Why Invest

Investment Thesis

Industry Leadership

  • Largest and most diverse asset and customer bases
  • Experienced and committed management and team members
  • Sustainability leader with premier brand

Strategic Focus

  • Lowering cost to serve and differentiating customer experience through technology and automation
  • Investing in sustainability-led growth that positions WM as a partner to our customers
  • Leveraging our asset network to achieve disciplined growth

Business & Financial Profile

  • Recession-resilient revenues
  • Strong and consistent free cash flow to fund balanced return of cash to shareholders and growth investments
  • Strong balance sheet that provides strategic flexibility


Message from our CEO

As the industry leader, we partner with our customers to develop solutions to their ever-changing waste management needs. The critical services that we provide generate recession-resilient revenues that drive strong and consistent cash flow and unmatched return on invested capital. The cash generation capability of our business allows for a healthy balance of investment in the business to continue to provide growth opportunities and cash returned to shareholders.

- James C. Fish Jr.

Ceo message


North American Footprint

North American Map


Learn more in our latest investor presentation.