Portfolio X-Ray: Waste Management

Note: Read this introduction to see what I am doing in this series.

About Waste Management
Waste Management (NYSE: WM) is the nationwide leader in what its name says it does: waste management. But it is not all about hauling trash or managing landfills. As the company says in its most recent 10-Q:

“We are North America’s leading provider of comprehensive waste management environmental services. We partner with our residential, commercial, industrial and municipal customers and the communities we serve to manage and reduce waste at each stage from collection to disposal, while recovering valuable resources and creating clean, renewable energy. Our “Solid Waste” business is operated and managed locally by our subsidiaries that focus on distinct geographic areas and provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. Through our subsidiaries, we are also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States.” Continue reading “Portfolio X-Ray: Waste Management”