Waste Management

Industry: Business Services

About Waste Management

Leading provider of integrated environmental solutions in North America. Serving more than 21 million municipal, commercial and industrial customers in the U.S. and Canada. We invest in developing waste solutions for a changing world. Today, this includes not just disposal and recycling, but personal counseling to help customers achieve their green goals, including zero waste.

Military Friendly Ratings

We rate how Military Friendly® an organization is within 6 different categories. Learn more about our methodology.

The ratings below reflect the extent to which each organization exceeds the benchmark standards for Military Friendly®.

Hiring & Onboarding

Opportunity & Advancement

Culture & Commitment

Support & Retention

Policies & Compliance

Recruiting & Sourcing

Why Work at the Company?

In 2018, 8.68 percent of our U.S. hires were military veterans. 3,000 employees at Waste Management have self-identified as veterans. Opportunity and Team atmosphere Communication - Veterans know they are important to WM because we communicate that to them through internal recognition and shout outs, external articles citing activities and outreach involving our veterans. Policy & Involvement - Our veteran policies exceed any federal or state standard and veterans have the cultural and financial support needed to help them get involved in worthy causes that are important to them.

Top Jobs

Automotive Technicians & Mechanics


Diagnose, adjust, repair, or overhaul automotive vehicles.

Top Degrees

Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

A program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, service, and maintain all types of automobiles. Includes instruction in brake systems, electrical systems, engine performance, engine repair, suspension and steering, automatic and manual transmissions and drive trains, and heating and air condition systems.