THOUGHT LEADERSHIP & EVENTS
At Waste Management, we recognize our role as educators in the sustainability industry. Throughout the year, we will be producing an ongoing series of webinars that present sustainability ideas, which can be applied across many industries – whether your focus is education, food & retail, construction or others. These hour-long webcasts, delivered by industry experts, offer insights and ideas on how your company can implement key sustainability practices in today’s competitive market. Click the topic below to view.Breaking Down Silos to Reach Campus Diversion and Sustainability goals
Colleges and universities have widely embraced sustainability goals and commitments but often face barriers in bringing together the various internal players needed to address environmental goals. Learn about the Think Green Campus Model, including real-world case studies that have helped campuses overcome institutional barriers to sustainability goals. In addition, learn to understand the roles of leadership, how to successfully identify goal-oriented green partners, and how to measure, report and consolidate results.Innovations in Organics Food Waste Recycling
Did you know that according to the EPA, 27% of municipal solid waste is made up of yard waste and food scraps? A growing number of cities have put waste-diversion goals into place and many companies have zero-waste goals that include food waste. Learn what you can do to prepare, including innovative waste diversion programs already under way, how to reduce waste, save money and prepare for future legislation.Getting to Zero Waste: How Companies Profit from Eliminating Waste
Discover how one of Fortune Magazine’s largest corporations and profitable companies is working with Waste Management to reach its sustainability goals – from challenges faced while implementing a zero-waste strategy to the costs and savings of achieving zero waste.Why Reducing Waste is a No Brainer for Higher Ed
Leading colleges and universities are leveraging sustainability practices to attract students, faculty, grants, endowment funding and contributions from alumni. Join the discussion on how Waste Management has collaborated with education giants, Rutgers and Florida International University, to institutionalize environmentally sustainable practices into their operations. Learn about best practices for handling consumables, the importance of student engagement and how to maximize value while minimizing costs.