Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

August 24, 2007 at 9:16 AM EDT

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, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. Our customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America.
CONTACT: Waste Management, Inc., Houston
             Analysts: Greg Nikkel, 713-265-1358
             Media: Lynn Brown, 713-394-5093
SOURCE: Waste Management, Inc.