Life Cycle Thinking: Helping Our Stakeholders Help The Earth

Life Cycle Thinking: Helping Our Stakeholders Help The Earth

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When it comes to being good stewards of the earth, we all want to do the right thing. We strive to reduce our carbon footprint, avoid products that harm the air and water, and use recyclable materials whenever possible. But, good intentions only get us halfway. It also requires strategic thinking.

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Partnership with Nonprofit Provides Access to Online Conservation Collaboration Tool

Partnership with Nonprofit Provides Access to Online Conservation Collaboration Tool

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Written by guest blogger Jeff Ghannam from Wildlife Habitat Council. One of the ways that Waste Management (WM) achieves its corporate sustainability goal is by partnering with conservation organizations like the Wildlife Habitat Council (WHC), a nonprofit organization that promotes and certifies wildlife habitat conservation programs on working lands.

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Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

Recycle Often. Recycle Right.

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“Recycle Often. Recycle Right. sm" That’s Waste Management’s message to our customers, neighbors, and broader community of stakeholders. It’s much more than a simple refrain.

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Making Energy Security a National Goal (Part 2)

Making Energy Security a National Goal (Part 2)

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In Part 1 of this blog, I discussed the importance of diversifying our country’s transportation fuels in order to improve our national and economic security. At Waste Management, we’re doing our part. Four years ago, our entire fleet of about 18,000 heavy-duty collection trucks (the largest fleet of this type of heavy-duty truck in the U.S.) was reliant on fuels derived from oil. Today, we have reduced that number by almost 20 percent and are continuing to add more vehicles that run solely on natural gas.

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Making Energy Security a National Goal (Part 1)

Making Energy Security a National Goal (Part 1)

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In this two-part blog series, we explore the efforts Waste Management and others are taking to make energy security a national goal. For seven years, I have served as a member of the Energy Security Leadership Council (ESLC) of Securing America’s Future Energy (SAFE), a non-profit, non-partisan organization that seeks to reduce America’s dependence on oil in order to improve our national and economic security.

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