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) and aPriori Capital Partners L.P. today announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which a subsidiary of Waste Management will acquire the outstanding stock of Deffenbaugh Disposal, Inc. (“Deffenbaugh”). “This proposed acquisition aligns perfectly with our goal of driving shareholder value by maximizing our focus on our core business,” said ... 
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09/29/14Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 29, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release third quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, October 29, 2014. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events and Presentations” in the In... 
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08/21/14Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable September 19, 2014 to stockholders of record on September 5, 2014. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recyc... 
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07/29/14Waste Management Signs Definitive Agreement for $1.94 Billion Divestiture of Wheelabrator Technologies, Inc. to Energy Capital Partners
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has agreed to sell Wheelabrator Technologies Inc. (“WTI”) to an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners (“ECP”) for $1.94 billion in cash. Wheelabrator owns or operates 17 waste-to-energy facilities and four independent power-producing facilities in the United States that process over 7.5 million tons of waste and have a combined electric generating capacity of 853 meg... 
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07/29/14Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Strong Pricing Leads to Continued Growth in Income from Operations and Income from Operations Margin Company Executes Agreements to Repurchase $600 Million in Shares HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 29, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2014. Revenues for the second quarter of 2014 were $3.56 billion compared with $3.53 billion for the same 2013 period. Net income (a... 
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06/30/14Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON, Jun 30, 2014 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release second quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, July 29, 2014. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events and Presentations” in the Investor Relations sec... 
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05/12/14Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 12, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable June 20, 2014 to stockholders of record on June 6, 2014. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection... 
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05/05/14Waste Management Announces Pricing of $350 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 3.50% senior notes due May 15, 2024 under an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, I... 
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04/24/14Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Net Income Grows More Than 35 Percent and Income from Operations Margin Grows 170 Basis Points HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2014. Revenues for the first quarter of 2014 were $3.40 billion compared with $3.34 billion for the same 2013 period. Net income(a) for the quarter was $228 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, compared with $1... 
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03/26/14Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
And Announces Second Quarter 2014 Conference Presentation Schedule HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release first quarter 2014 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, April 24, 2014. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging ... 
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02/25/14Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.375 per share payable March 21, 2014 to stockholders of record on March 10, 2014. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collec... 
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02/18/14Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments and Authorization for $600 Million in Share Repurchases
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 2.7% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.365 to $0.375 per share. On an annual basis, the per share dividend increases from $1.46 to $1.50. This marks the eleventh consecutive year that the Company has increased its planned quarterly dividend. Each future quarterly dividend must be declared by its Boa... 
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02/18/14Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Earnings
Company sees strong cash generation in 2013 and expects continued strength in 2014 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 18, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2013. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2013 were $3.50 billion compared with $3.43 billion for the same 2012 period. Net loss (a) for the quarter was $605 million, or a negative $1.29 per dilut... 
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01/08/14Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Earnings Release Conference Call
And Announces First Quarter 2014 Conference Presentation Schedule HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 8, 2014-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth quarter and full-year 2013 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, February 18, 2014. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed b... 
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11/12/13Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.365 per share payable December 20, 2013 to stockholders of record on December 4, 2013. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides c... 
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10/29/13Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Earnings per Share and Net Income Grow by more than 30% HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2013. Revenues for the third quarter of 2013 were $3.62 billion compared with $3.46 billion for the same 2012 period. Net income(a) for the quarter was $291 million, or $0.62 per diluted share, compared with $214 million, or $0.46 per diluted sh... 
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09/19/13Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 19, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release third quarter 2013 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, October 29, 2013. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events and Presentations” in the Inve... 
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08/22/13Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 22, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.365 per share payable September 20, 2013 to stockholders of record on September 6, 2013. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides... 
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07/30/13Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Earnings per Share Grow 15.6% and Income from Operations Grows 9.4% HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2013. Revenues for the second quarter of 2013 were $3.53 billion compared with $3.46 billion for the same 2012 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $244 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $208 million, or $0.45 per ... 
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06/18/13Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 18, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release second quarter 2013 financial results before the opening of the market on Tuesday, July 30, 2013. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events and Presentations” in the Invest... 
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05/09/13Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 9, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.365 per share payable June 21, 2013 to stockholders of record on June 7, 2013. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection... 
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04/24/13Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Company Sees Positive Momentum from Yield, Costs, and Cash From Operations HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2013. Revenues for the first quarter of 2013 were $3.34 billion compared with $3.30 billion for the same 2012 period. Net income(a) for the quarter was $168 million, or $0.36 per diluted share, compared with $171 million, or $0.37... 
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03/26/13Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter Earnings Release Conference Call
Second Quarter 2013 Conference Presentation Schedule Announced HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release first quarter 2013 financial results before the opening of the market on Wednesday, April 24, 2013. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging o... 
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02/25/13Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 25, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.365 per share payable March 22, 2013 to stockholders of record on March 11, 2013. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides co... 
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02/14/13Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Earnings
Company Expects Significant Cash Generation in 2013 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for the fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2012. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2012 were $3.43 billion compared with $3.41 billion for the same 2011 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $224 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, compared with $266 mil... 
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01/31/13Waste Management, Inc. Elects Victoria Holt to Board of Directors
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that Victoria Holt, President and Chief Executive Officer of Spartech Corporation, was elected to its Board of Directors on Monday, January 28th. Ms. Holt's career includes a broad range of experiences. Ms. Holt started at Monsanto Company in 1979, and held various assignments of increasing responsibility before being named Assistant to the Chief ... 
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01/31/13Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Greenstar, LLC from NTR plc
Strategic move expands company’s customer base, service network and recycling volumes HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 31, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its subsidiary, WM Recycle America, L.L.C., has acquired Greenstar, LLC from NTR plc. The acquisition will provide Waste Management’s customers with greater access to recycling solutions by adding the operations of one of the nation’s largest private recyc... 
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01/10/13Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
First Quarter 2013 Conference Presentation Schedule Announced HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2013-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it will release fourth quarter and full-year 2012 financial results before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Following the release, Waste Management will host its investor conference call at 10:00 a.m. ET. A live audio webcast of the conference call can be acce... 
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12/11/12Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments  
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.42 to $1.46 on an Annual Basis HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 11, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 2.8% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.355 to $0.365 per share. On an annual basis, the per share dividend increases from $1.42 to $1.46. This marks the tenth consecutive year that the Company has increased its planned... 
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11/06/12Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 6, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.355 per share payable December 14, 2012 to stockholders of record on November 28, 2012. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provid... 
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10/31/12Waste Management Announces Third Quarter Earnings
Company Sees Improving Trends Heading into 2013 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended September 30, 2012. Revenues for the third quarter of 2012 were $3.46 billion compared with $3.52 billion for the same 2011 period. The Company was negatively impacted by a decline in recycling commodity prices, which decreased revenues by $176 million. Net income ... 
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10/29/12Waste Management Postpones Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 29, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that due to Hurricane Sandy it has postponed the scheduled analyst conference call to discuss third quarter 2012 financial results from Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Third quarter 2012 financial results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Wednesday, October ... 
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09/17/12Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 17, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss third quarter 2012 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, October 30, 2012 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions du... 
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08/24/12Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.355 per share payable September 21, 2012 to stockholders of record on September 7, 2012. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company prov... 
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08/23/12Waste Management Recommends Rejection of 'Mini-Tender Offer' by TRC Capital Corporation
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 23, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) has been notified of an unsolicited "mini-tender offer" by TRC Capital Corporation to purchase up to 3 million shares, or approximately 0.65 percent, of outstanding Waste Management common stock at $33.00 per share. TRC Capital's offer price is 4.62 percent below Waste Management's closing share price on Aug. 20, 2012, the day prior to the offer. The offer by TRC Capital is also subject to numerous conditions. Waste Manag... 
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07/26/12Waste Management Announces Restructuring Plan
Cost Structure Expected to be Reduced by 100 Basis Points in 2013 Jim Trevathan Appointed Chief Operating Officer HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced a reorganization of its operations, designed to flatten the management structure and remove approximately 100 basis points of costs. The reorganization is designed to sharpen the focus on the Company's three major initiatives: yield management, improving efficiency in operations, and bette... 
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07/26/12Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
Collection and Disposal Income from Operations Grows 3.4% HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 26, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended June 30, 2012. Revenues for the second quarter of 2012 were $3.46 billion compared with $3.35 billion for the same 2011 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $208 million, or $0.45 per diluted share, compared with $237 million, or $0.50 per diluted sha... 
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07/05/12Waste Management Names James C. Fish, Jr. Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Executive Vice President - Finance, Recycling and Energy Services Steven C. Preston to Leave Company HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 5, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that James C. Fish, Jr., currently Senior Vice President of the Eastern Group, will become Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer upon completion of financial reporting for the second quarter. Mr. Fish will succeed Steven C. Preston, the company's principal financial officer, following Mr. P... 
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06/25/12Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss second quarter 2012 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 26, 2012 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions durin... 
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05/10/12Mark Schwartz Appointed Senior Vice President, People, for Waste Management
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 10, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the appointment of Mark Schwartz as Senior Vice President, People. As such, he will be responsible for leading and directing the human resources organization to help the company achieve its transformational growth goals to know and better serve customers, extract more value from waste, and optimize its operations. Schwartz joins the company's senior leadership team and reports to Jim Trevathan, Executive ... 
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05/10/12Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 10, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.355 per share payable June 22, 2012 to stockholders of record on June 8, 2012. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 se... 
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04/26/12Waste Management Announces First Quarter Earnings
Volumes Positive for First Time Since 2006 HOUSTON, Apr 26, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its quarter ended March 31, 2012. Revenues for the first quarter of 2012 were $3.29 billion compared with $3.10 billion for the same 2011 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $171 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, compared with $186 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, for the first q... 
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03/26/12Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter 2012 Earnings Release Conference Call
And Announces Second Quarter 2012 Conference Presentation Schedule HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss first quarter 2012 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, April 26, 2012 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to ... 
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03/22/12New Chief Strategy Officer Named
John Morris Appointed; Joins Senior Leadership Team HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 22, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that John Morris is the company's new chief strategy officer. He replaces Bill Caesar who is now president of WM Recycle America (WMRA). Morris will be joining the company's senior leadership team, dedicated to growing the company through a strong customer focus, extracting value from the materials it handles, and increasing operational efficiency and produc... 
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02/28/12Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 28, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.355 per share payable March 23, 2012 to stockholders of record on March 9, 2012. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 ... 
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02/16/12Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings
Revenue and Cash Flow Show Strong Improvement HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 16, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2011. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2011 were $3.41 billion compared with $3.19 billion for the same 2010 period. Net income (a) for the quarter was $266 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared with $281 million, o... 
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01/10/12Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, February 16, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2011 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 16, 2012 and will be available on Waste Management’s website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answ... 
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01/09/12New President of WM Recycle America Named
William K. Caesar to Assume Role for North America’s Largest Residential Recycler HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2012-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that William K. (Bill) Caesar, chief strategy officer at Waste Management, will succeed Pat DeRueda as President of WM Recycle America (WMRA) effective immediately. The company announced last month that DeRueda had returned to the West Group as Area Vice President for the Arizona/New Mexico area. “Although we are already the in... 
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12/09/11Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments by 4.4%
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.36 to $1.42 on an Annual Basis HOUSTON, Dec 09, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a 4.4% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.34 to $0.355 per share. This marks the eighth consecutive year that the Company has increased its planned quarterly dividend. Each future quarterly dividend must be declared by its Board of Directors prior to payment. David P. S... 
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11/08/11Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share payable December 16, 2011 to stockholders of record on November 30, 2011. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 dispo... 
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10/27/11Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2011 Earnings
Third Quarter Revenue Grows Nearly 9% and Net Income Increases More Than 11% HOUSTON, Oct 27, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $272 million, or $0.58 per diluted share, compared with $244 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2010. Revenues for the third quarter of 2011 were $3.52 billion compared with $3.24 billion for the same ... 
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10/03/11Waste Management Appoints Steven Preston to New Post of Executive Vice President, Finance, Recycling & Energy Services
HOUSTON, Oct 03, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced the appointment of Steven Preston as Executive Vice President of Finance, Recycling & Energy Services, effective October 1, 2011. This is a new position that will report to Waste Management President and Chief Executive Officer David P. Steiner. Previously, Preston was President and Chief Executive Officer of Oakleaf Global Holdings, which Waste Management acquired in July of this year. Oakleaf, through its... 
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09/08/11Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call
And Announces Fourth Quarter 2011 Conference Presentation Schedule HOUSTON, Sep 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, October 27, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss third quarter 2011 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, October 27, 2011 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after releas... 
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08/25/11Waste Management Announces Pricing of $500 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Aug 25, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $500 million aggregate principal amount of 2.60% senior notes due September 1, 2016 under an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. The notes have been assigned rat... 
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08/23/11Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug 23, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share payable September 23, 2011 to stockholders of record on September 6, 2011. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 disp... 
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08/16/11Waste Management, Inc. Elects Bradbury H. Anderson to Board of Directors
HOUSTON, Aug 16, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced that Bradbury H. Anderson, formerly Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Best Buy Co. Inc., was elected to its Board of Directors on Thursday, August 11th. Mr. Anderson's career at Best Buy included a broad range of experiences. Mr. Anderson started at Best Buy in 1973, and held various assignments of increasing responsibility before being named Vice President in 1981. He was named President and ... 
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07/28/11Waste Management Announces Acquisition of Oakleaf
Strategic move expands company's customer base, service network and its ability to increase volumes HOUSTON & HARTFORD, Conn., Jul 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) announced that today it will close the acquisition of Oakleaf Global Holdings and its primary operations for $425 million, subject to working capital and other adjustments. The combination will provide North American customers with unprecedented access to waste and recycling solutions by pairing the... 
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07/28/11Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2011 Earnings
HOUSTON, Jul 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $237 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with $246 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2010. Revenues for the second quarter of 2011 were $3.35 billion compared with $3.16 billion for the same 2010 period, an increase of 6.0%. The Company noted that results in the second q... 
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06/13/11Waste Management Appoints James E. Trevathan to New Post of Executive Vice President, Growth, Innovation and Field Support
Appointment part of a realignment of Senior Leadership Team to achieve company's strategic goals HOUSTON, Jun 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced the appointment of James E. Trevathan as Executive Vice President, Growth, Innovation and Field Support. This is a new position that reports directly to President and CEO David P. Steiner. Trevathan was previously Senior Vice President of the company's Southern Group operations. In his new role, Trevathan... 
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06/08/11Waste Management SVP and CFO Robert G. Simpson to Retire as of September 30, 2011
HOUSTON, Jun 08, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced that senior vice president (SVP) and chief financial officer (CFO) Robert G. Simpson intends to retire as of Sept. 30, 2011. Anticipating that Bob wanted to retire, the company has been conducting a search for a new CFO, and expects that the position will be filled before Bob's Sept. 30 retirement in order to make an orderly transition. Simpson's career spans several major companies from Kraft to Phillip ... 
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06/06/11Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter 2011 Earnings Release Conference Call
And Announces Third Quarter 2011 Conference Presentation Schedule HOUSTON, Jun 06, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, July 28, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss second quarter 2011 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 28, 2011 and will be available on Waste Management's website, www.wm.com, after release to the wire... 
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05/13/11Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, May 13, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.34 per share payable June 17, 2011 to stockholders of record on June 2, 2011. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 servic... 
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04/28/11Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2011 Earnings
HOUSTON, Apr 28, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2011. Net income (a) for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.39 per diluted share, compared with $182 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2010. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of over 5%. Revenues for the first quarter of 2011 were $3.10 billion compared with $2.93 ... 
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02/23/11Waste Management Announces Pricing of $400 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON, February 23, 2011 -- (BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $400 million aggregate principal amount of 4.60% senior notes due March 1, 2021 under an effective shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. The notes have been assigned t... 
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02/17/11Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings
Fourth Quarter and Full Year Revenues Increased Six Percent HOUSTON, February 17, 2011 --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2010. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2010 were $3.19 billion compared with $3.01 billion for the same 2009 period. Net income(a) for the quarter was $281 million, or $0.59 per diluted share, compared with $315 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the fourth ... 
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01/27/11Waste Management Hires Grace Cowan to Head Customer Service
New position will help grow company's ability to know and serve its customers better HOUSTON, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --With substantial experience in developing relationships between businesses and customers, Grace Cowan has been hired by Waste Management (NYSE: WM) to serve as senior vice president of Customer Experience. Under this newly-created role, Cowan will: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090219/WMLOGO) Make customer solutions a part of the ... 
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01/05/11Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2010 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces First Quarter 2011 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON, Jan 05, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, February 17, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2010 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 17, 2011 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answe... 
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12/16/10Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments by 8%
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $1.26 to $1.36 on an Annual Basis HOUSTON, Dec 16, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved an 8% increase in the planned quarterly dividend rate, from $0.315 to $0.34 per share. This marks the seventh consecutive year that the Company has increased its quarterly dividend. Actual future quarterly dividends must first be declared by its Board of Di... 
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11/09/10Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Nov 09, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.315 per share payable December 17, 2010 to stockholders of record on December 1, 2010. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through subsidiaries, the Company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposa... 
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10/28/10Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2010 Earnings
Third Quarter Revenue Increases Seven Percent Company Reaffirms 2010 Free Cash Flow Guidance HOUSTON, Oct 28, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) --  Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2010. Revenue for the third quarter of 2010 was $3.24 billion compared with $3.02 billion for the same 2009 period, an increase of $212 million, or 7.0%. Net income(a) for the quarter was $244 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, compared with $2... 
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09/30/10Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Fourth Quarter 2010 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON, Sep 30, 2010 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on October 28, 2010 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss third quarter 2010 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, October 28, 2010 and will be available on Waste Management's website, www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions during the confere... 
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08/20/10Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.315 per share payable September 24, 2010 to stockholders of record on September 7, 2010. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through subsidiaries, the Company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It i... 
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07/29/10Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2010 Earnings
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2010. Revenue for the second quarter of 2010 was $3.16 billion compared with $2.95 billion for the same 2009 period, an increase of $206 million, or 7.0%. Net income(a) for the quarter was $246 million, or $0.51 per diluted share, compared with $247 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2009. The Company noted certain items that impacted re... 
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06/18/10Waste Management Sets Date for Q2 2010 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces 3Q 2010 Conference Presentation Schedule
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06/03/10Waste Management Announces Pricing of $600 Million Senior Note
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06/02/10Waste Management President and COO to Leave Waste Management
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05/11/10Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
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04/29/10Waste Management Announces Q1 2010 Earnings
First Quarter Revenue Increases 4.4% Company Notes Volume Trends Are Improving HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2010. Net income(a) for the quarter was $182 million, or $0.37 per diluted share, compared with $155 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2009. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of over 19%. Revenues for the first quarter of 2010 were $2.93 bill... 
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04/13/10Waste Management appoints Carl Rush to Senior Leadership Team
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03/29/10Waste Management Sets Date for Q1 2010 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Q2 2010 Conference Presentation Schedule
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02/26/10Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
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02/16/10Waste Management Announces Q4 and Full Year 2009 Earnings
HOUSTON--(BUSINESSWIRE)--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WM) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2009. Net income(a) for the quarter was $315 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared with $218 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2008. This is an increase in earnings per diluted share of 45%. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2009 were $3.01 billion compared with $3.11 billion for the same 2008 period. The Comp... 
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01/11/10Waste Management Sets Date for Q4 and Full Year 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Q1 2010 Conference Presentation Schedule
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12/17/09Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend
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12/01/09Waste Management Appoints Puneet Bhasin as SVP of IT and CIO
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11/12/09Waste Management Announces Pricing of $600 Million Senior Notes
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11/10/09Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
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10/29/09Waste Management Announces Diluted Earnings per Share of $0.56
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09/24/09Waste Management Sets Date for 3Q 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces 4Q 2009 Conference Presentation Schedule
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08/25/09Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
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08/05/09Waste Management to Purchase 40 percent equity share of Shanghai Environment Group (SEG)
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07/30/09Waste Management Announces Ticker Change To WM
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. today announced the change of its ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) from WMI to WM effective at the start of trading on Wednesday, August 5, 2009. The new symbol better represents the company’s current logo. “We have put tremendous effort into communicating Waste Management’s leadership in providing environmental solutions,” said David S... 
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07/30/09Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2009 Earnings
Company to Resume Share Repurchases Given Improved Visibility to Full Year Results HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 30, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2009. Net income(a) for the quarter was $247 million, or $0.50 per diluted share, compared with $318 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2008. Revenues for the second quarter of 2009 were $2.95 billion ... 
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06/25/09Waste Management Sets Date for Second Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Third Quarter 2009 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 25, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, July 30, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss second quarter 2009 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, July 30, 2009 and will be available on Waste Management’s website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions durin... 
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05/08/09Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per share payable June 19, 2009 to stockholders of record on June 1, 2009. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collec... 
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04/29/09Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2009 Earnings
Adjusted Income from Operations Margin Expands HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) today announced financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. Net income(a) for the quarter was $155 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, compared with $241 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, for the first quarter of 2008. Revenues for the first quarter of 2009 were $2.81 billion compared with $3.27 billion for the ... 
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03/26/09Waste Management Sets Date for First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Second Quarter 2009 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss first quarter financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Wednesday, April 29, 2009 and will be available on Waste Management’s website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions during ... 
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02/25/09Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Feb. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.29 per share payable March 20, 2009 to stockholders of record on March 9, 2009. Commented David P. Steiner, Chief Executive Officer, "Our Board of Directors and the executive management continue to have great confidence in the ability of this company to produce strong and consistent cash flows. This dividend payment is a 7.4% increase to the quarterly ... 
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02/23/09Waste Management Announces Pricing of $800 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $350 million aggregate principal amount of 6.375% senior notes due March 11, 2015 and $450 million aggregate principal amount of 7.375% senior notes due March 11, 2019 under a shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company's wh... 
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02/12/09Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings
Adjusted EPS Exceeds Wall Street Consensus HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2009-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2008. Revenues for the fourth quarter of 2008 were $3.11 billion compared with $3.36 billion for the same 2007 period. Net income for the quarter was $218 million, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared with $309 million, or $0.61 per diluted ... 
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01/12/09Waste Management Sets Date for Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces First Quarter 2009 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON, Jan 12, 2009 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, February 12, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 12, 2009 and will be available on Waste Management's website, www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to ... 
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11/12/08Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 12, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share payable December 19, 2008 to stockholders of record on December 1, 2008. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 disposa... 
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10/30/08Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2008 Earnings
Company Posts 16.7% Increase in Earnings Per Share HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 30, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2008. Revenue for the third quarter of 2008 was $3.53 billion compared with $3.40 billion in the year ago period, an increase of 3.6%. Net income for the quarter was $310 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, compared with $278 million, or $0.54 per diluted share, in the prior year p... 
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10/13/08Waste Management Announces Preliminary Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Per Diluted Share Above Wall Street Expectations
Company Withdraws Proposal to Acquire Republic Services HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced preliminary revenue and earnings per diluted share results for the third quarter of 2008. Waste Management expects to report revenues of $3.53 billion, a 3.6% increase compared with the third quarter of 2007. Reported earnings for the third quarter of 2008 are expected to be $0.62 per diluted share, and after adjusting for certain items noted below are ... 
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09/30/08Waste Management Sets Date for Third Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call and Announces Third Quarter 2008 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, October 30, 2008 at 10:00 Eastern Time to discuss third quarter 2008 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, October 30, 2008 and will be available on Waste Management's website, www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Certain statements and answers to questions during the conference call ... 
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08/26/08Waste Management Provides Update on Status of Hart-Scott-Rodino Filing
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 26, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has received a second request for information from the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with the Company's July 24, 2008 filing under the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 to purchase shares of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG). The Company noted that since its HSR filing, it has been in regular communication with the DOJ, and has ... 
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08/25/08Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON, Aug 25, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share payable September 19, 2008 to stockholders of record on September 2, 2008. About Waste Management Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 dis... 
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08/15/08Waste Management Responds to Republic Services
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 15, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) ("Republic") yesterday evening regarding Waste Management's revised proposal to acquire Republic for $37.00 per share in cash. "We continue to believe that our revised proposal would provide superior value to Republic stockholders and, with Republic's cooperation, would be executable on a timely basi... 
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08/11/08Waste Management Improves All-Cash Proposal for Republic Services
Proposes to Acquire Republic for $37.00 Per Share in Cash Strength of Commitment to Regulatory Approval Evident in $250 Million Reverse Break-Up Fee Company Willing to Include "Ticking Fee" to Demonstrate Confidence in Timely Regulatory Approval HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 11, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has sent the Board of Directors of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) ("Republic") a lett... 
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07/29/08Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings
Company Posts Higher Revenue and Increased Cash from Operations Company Expresses Confidence in Achieving the Upper End of Full Year 2008 Earnings Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 29, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2008. Revenue for the second quarter of 2008 was $3.49 billion compared with $3.36 billion in the year ago period, an increase of 3.9%. Net income for... 
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07/28/08Waste Management Reaffirms Intent to Acquire Republic Services
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today issued the following statement: The actions by Republic Services' Board announced today do not change our focus on acquiring Republic. Waste Management made its proposal on July 14, 2008, with the objective of presenting Republic's Board and stockholders a transaction intended to serve the interests of all Republic stockholders as well as Waste Management's stockholders. We are working diligently to p... 
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07/24/08Waste Management Announces Hart-Scott-Rodino Filing for Intended Acquisition of Republic Services Shares
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 24, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that today it is filing a Notification and Report Form under the Hart-Scott-Rodino ("HSR") Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 relating to purchases of shares of Republic Services, Inc. This filing also will initiate the United States Department of Justice's expected antitrust review of Waste Management's proposed merger transaction with Republic and start the applicable HSR waiting period. Concurrent ... 
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07/18/08Waste Management Responds to Republic Services
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 18, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today issued the following statement in response to the announcement by Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) ("Republic") that its Board of Directors rejected Waste Management's $34.00 per share all-cash proposal. We are disappointed in the Republic Board of Directors' unwillingness to consider Waste Management's proposal as one that could reasonably be expected to lead to a superior proposal. Waste Manageme... 
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07/16/08Waste Management Launches Online Service for Compact Fluorescent Bulb Recycling From Home
ThinkGreenFromHome.com provides streamlined consumer recycling solutions for household electronic waste HOUSTON, July 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI), North America's leading provider of comprehensive waste management services, today launched ThinkGreenFromHome.com, a streamlined online service for the recycling of universal household waste including compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), batteries, and eventually other household e... 
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07/14/08Waste Management Announces Preliminary Second Quarter 2008 Revenue and Earnings Per Diluted Share
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced preliminary revenue and earnings per diluted share results for the second quarter of 2008. Waste Management expects to report revenues of $3.49 billion, a 3.9% increase compared with the second quarter of 2007. Reported earnings for the second quarter of 2008 are expected to be $0.64 per diluted share, which includes a combined $0.02 to $0.03 per diluted share benefit to earnings from favorable ... 
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07/14/08Waste Management Proposes to Acquire Republic Services for $34.00 Per Share in Cash
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 14, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today that it has made a proposal to the Board of Directors of Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) ("Republic") to acquire all of Republic's outstanding common stock for $34.00 per share in cash. Waste Management's proposal represents a premium of approximately 22% over the closing price of Republic stock on July 11, 2008, the last trading day prior to public disclosure of Waste Management's proposal. ... 
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06/25/08Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 25, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00 - 11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss second quarter 2008 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, July 29, 2008 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management inv... 
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05/09/08Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share payable June 20, 2008 to stockholders of record on June 2, 2008. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator and owne... 
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04/29/08Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings
Company Posts Higher Earnings and Cash from Operations and Expresses Confidence in Achieving Full Year 2008 Earnings Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 29, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2008. Net income for the quarter was $241 million, or $0.48 per diluted share, compared with $238 million, or $0.45 per diluted share in the prior year period. Revenue for the first quarter of 2008 was $3.27... 
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03/28/08Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release Conference Call and Second Quarter 2008 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 28, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss first quarter 2008 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, April 29, 2008 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management inv... 
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03/04/08Waste Management Announces Pricing of $600 Million Senior Notes
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 4, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today that it has priced an underwritten public offering of $600 million aggregate principal amount of 6.10% senior notes due March 15, 2018 under a shelf registration statement previously filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The notes will be fully and unconditionally guaranteed by the Company's wholly-owned subsidiary, Waste Management Holdings, Inc. The notes have been assigned rating... 
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02/27/08Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 27, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.27 per share payable March 21, 2007 to stockholders of record on March 10, 2008. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator and... 
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02/13/08Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings
Increases Earnings per Diluted Share by 32.6% in Fourth Quarter of 2007 Expands Full Year 2007 Income from Operations as a Percent of Revenue by Over 170 Basis Points HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 13, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2007. Revenues for the fourth quarter 2007 were $3.36 billion compared with $3.28 billi... 
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01/14/08Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Earnings Release Conference Call and First Quarter 2008 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 14, 2008--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2007 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Wednesday, February 13, 2008 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire service... 
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12/17/07Company Announces 2008 Capital Allocation Program
Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments by 12.5% Per Share Dividend to Increase from $0.96 to $1.08 on an Annual Basis Cash Available for Dividend Payments and Stock Repurchases Increased to $1.4 Billion for 2008, a $200 Million Increase from the 2007 Annual PlanHOUSTON, Dec 17, 2007 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a new capital allocation program that includes the authorization for up to ... 
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11/13/07Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend and Authorizes an Additional $300 Million in Stock Repurchases
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 13, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share payable December 19, 2007 to stockholders of record on December 3, 2007. The Company also announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the purchase of up to an additional $300 million in common stock in addition to its current capital allocation plan. The Company's current capital allocation plan lasts through the end of 2007 an... 
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10/26/07Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings
Company Generates Cash from Operations of $771 Million in Third Quarter 2007 and Raises Full-Year Free Cash Flow Guidance Income from Operations as a Percent of Revenue Expands HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2007. Revenues for the quarter were $3.40 billion as compared with $3.44 billion in the year ago period. Net income for the quarter was ... 
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09/27/07Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Conference Call and Fourth Quarter 2007 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 27, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Friday, October 26, 2007 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss third quarter 2007 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Friday, October 26, 2007 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management inv... 
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08/24/07Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 24, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share payable September 21, 2007 to stockholders of record on September 4, 2007. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, opera... 
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07/31/07Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2007 Earnings
Income from Operations as a Percent of Revenue Expands by over 200 Basis Points Company Raises Full-Year 2007 Earnings Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 31, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2007. Net income for the quarter was $338 million, or $0.64 per diluted share, compared with $417 million, or $0.76 per diluted share in the prior year period. The... 
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07/02/07Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Conference Call and Third Quarter 2007 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 2, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss second quarter 2007 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, July 31, 2007 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management invite... 
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06/21/07Waste Management Announces Group Senior Leadership Changes
Frazier Appointed Senior Vice President HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 21, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced Brett Frazier was promoted to senior vice president of the Eastern Group, which encompasses 15 states in the Eastern U.S. He succeeds James E. Trevathan who has assumed the role of senior vice president of the 12-state Southern Group following the retirement of David R. Hopkins, who is retiring after more than 25 years in the waste industry. "Brett Frazier has 25 y... 
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05/11/07Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 11, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share payable June 22, 2007 to stockholders of record on June 4, 2007. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator and own... 
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04/27/07Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2007 Earnings
Earnings Per Diluted Share Increase 24% Company Raises Full-Year 2007 Earnings Guidance HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2007. Net income for the quarter was $222 million, or $0.42 per diluted share, compared with $186 million, or $0.34 per diluted share in the prior year period, a 24% increase in earnings per diluted share. Income from operatio... 
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03/27/07Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release Conference Call and Second Quarter 2007 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 27, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Friday, April 27, 2007 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss first quarter 2007 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Friday, April 27, 2007 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management invites... 
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03/05/07Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase 2007 Stock Repurchases by up to $600 Million
Cash Authorized for Return to Shareholders in 2007 Increases to $1.8 Billion HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 5, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today that its Board of Directors has authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $600 million in common stock during 2007, which brings the total amount of cash authorized for return to shareholders to $1.8 billion for 2007. "This announcement reinforces our commitment to return free cash flow t... 
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03/01/07Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 1, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.24 per share payable March 23, 2007 to stockholders of record on March 12, 2007. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, operator an... 
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02/08/07Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Earnings
Company Generates Cash from Operations of $675 Million for Fourth Quarter and $2.54 Billion for Full Year 2006 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 8, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2006. Revenues for the quarter were $3.28 billion compared with $3.37 billion in the year ago period. Net income for the quarter was $246 million, or $0.46 per diluted share, compared with $290 ... 
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01/30/07Waste Management Appoints Jay Romans as Senior Vice President, People
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 30, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today that Jay Romans has been named as the company's new senior vice president, people. Romans, a human resources professional with 30-plus years experience, joins the company's senior leadership team. "We are excited that Jay is joining the Waste Management team," said CEO David Steiner. "He brings a wealth of knowledge, experience and leadership to the position. As we continue to differentiate ... 
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01/09/07Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call and First Quarter 2007 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 9, 2007--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, February 8, 2007 from 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2006 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, February 8, 2007 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. W... 
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12/18/06Waste Management Announces Plan to Increase Quarterly Dividend Payments by 9.1%
Per Share Dividend to Increase from $0.88 to $0.96 on an Annual Basis Quarterly Dividend Payment of $0.24 to Begin in First Quarter 2007 HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 18, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced that its Board of Directors approved a 9.1% increase in its quarterly dividend program, raising the amount to $0.24 per share compared to the $0.22 per share paid in 2006. Beginning in the first quarter of 2007, the ... 
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12/13/06David Steiner, Waste Management CEO, Joins CEOs and Military Experts to Unveil a National Strategy
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11/10/06Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 10, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable December 22, 2006 to stockholders of record on December 4, 2006. Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Our subsidiaries provide collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. We are also a leading developer, opera... 
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10/25/06Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2006 Earnings
Business Editors/Environment Writers HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 25, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2006. Revenues for the quarter were $3.44 billion as compared with $3.38 billion in the year ago period, an increase of 2.0%. Net income for the quarter was $300 million, or $0.55 per diluted share, compared with $215 million, or $0.38 per diluted share, in the prior year period, which represents... 
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10/25/06Waste Management Employees in Irvine Vote to Approve Contract
Santa Ana Employees Also Approved Proposed Contract on Oct. 20IRVINE, Calif., Oct. 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Waste Management of Orange County today released the following statement after its employees in Irvine voted on Wednesday to accept the company's proposed five-year contract as a successor agreement to the contract that expired Sept. 30. This is the same offer the company's Santa Ana employees voted to accept last week. Waste Management's employees at both its Irvine and Santa Ana operation... 
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09/25/06Waste Management Announces Third Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call and Fourth Quarter 2006 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sept. 25, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss third quarter 2006 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Wednesday, October 25, 2006 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Manage... 
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08/25/06Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 25, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable September 22, 2006 to stockholders of record on September 5, 2006. Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 al... 
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07/28/06Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2006 Earnings; Income from Operations as a Percent of Revenue Continues Expansion Trend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 28, 2006-- Company Announces Plan to Increase 2006 Stock Repurchases by up to $350 Million, Bringing 2006 Cash Authorized for Return to Shareholders to $1.55 Billion Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its second quarter ended June 30, 2006. Revenues for the quarter were $3.41 billion as compared with $3.29 billion in the year ago period, an increase of 3.7%. Net income for the quarter ... 
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06/27/06Waste Management Announces Second Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--June 27, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Friday, July 28, 2006 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss second quarter 2006 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Friday, July 28, 2006 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management invites... 
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05/05/06Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 5, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced today the declaration of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable June 23, 2006 to stockholders of record on June 5, 2006. Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, 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 also a leading d... 
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04/27/06Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings; Earnings Per Diluted Share Increase 31%
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--April 27, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its first quarter ended March 31, 2006. Revenues for the quarter were $3.23 billion as compared with $3.04 billion in the year ago period, or an increase of 6.3%. Net income for the quarter was $186 million, or $0.34 per diluted share, compared with $150 million, or $0.26 per diluted share in the prior year period, a 31% increase in earnings per diluted share. "We are... 
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03/31/06Waste Management Announces Midwestern Group Senior Vice President
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 31, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced Jeff M. Harris as the new senior vice president of the Midwestern Group, which encompasses 16 states in the U.S. and operations in Toronto and Southwestern Ontario in Canada. He succeeds Robert Damico, who is retiring after more than 25 years with the company. "Since 1999, Jeff has served Waste Management in key operating leadership positions," said Larry O'Donnell, president and chief operating officer ... 
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03/30/06Waste Management Announces First Quarter 2006 Earnings Release Conference Call and Second Quarter 2006 Conference Presentation Schedule
HOUSTON, Mar 30, 2006 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Thursday, April 27, 2006 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss first quarter 2006 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Thursday, April 27, 2006 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. Waste Management inv... 
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03/07/06Waste Management Announces President of Wheelabrator Technologies Inc.
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--March 7, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced Mark A. Weidman as the new president of Wheelabrator Technologies Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company. He succeeds Drennan Lowell, who is retiring. "As vice president of operations at Wheelabrator since 2001, Mark has been instrumental in setting and achieving the goals that ensured continuous improvement in all areas of the operation. He also has been instrumental in helping attain OSHA Volunt... 
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02/14/06Waste Management Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Earnings; Fourth Quarter Internal Revenue Growth from Yield on Base Business Reaches Five-Year High of 3.9%
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 14, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) today announced financial results for its fourth quarter and for the year ended December 31, 2005. Revenues for the quarter were $3.37 billion compared with $3.21 billion in the year ago period, an increase of 5.1%. Net income for the quarter was $290 million, or $0.52 per diluted share, compared with $269 million, or $0.47 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter 2004, or a 7.8% increase in net income and a 1... 
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01/12/06Waste Management, Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2005 Earnings Release Conference Call
HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 12, 2006--Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE:WMI) announced that it has scheduled an analyst conference call on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 from 9:00-10:00 a.m. Central Time (10:00-11:00 a.m. ET) to discuss fourth quarter and full year 2005 financial results. These results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Tuesday, February 14, 2006 and will be available on Waste Management's website, http://www.wm.com, after release to the wire se... 
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