Waste Management is one of the leading providers of waste disposal and environmental services in North America. It maintains a network of more than 370 transfer stations, over 280 active landfill disposal sites, nearly 130 recycling plants and approximately 90 beneficial-use landfill gas projects. The company offers a full range of environmental services to more than 21 million residential, industrial, municipal and commercial customers. Waste Management provides solid waste collection services to millions of customers across North America, ranging in size from the single residential subscription to large national customers requiring one-source waste programs. The company operates the largest network of landfills in its industry, with active sites managing the disposal of more than 115 million tons of waste per year. It recovers and processes methane gas, which is naturally produced by decomposing waste in landfills into an energy source for generating power. Waste Management operates a fleet of more than 24,000 collection and transfer vehicles, as well as maintains a staff of over 50,000 employees. In addition, the company processes more than 5.5 million tons of recyclable materials each year. Waste Management maintains a location in Canterbury, Conn.