Waste Management 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

May 17, 2021
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WM Career Day is back! Join us on May 21-22 for the opportunity to interview with managers and get a same-day offer to start your career with the WM family. At WM, we are turning jobs into stable careers. Apply at http://wm.com/WMCareerDay to participate. #WeAreWM
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Job Opportunities at WM
February 5, 2021
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WM has been recognized on Fortune's World's Most Admired Companies 2021 list for the third year in a row, and has moved up to the first position in Fortune’s industry category! This list is home to companies that have reached the pinnacle of excellence in nine key performance areas – from investment value to social responsibility. “Being recognized on this list is a testament to the commitment and hard work of our nearly 50,000 team members,” said Jim Fish, president and CEO of Waste Management. “We are truly proud of every team member who helped make WM what it is - a People First company that's always working for a sustainable tomorrow.”
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Waste Management Reviews

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James C. Fish, Jr
James C. Fish, Jr
576 Ratings
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Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Excellent company to work for!"

Nov 19, 2020 - Laborer in Port Charlotte, FL
Positive Outlook
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This is probably the best mid level job available in my area and I love it. If you are fully able to do labor and you have a strong work ethic then you will love it here. The work starts off tough,


You are going to get bitten by bugs. You are going to get some cuts or scrapes and you will smell some horrible things, but all that doesn't happen TOO frequently. Be mindful of your surroundings and

Advice to Management

Keep doing what you do, you guys are the best!
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Diversity & Inclusion at Waste Management

(279 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.

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Waste Management Interviews

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Applied online71%
Employee Referral8%

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    Anonymous Employee in Reno, NV
    Accepted Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Waste Management (Reno, NV) in Sep 2020


    I had to do an automated first interview where they asked me generic questions. Then they had someone from HR set up a virtual interview. After this I was interviewed by a Manager in the company.

    How many years experience do you have welding?

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Waste Management Awards & Accolades

  • Top Company for Women to Work ForWomen in Trucking Association2020
  • World's Most Ethical CompaniesEthisphere2020
  • Commitment to LGBTQ workplace equalityCorporate Equality Index (CEI)2020
  • Top Military Friendly EmployersMilitary Friendly2019
  • Best of the Best EmployerBlack EOE Journal2019

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

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What is paid time off like at Waste Management?

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

May 16, 2021

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