9 hrs ago
Inside Bay Area
Oakland garbage scales back rate increases
The City Council handed over Oakland's $1 billion garbage and recycling franchise to a homegrown upstart that will charge homeowners lower rates than its top competitor, but might not be able to deliver service when the contract begins next July.
13 hrs ago
Overhead crane operator Luis Rullan guides a giant claw to pick up trash at Wheelabrator's Bridgeport Resco waste-to-energy plant in Bridgeport, Conn.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Deals of the day- Mergers and acquisitions
** Singapore's City Developments Ltd and Australia's Stockland Group Ltd are considering bidding for Leighton Holdings' $7 billion residential and commercial property portfolio, a leading Australian newspaper reported on Tuesday.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Waste haulers seek chance to bid on Manatee County's estimated $140 million business
Manatee County commissioners Tuesday agreed to suspend further legal work on a proposed renewal of solid waste contracts with current haulers, estimated to be worth $140 million.
Fitch: Waste Management, Inc. Divestiture Benefits Profile
Fitch expects the transaction to stabilize top line growth and slightly improve operating margins and cash flow generation, which will help to enhance the operating profile over the long term.
The Arizona Republic
Quick look at morning wires
Quick look at morning wires Quick look at morning wires Check out this story on azcentral.com: http://azc.cc/1mZQrch In this July 17, 2014, file photo, people walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine.
Waste Management Announces Second Quarter Earnings
'Our strong yield and cost controls delivered growth in income from operations, operating EBITDA, and adjusted earnings per share when compared to second quarter 2013 results,' commented , President and Chief Executive Officer of Waste Management.
Why Waste Management (WM) Stock Is Rising Today
In separate news, the company also reported a 14% drop in second quarter profit from the year ago period to $210 million, or 60 cents per diluted share, but 1 cent better than analysts were expecting for the quarter.
Waste Management selling subsidiary for $1.94B
Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.
Waste Management Selling Subsidiary for $1.94B
Waste Management is selling a subsidiary to Energy Capital Partners for $1.94 billion as part of its effort to focus on its core business.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
Off the Kuff
It's past time for a garbage fee
For years, Houston's Solid Waste Management Department Director Harry Hayes has suggested the city implement a garbage fee to expand curbside recycling and pay for other initiatives.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Gurnee village hall now a place to safely dispose of medical waste
Gurnee residents who want to safely dispose of syringes or other medical waste don't need to look beyond village hall.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
The Truth About Recycling
We haul our plastics to the curb to be picked up and recycled, but that does not mean every item will get a second life.
Republic Services posts higher earnings
Republic Services Inc.'s second-quarter earnings excluding items rose 16% as the waste-management and recycling company said revenue rose 5%.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
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The outlook for both ratings is stable. The ratings of NGIC reflect its excellent risk-adjusted capitalization, operating performance and liquidity positions, as well as its sophisticated risk management strategy and practices, conservative investment strategy, its management team's extended experience in the industry and its parent's, Waste ... (more)
Mon Jul 21, 2014
UAV to buzz birds at Riverbend
Waste Management Inc. has decided to partner with researchers at Oregon State University to see if unmanned aerial vehicles can be used to scare away pest birds from McMinnville's Riverbend Landfill.
Logan's landfill closes in less than one year
The closure of Logan County's landfill is less than a year away and much preparation is expected from now until July 4, 2015, when Waste Management, Inc., closes the gates.
The Motley Fool
3 Solid Reasons Waste Management Inc. Looks Attractive
It has been executing new pricing strategies, cutting costs, and investing in technology.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Russellville City Council approves waste bid proposal
Waste Management will continue to be the city of Russellville's single trash service provider for the next five years.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
UPDATE 1-HP interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigns to focus on health
Hewlett-Packard Co said interim Chairman Ralph Whitworth resigned from its board of directors, effective Wednesday, to focus on his health.