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| Brian Bernard, CFA, CPA |

Waste industry leader Waste Management enjoys leading market share and unmatched dominance in landfill ownership, which is nearly impossible to replicate given immense regulatory hurdles. This leadership position expanded after the firm's October 2020 acquisition of Advanced Disposal, which had been the fourth-largest publicly traded waste collection and disposal company in the United States.

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Waste Management ranks as the largest integrated provider of traditional solid waste services in the United States, operating approximately 268 active landfills and about 350 transfer stations (includes acquired Advanced Disposal landfills and transfer stations). The company serves residential, commercial, and industrial end markets and is also a leading recycler in North America.

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800 Capitol Street, Suite 3000
Houston, TX, 77002
T +1 713 512-6200
Sector Industrials
Industry Waste Management
Most Recent Earnings Mar 31, 2022
Fiscal Year End Dec 31, 2022
Stock Type Slow Growth
Employees 48,500

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