Waste Management

Waste Management is North America's leading provider of integrated environmental solutions. We partner with our customers and communities to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. We are on a quest for environmental performance, a mission to maximize resource value, while minimizing – and even eliminating – environmental impact so that both our economy and our environment can thrive.

Waste Management tailors its services to meet the needs of each customer group and to ensure consistent, superior service at the local level. Headquartered in Houston, the company serves nearly 20 million municipal, commercial, industrial, and residential customers through a network of 367 collection operations, 355 transfer stations, 273 active landfill disposal sites, 16 waste-to-energy plants, 104 recycling plants, and 111 beneficial-use landfill gas projects.

Houston, US
Size (employees)
41,200 (est)+2%
Waste Management was founded in 1968 and is headquartered in Houston, US

Key People at Waste Management

James Fish

James Fish

President and Chief Executive Officer

Waste Management Office Locations

Waste Management has office in Houston
Houston, US

Waste Management Metrics

Waste Management Summary

Market capitalization

$32 b

Closing share price

Waste Management's current market capitalization is $32 b.

Waste Management Financials

Waste Management's revenue is $14 b in FY, 2013 which is a 0.1% decrease from the previous period.
FY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


$14 b$14 b$13 b$13.6 b

Revenue growth, %


Gross profit

$6.1 b$6.1 b$5.7 b

Operating expense total

$9.1 b$3.8 b$3.6 b


$1.1 b$2.4 b$2.1 b

Net Income

$130 m$1.3 b$752 m$1.2 b

Operating cash flow

($136 m)$1.2 b($1.3 b)

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