Waste Management (NYSE:WM) will host leaders from global companies,
representatives from municipalities across the country, experts,
innovators and influencers, on Thursday, Feb. 2, at their seventh annual
Executive Sustainability Forum at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess in
Scottsdale, Ariz. The day-long event will feature renowned speakers and
panel discussions on the e-commerce revolution and the conundrum of
In addition, just one week after the presidential inauguration, keynote
speakers Dana Perino, former Republican White House Press Secretary and
now co-host of The Five on Fox News Channel, and Julie Roginsky,
Democratic Party strategist and regular Fox News Channel contributor,
will delve into anticipated changes in U.S. environmental policies and
the possible implications for businesses and local governments.
"The recycling business continues to evolve," said Waste Management
President and Chief Executive Officer, Jim Fish. "Global demand for
recycled materials has leveled off and consumer behavior is changing. At
our Sustainability Forum, we'll discuss changing consumer trends,
packaging changes and their impact on the recycling industry, consumers
and businesses. By working together and having meaningful dialogue, we
hope to find solutions to many of the complex sustainability challenges
facing the world today."
Two panel discussions will round out the morning and will be moderated
by Jerry Powell, President, Resource Recycling, Inc. The first panel
will discuss the e-commerce revolution and will include:
An afternoon workshop tackling the emerging dialogue around Sustainable
Materials Management and Lifecycle Thinking will round out the day.
Moderators Charlie Scott of Cascadia Consulting Group and Ruth Abbe of
Abbe & Associates will facilitate a dynamic results-oriented session
around changing goals to reflect broader environmental benefits.
Attendees will also have the option to participate in a Behind the
Scenes tour at the Waste Management Phoenix Open in the afternoon. The
tour gives participants an inside look at how Waste Management helps
make the tournament the "greenest show on grass", and features various
speakers to share their insights at a few stops along the course.
For event details and registration information, email email@example.com
or call 713-328-7517. Pre-registration is mandatory and space is
limited, so Waste Management recommends guests register early.
Waste Management's Executive Sustainability Forum will be held during
the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament (Jan. 30 - Feb. 5).
The tournament has become a major platform for highlighting Waste
Management's sustainability initiatives. Waste Management diverts 100%
of tournament waste away from landfills by reducing, reusing, recycling,
composting or turning it into energy. The company continues to improve
the tournament's sustainability efforts and results through the
collective efforts of everyone working together, taking action and doing
things differently. The Waste Management Phoenix Open is not only the
largest, most-attended tournament on the PGA TOUR, it is also the
largest verified zero waste event in the world.
ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT
Waste Management, based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of
comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its
subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and
resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading
developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities in
the United States. The company's customers include residential,
commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North
America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com
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