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Waste Management Releases 2021 Sustainability Report


BOCA RATON, FLA.—Waste Management (WM), the largest environmental services provider in North America, has nearly 5,000 team members in Florida, and is looking to hire 300 more. The company is recruiting a variety of positions including CDL Drivers, Diesel Mechanics and Recycling Sorters and is offering signing bonuses, increased wages, and enhanced benefits in most job categories.

“We have continued to provide an essential service to our customers and communities in Florida throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, and we’ve invested in our team members as part of our sustainability focus,” said Florida Area Director of Communications Dawn McCormick. “This includes our recently announced Your Tomorrow educational benefit that pays for team members’ higher education and upskilling opportunities that will extend to their spouses and children in 2022.”

In its just released 2021 Sustainability Report, WM highlighted progress towards its sustainability goals around its people, customers, communities, and the environment including key investments made to further the company’s sustainability agenda.

Highlights from the Sustainability Report:

  • Invested $100 million in new recycling infrastructure technology in 2020 and operates three Material Recovery Facilities to process recycling for its Florida customers in Tampa, Cocoa, and Pembroke Pines.
  • Continues to make strides in fleet emissions reduction, lowering its absolute greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 16 percent in 2020.
  • Utilizes 1,335 collection trucks powered by clean burning Compressed Natural Gas in Florida, or 56 percent of its fleet.

Visit WM’s sustainability website at https://sustainability.wm.com/ for the full report.