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Thinking Green Blog: Dog Show Achieves Zero Waste
For the dog-lover, it was paradise, as many different breeds were on display – English Mastiffs, Bulldogs, Dalmatians, English Setters and more. But what was also on display at the Pacific Kennel Club Dog Show was recycling at its highest level. That means zero waste. The event took place this summer in...
Sep 12, 2014 9:00 AM ET
“Green Athletes” Unite for Different Kind of Sport
This summer, Waste Management participated at the Green Sports Alliance Summit, which for four years has promoted sustainable best practices among facility managers and marked the victories taking place during our favorite pastimes. Over the course of three days we celebrated venues like CenturyLink Field, home of the Seattle Seahawks, where, during a championship...
Aug 28, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Waste Management Hero Driver Visits the White House
On August 13, Waste Management driver Arnold Harvey, alongside his wife, Theresa, visited the White House to meet with Jonathan Greenblatt, Special Assistant to the President and Director of the Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation. The purpose of their visit? To discuss a...
Aug 18, 2014 1:50 PM ET
Landfill Powers Thousands of Seattle Homes
By Dave Unger, director of renewable energy for Waste Management When most people think of Seattle they think of gray skies and rainy days. However, when I picture the city I often think of something totally different – energy. After all, Seattle is where Seahawks fans push the boundaries of how loud a stadium can go. It’s where the triple shot espresso is as common as water at every...
Aug 12, 2014 3:15 PM ET
Waste Management Phoenix Open a finalist for “Sport for the Environment” Award
When it comes to the Waste Management Phoenix Open, there are several numbers we’re all extremely proud of: 6,000 recycling and compost bins on the course Zero trash cans 18 collection trucks, all of which run on clean-burning natural gas 563,008 attendees (a weeklong record) These numbers say a lot, but if...
Aug 8, 2014 12:30 AM ET