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Awards & Recognitions

World’s Most Admired Companies (2019-2021)

World’s Most Ethical Company (2008-2017, 2020-2021)

Gold Class Sustainability Yearbook Award (2020-2021)
S&P Global + SAM Corporate Sustainability Assessment

100 Best Corporate Citizens (2015-2020)
Corporate Social Responsibility Magazine

FTSE4Good Index (2011-2019)
FTSE Russell

Sector Leader North America and World Indices (2019, 2018)
Dow Jones Sustainability Index in collaboration with RobecoSAM

ESG Prime Status (2019)

Climate A List (2016-2019)
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project)

Supplier Engagement (2016 – B Score; 2017 2018, 2019 – A Score)
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project)

S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index (2014, 2015)
CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project)

Change the World List (2015)

40 Under 40
Waste 360

Water Stewardship Influencer Award (2019)
Green Sports Alliance and Bonneville Environmental Foundation

Waste Pioneer (2017)
be Waste Wise

CEO of the Year (2017)
Waste Dive

50 Hottest Companies in Bioenergy (2010-2015)
Biofuels Digest

Sustainability Game Changer Partnership of the Year (2020)
National Waste & Recycling Association (NWRA)

Firebrand Award (2020)
Ignition Firebrand Awards

Top 50 Employers (2016)
Equal Opportunity Magazine

Corporate Equality Index (2010-2020)
Human Rights Campaign

50 Best Companies to Sell For (2015-2019)
Selling Power Magazine

Most Attractive Employer Award (2017-2019)

Best of the Best Employer (2019)
Black EOE Journal

Top LGBTQ+ Friendly Company (2019)
Black EOE Journal

Management Top 250 Company (2018)
Wall Street Journal

Top Disability-Friendly Company (2018)
DIVERSEability Magazine

Best of the Best, Top Veteran-Friendly Company (2012-2019)
U.S. Veterans Magazine

Top 100 Military Friendly Employer (2010-2021)
GI Jobs/MilitaryFriendly

Military Friendly Diversity Program (2010-2019)
GI Jobs/MilitaryFriendly

Top Military Friendly and Top Military Spouse Employer (2017)
Canada Company

“Best for Vets” Employer (2010-2019)
Military Times

Best of the Best Employer (2019)
HISPANIC Network Magazine

America's Best Places for Latinos to Work (2017)
Hispanic/Latinos Professional Association (HLPA)

Top Employers (2017-2019)
Professional Woman’s Magazine

Top 100 Best Companies to Work For Millennials (2018-2019)
Women’s Choice

Silver Stevie® Award for Women in Business (2019)
Stevie® Awards

Commitment to LGBTQ Workplace Equality (2020)

Employee Engagement Award (2019)
Wildlife Habitat Council

Corporate Conservation Leadership Award (2017)
Wildlife Habitat Council

Community Partner of the Year Award (2008, 2010, 2015)
Wildlife Habitat Council

Conservation and Education Award (2013)
Wildlife Habitat Council

International Habitat Conservation Award (2008)
Wildlife Habitat Council

William H. Howard CEO Award (2008)
Wildlife Habitat Council

President’s Award (2006)
Wildlife Habitat Council

Corporate Lands for Learning Award (2008, 2015)
Wildlife Habitat Council

The Weight of America’s Boards (2018)

Supplier of the Year (2015)

Excellence Award (2017)
Better Business Bureau – Houston

Supplier Leadership Award (2016)
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council

Tournament of the Year (2018)
PGA Tour

Business Appreciation (2019)
Waste Management Elkridge Material Recycling Facility
Howard County
Howard County, Maryland

Consumer Choice Award Winner (2019)
Waste Management Hamilton, Eastern Canada
RCI Environment
Hamilton, Canada

Impact Award for Beautification (2019)
Waste Management Eagle Valley Recycling and Disposal Facility
Orion Chamber
Orion, Michigan

Outstanding Community Partner (2017-2019)
Waste Management Austin Hauling
Texas Association of School Boards
Austin, Texas

Golden Eagle Award (2019)
Waste Management Maplewood (Amelia) Landfill
Amelia County
Amelia, Virginia

Award of Excellence (2019) King George Landfill
Waste Management King Georgia Landfill
Passaic Valley Sewerage Commission
King George, Virginia

Sixth Annual Industrial Partners Pretreatment Awards (2019)
Waste Management Hillsboro Landfill
Clean Water Services
Hillsboro, Oregon

Compliance Award (2019), Hillsboro Landfill
Waste Management Hillsboro Landfill
Hillsboro, Oregon

Evergreen Community Partner of the Year Award (2019)
Waste Management Brooklyn
Evergreen North Brooklyn Business Exchange
Brooklyn, New York

Recycling Education Recognition (2019)
Waste Management City Disposal Transfer Station
Lake St. Clair Metro Park
Detroit, Michigan

Recycler of the Year (2019)
Waste Management City of Port Orchard
Washington State Recycling Association
Port Orchard, Washington

NJ DEP Recycling Award - NJ CORe (2019)
Waste Management Newark Recycling Center
NJ Department
Newark, New Jersey

Diamond Excellence Awards (2019)
Waste Management Hampton Roads Hauling
Hampton, Virginia

HRSD + Pollution Prevention (P2) Award and Gold Award (2019)
Waste Management Bethel Landfill
Hampton, Virginia

River Stars Award (2019)
Waste Management Hampton Roads Hauling
Elizabeth River Project
Hampton, Virginia

Excellence in Environmental Stewardship (2019)
Waste Management's Hillsboro Landfill
Clean Water Services
Hillsboro, Oregon

Gold Leader (2010-2019)
Waste Management Denver Arapahoe Disposal Site
Environmental Leadership Program
Aurora, Colorado

Clean and Green Workplace Award (2019)
Waste Management Bethel Landfill
Hampton County
Hampton, Virginia

Lifetime Achievement Award to Mike Weinstein, Senior Pricing Manager. (2019)
Waste Management Kirkland
Washington Refuse and Recycling Association
Kirkland, Washington