Waste Management Overview

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

CompetitorsRepublic Services, Covanta, Waste Connections
Create Comparison

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 ...

Waste Management Reviews

Recommend to a Friend
Approve of CEO
James C. Fish, Jr
James C. Fish, Jr
525 Ratings
Featured ReviewHelpful (5)
Waste Management icon

"Excellent company to work for!"

Current Employee - Laborer in Port Charlotte, FL
Positive Outlook
Approves of CEO

I have been working at Waste Management full-time for more than 3 years


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!
See All 2,257 Reviews

Diversity & Inclusion at Waste Management

(221 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, In

Waste Management Photos

+ Add Photo
Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]Waste Management photo of: [photoCaption]

Waste Management Interviews

Getting an Interview
Applied online70%
Employee Referral8%

  1. [employerShortName] icon

    Field Representative Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Declined Offer
    Positive Experience
    Average Interview


    Very well coordinated and profesional. Willing to listen and let me ask questions the people are willing to listen to my questions and concerns. In the future I plant to use Glassdoor as my first option

    Would I be willing to travel

    1 Answers

See All 481 interviews

Company Updates

5 February 2021
KEY NOT FOUND: company-updates.categories.company-news
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.”
Shared image - Waste Management | 2021 World's Most Admired Companies
Waste Management | 2021 World's Most Admired Companies
29 January 2021
KEY NOT FOUND: company-updates.categories.company-news
Forbes recognized WM on its list of Canada’s Best Employers 2021! Forbes and Statista selected Canada’s Best Employers through an independent survey applied to a vast sample of more than 8,000 Canadians working for companies with more than 500 employees in Canada. The evaluation was based on direct and indirect recommendations from employees that were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. “This honor confirms what we have long believed – that Waste Management is a great place to work. Over the past year through the pandemic, the company has provided the security and support our team needs. Our core values of safety, the environment, our customers and inclusion and diversity foster a culture where employees are empowered to Do the Right Thing. The Right Way. All of this tied together creates a workplace that allows individuals to feel part of an engaged team that takes pride in our work.” - Lesley Warner, People Director, Canada Congratulations to the incredible work of Team Canada!
Shared image - Canada's Best Employers 2021
Canada's Best Employers 2021

Waste Management Awards & Accolades

  • Top Company for Women to Work ForWomen in Trucking Association2020
  • World's Most Ethical CompaniesEthisphere2020

Popular Careers with Waste Management Job Seekers

Heavy Equipment Operator II
Learn About the Job
Customer Service Representative
Learn About the Job
Operations Management Trainee
Learn About the Job

Waste Management FAQ

(51 Questions)

All answers shown come directly from Waste Management Reviews and are not edited or altered.

See questions about:

Does Waste Management offer relocation assistance?

...Relocation potential....

13 August 2019

Read more

See 1 more answer

Work at Waste Management? Share Your Experiences

Waste Management
Waste Management
Click to Rate