Waste Management, Inc.
As one of the largest waste management, comprehensive waste, and environmental services companies in North America, Waste Management, Inc. boasts the waste industry’s largest trucking fleet at 26,000 vehicles. After being founded in 1971, Waste Management, Inc. began acquiring smaller waste management services across the United States until, in the 1980s, it became the nation’s largest waste management service.
While its current headquarters are in Houston, Waste Management, Inc. was founded in Chicago by three men, one of whom was a Dutch immigrant who started off hauling garbage for a dollar and a quarter per wagon load. Today, Waste Management, Inc. has begun expanding its services beyond waste management and into green initiatives like renewable energy and recycling.
Areas of Operation
Waste Management, Inc. provides waste services for more that 20 million residential customers and 2 million commercial clients across the following locations:
- The continental United States;
- The District of Columbia;
- Canada; and
- Puerto Rico
With their extensive network of services, most Americans are within Waste Management, Inc.’s range of operations.
Contact a Garbage Truck Accident Lawyer in Houston
With garbage collection and similar services occurring on nearly every street across the nation, countless motorists and pedestrians share the road with large garbage trucks every day. As a result, many motorists and pedestrians are put at risk of serious physical injury, as accidents involving garbage trucks are an unfortunately common occurrence.
The Houston garbage truck accident lawyers at Williams Hart understand how dangerous garbage truck accidents can be for victims, and we are committed to helping accident victims aggressively pursue compensation from the party responsible for their unnecessary suffering. Call us today at (888) 220-0640 to learn more about what we may be able to do for you if you were injured in an accident with a garbage truck.