Interview Opportunity: Leaders in waste-based energy

TORONTO, Nov. 20 /CNW/ -

    WHAT:     An opportunity to interview leaders in waste-based energy

              As the need to produce new sources of clean, renewable fuels
              continues to grow, technology that turns waste into energy is
              an exciting area of development.

              With this in mind, Waste Management, Inc. is facilitating a
              telephone interview opportunity with its partners and key
              leaders in waste-based energy.

    WHO:      Bryan Luftglass, Energy Segment Manager, Linde North America
              Jeff Surma, President & CEO, S4 Energy Solutions
              Wes Muir, Director of Corporate Communications, Waste

    WHEN:     November 23 - 24, 2009

              Specific availability is as follows:

              Monday, November 23

              9:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
              12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
              4:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

              Tuesday, November 24

              9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

    TOPICS:   Bryan Luftglass, Energy Segment Manager, Linde North America:

              Linde and Waste Management recently announced the opening of
              the world's largest landfill gas to liquid natural gas facility
              in California, which will fuel Waste Management's fleet of
              collection and recycling vehicles. Bryan can discuss the
              challenges and benefits of LNG as a cost effective alternative
              to diesel fuel and how this technology could be applied in

              Jeff Surma, CEO, S4 Energy Solutions:

              S4 Energy Solutions is a joint venture between Waste Management
              and InEnTec to develop, operate and market plasma gasification
              facilities using InEnTec's Plasma Enhanced Melter (PEM(TM))
              technology. The project is expected to process waste from the
              country's commercial and industrial waste streams to produce a
              range of renewable energy and environmentally beneficial fuels,
              and to generate electricity. Jeff can discuss the challenges
              and benefits of this emerging alternative waste disposal

    RSVP:     To arrange an interview, please contact:
              Camille DePutter
      416-924-5700 ext. 4058

SOURCE Waste Management, Inc.

For further information: For further information: Camille DePutter,, (416) 924-5700 ext. 4058

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