With a location in Minneapolis, Waste Management is one of the leading providers of waste and environmental services in North America. The company tailors its services to meet the needs of each customer group and to ensure consistent service at the local level. Headquartered in Houston, the company s network of operations includes more than 429 collection operations, over 370 transfer stations, nearly 290 active landfill disposal sites, 17 waste-to-energy plants, 138 recycling plants and 85 beneficial-use landfill gas projects. These assets enable Waste Management to offer a full range of environmental services to nearly 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 comprehensive, one-source waste programs to serve hundreds of locations. With 25,000 collection and transfer vehicles, the company has one of the largest trucking fleet in the waste industry. With most of the waste collected by Waste Management going to its own landfills, a supporting network of transfer stations provides an important link for efficient disposal. Waste Management operates a large network of landfills, with 289 active sites managing the disposal of more than 115 million tons of waste per year.