WM Overview

  • www.wm.com
  • Houston, TX
  • 10000+ Employees
  • 1971
  • Company - Public (WM)
  • Building & Personnel Services
  • $10+ billion (USD)

Waste Management (WM), a Fortune 250 company, is North America's largest environmental solutions provider and recycler. WM serves over 20 million customers in residential, commercial, industrial and municipal markets throughout North America through a network of collection ...
Mission: We have made commitments to sustainability that help drive our business. By 2038, we plan to offset four times the GHG emissions we generate through our operations. We also aim to help make communities in which we live and work safe, resilient and sustainable by concentrating on ...

Company Updates

March 7, 2022
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Meet our people: Ginger Pitts, Driver Ginger joined WM not too long ago in 2020. After a career as a restaurateur followed by a stint as a school bus driver, she finally found her niche here at WM. So much so that Ginger was recently named Women In Trucking Association's March 2022 Member of the Month. Congratulations to Ginger! #WomensHistoryMonth "Don't hesitate! Women can do anything! Jump in and enjoy the ride!" -Ginger Pitts, WM Driver
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February 4, 2022
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Have you heard the news? Waste Management will officially be known as “WM”. Such a modification may seem small, but the truth is it’s a seismic shift for our company. WM’s business offerings go beyond just managing waste. We are North America’s largest environmental solutions provider and a sustainability leader focused on helping customers achieve their sustainability goals. We look forward to continuing to share how we are always working for a sustainable tomorrow.
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WM Reviews

3.6
65%
Recommend to a Friend
81%
Approve of CEO
James C. Fish, Jr
James C. Fish, Jr
885 Ratings
Featured Review
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Great Company with even better benefits"

Oct 12, 2021 - Senior Route Manager
Recommends
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

Pros

Pay is excellent, benefits excellent, time off excellent, leadership team is always available to help you even if it not about work. Has a real family feeling. I would recommend a career at Waste

Cons

Can have long hours no more than 13 in a day so not all bad because you are getting paid for that time. No other real con's.

Advice to Management

Create a clear path to advance your career.
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Diversity & Inclusion at WM

3.7
(765 Reviews)

Diversity Programs & Initiatives

We are 45,000 people – from many places and many backgrounds, and it is our amazing differences that make us stronger. Our commitment to inclusion and diversity is rooted in our values and woven into our business strategies, as we work toward a sustainable tomorrow.

At Waste Management, Inclusion Diversity is not a special program; it’s a way of life that starts at the top. Members of the Waste Management Board of Directors said it best in a recent letter to the Waste Management Leadership Team:

“Our goal is to place Waste Management at the forefront of building the kind of organization that can lead our country to a better place. Through our values of being ‘Committed to

Diversity & Inclusion FAQs

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How is diversity at WM?

...Steady work, engaged upper management, diversity and inclusion are corporate priorities....Read More

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WM Interviews

Experience
Positive56%
Negative26%
Neutral18%
Getting an Interview
Applied online71%
Recruiter9%
Employee Referral8%
Difficulty
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  1. Featured Interview

    Truck Driver (Trainee) Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Easy Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 3 weeks. I interviewed at WM (United States) in Sep 2021

    Interview

    Applied online got a call back and did a phone interview. They then set up an in person interview at the local facility. That went great very professional and huge emphasis on safety. And i start monday
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WM Awards & Accolades

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired CompanyFortune Magazine2022
  • World's Most Ethical CompaniesEthisphere2021
  • Forbes The World's Top Female Friendly CompaniesForbes2021
  • Top 100 Military Friendly EmployersGI Jobs2021
  • Commitment to LGBTQ workplace equalityCorporate Equality Index (CEI)2020

Pledges & Certifications

  • Veteran Hiring Commitment

    Committed to helping America's military veterans find work

  • Diversity Commitment

    Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Career Advancement Program

    Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions

  • Social Responsibility Pledge

    Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities

  • First Job Programs

    Maintain entry-level hiring and career development programs to give people career starts

  • Returnships

    Offer formal "internships" for mid-career people or those returning to the workforce

  • Pay Equality Pledge

    Committed to paying equitably for equal work & experience

  • Tech Hiring Commitment

    Helping to train, hire and promote more technology workers

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WM FAQ

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What is paid time off like at WM?

...Good benefits, opportunity for advancement, PTO, Paid vacation, 401k, opportunity to travel or stay home, good compensation...

May 16, 2021

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