Waste Management Announces Cash Dividend

November 10, 2006 at 4:36 PM EST

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, 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
             Web site: http://www.wm.com 
SOURCE: Waste Management, Inc.