World’s Largest Refuse collection and recycling companies

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Waste Management Inc (ww)

This is one of the Fortune 500 companies based in North America. The company works in waste management industry. The company is headquartered in Houston, Texas USA. The company manages the following facilities:

  • 273 landfill disposal sites
  • 367 collections centers 
  • 355 stations for waste transfers 
  • 16 plants for waste-to-energy transfer
  • 134 recycling plants  

Waste Management serves 27 million clients such as commercial, municipal, industrial and residential.  The company has its tentacles in United States, Canada and Puerto Rico.They achieve all these activities by using 21,000 motor vehicles to move waste. This is actually the largest fleet owned by one company in the waste industry. 
Waste Management’s main competitor is Republic Services Inc. These two companies are reported to manage more than half of all the waste in the USA. 
WW Inc was established in 1971 by Wayne Huizenga and his partner Dean. 
WW offers various services such as portable toilet rentals, collection of hazardous materials, security services, yard debris and recyclables among other services.

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Geoffrey Kerosi is a prolific Kenyan writer based in Nairobi City. Email: Skype: gkerosi Whatsapp: +254713 639 776 YouTube: Kerosi TV

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