Sustainability

At Waste Management, we’re always working for a sustainable tomorrow. After all, taking care of the environment by managing and reducing waste is our business.

We have two overarching sustainability goals—to reduce GHG emissions and to help make our communities safe, resilient and sustainable. Currently, the services we provide avoid three times more GHG emissions than we generate in our operations, and we aim to increase that to four times by 2038. We set 6 targets to achieve by 2025 to make sure we are on the path to achieve this goal and sufficiently progressing our overarching goals.

Learn more about our sustainability performance at http://sustainability.wm.com.


70%

of collection fleet to be alternative
fuel vehicles
Alternative Fuel

10%

inbound recycling contamination at our MRFs
Recycling Contamination

50%

of alternative fuel vehicles to run
on renewable natural gas
Alternative Fuel

100%

renewable energy at WM controlled sites
 
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Develop

fugitive emissions measurement systems
 
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100%

of WM employees paid
a Living Wage
 
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