Waste Management, Inc

Waste Management (WM) is a US-based company with headquarters in Houston, Texas. The company is listed on the stock index S & P 500.

Waste Management operates as a company in the field of waste management. It operates 131 recycling and waste incinerators, as well as 17 283 landfills in the United States. (As of 2007), the company operates its facilities in 48 U.S. states and Puerto Rico and neighboring Canada. The company was founded by Wayne Huizenga, Dean Buntrock, and Larry Beck 1968.

Waste Management is the largest purely specializing in waste management private companies in the United States, followed by the company Allied Waste Industries of Arizona.