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 Steiner,
CEO. “From our trucks to our uniforms, the very recognizable WM
represents our company and our people. The WM symbol reinforces how
customers, communities and shareholders have come to think of us over
the past years, and aligns our branding with our stock symbol.”
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 services. It is also a leading
developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill
gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers
include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers
throughout North America.
Source: Waste Management, Inc.
Waste Management, Inc.
Jim Alderson, 713-394-2281
Lynn Brown, 713-394-5093 (Media)