Waste Management

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Integrated environmental solutions to manage and reduce waste from collection to disposal while recovering valuable resources and renewable energy.

Lobbying Interests:
The collection and management of waste resources, sustainable transportation, renewable energy production, and general business matters.

CEO Name:
David Steiner
Manager of Public Affairs

Contact
LM
Lynn Morgan
W132 N10487 Grant Drive
Germantown, WI 53022
(262) 250-8711
(262) 532-8155
lmorgan@wm.com
http://www.thinkgreen.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Lynn Morgan Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 1/18/2011 Withdrawn On N/A
Jason Bauknecht Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 12/9/2011 Withdrawn On N/A

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 126
Assembly Bill 126
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/24/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Trespass should apply to a gun carrier who enters or refuses to leave private commercial property after being notified that firearms are prohibited. The bill exempts outdoor portions of commercial property from trespass laws.
Assembly Bill 146
Assembly Bill 146
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.

Bill Text and History

Against
Notification Date
7/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 277
Assembly Bill 277
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 286
Assembly Bill 286
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 383
Assembly Bill 383
Relating to: the disposal of oil absorbent materials.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 152

None
Notification Date
12/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 463
Assembly Bill 463
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/20/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 467
Assembly Bill 467
Relating to: consideration of certain greenhouse gas emissions in determining requirements applicable to a stationary source of air pollution.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 171

For
Notification Date
1/20/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Assembly Bill 643
Assembly Bill 643
Relating to: fees imposed on the disposal of solid waste and hazardous waste at licensed solid waste and hazardous waste disposal facilities.

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
3/12/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 90
Senate Bill 90
Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for for...

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
5/24/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Trespass should apply to a gun carrier who enters or refuses to leave private commercial property after being notified that firearms are prohibited. The bill exempts outdoor portions of commercial property from trespass laws.
Senate Bill 93
Senate Bill 93
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 35

Other
Notification Date
5/24/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Comments
Trespass should apply to a gun carrier who enters or refuses to leave private commercial property after being notified that firearms are prohibited. The bill exempts outdoor portions of commercial property from trespass laws.
Senate Bill 203
Senate Bill 203
Relating to: adopting federal law as it relates to excluding from an employee's income certain payments from an employer related to medical care.

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 49

For
Notification Date
10/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 207
Senate Bill 207
Relating to: permitting an employer to refuse to employ or to bar or terminate from employment an individual who has been convicted of a felony and who has not been pardoned for that felony and preempting cities, villages, towns, and counties from adopting...

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
10/12/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 266
Senate Bill 266
Relating to: the disposal of oil absorbent materials.

Bill Text and History

None
Notification Date
12/7/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.
Senate Bill 368
Senate Bill 368
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activitie...

Bill Text and History

2011 Wisconsin Act 118

For
Notification Date
1/20/2012
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Budget Bill Subjects

Commerce
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Commerce

Notification Date
4/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Environmental Improvement Fund
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Environmental Improvement Fund

Notification Date
4/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Air, Waste, and Contaminated Land
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Air, Waste, and Contaminated Land

Notification Date
4/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Natural Resources: Water Quality
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Water Quality

Notification Date
4/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Transportation: Motor Vehicles
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Transportation: Motor Vehicles

Notification Date
4/15/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

NR 504 and 812, relating to setback distances from private water supply wells to landfills.
Agency Name
Department of Natural Resources (NR)
Subject
NR 504 and 812, relating to setback distances from private water supply wells to landfills.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 625 (2/1/2008)
Other
Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

NR 502 and 518, compost use and facility standards.
Agency Name
Natural Resources
Subject
NR 502 and 518, compost use and facility standards.
Scope Statement
Register Number: 654 (6/15/2010)
Clearinghouse Rule: CR 10-128
Other
Notification Date
7/11/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

CR 08-111, Register #636 12/31/2008, concerning the creation of NR 528.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
CR 08-111, Register #636 12/31/2008, concerning the creation of NR 528.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to increasing the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste, the program of financial assistance for local recycling programs, and making an appropriation.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to increasing the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste, the program of financial assistance for local recycling programs, and making an appropriation.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to open burning of solid waste, illegal storage or disposal of waste tires, and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to prohibiting the disposal in solid waste disposal facilities of dredged material that contains polychlorinated biphenyls
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to prohibiting the disposal in solid waste disposal facilities of dredged material that contains polychlorinated biphenyls

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to renewals and extensions of business contracts.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to renewals and extensions of business contracts.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to well drilling, pump installing, well inspection and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to well drilling, pump installing, well inspection and abandonment, granting rule-making authority, and providing a penalty.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The application of vehicle weight limits and restrictions
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The application of vehicle weight limits and restrictions

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The design and regulation of solid waste disposal facilities
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The design and regulation of solid waste disposal facilities

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The disposal of dredged materials
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The disposal of dredged materials

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The management and disposal of waste oil and oil-contaminated materials
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The management and disposal of waste oil and oil-contaminated materials

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The regulation and reporting of recycling activity
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The regulation and reporting of recycling activity

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The stabilization of wastes within a landfill
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to The stabilization of wastes within a landfill

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

proposal related to the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
proposal related to the recycling fee imposed on the disposal of solid waste

Action Intended To Affect
Both Legislative Matter and Rule

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The conduct of environmental audits and compliance systems.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The conduct of environmental audits and compliance systems.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

the locational criteria for landfills under NR 506 and NR 812
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the locational criteria for landfills under NR 506 and NR 812

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The promotion and regulation of recycling of mercury-containing lighting
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The promotion and regulation of recycling of mercury-containing lighting

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

the recycling of electronic devices.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
the recycling of electronic devices.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The recycling of electronics.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The recycling of electronics.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The regulation of compost products and composting activities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of compost products and composting activities.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The regulation of compost products and composting facilities.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of compost products and composting facilities.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The regulation of contracts used in business-to-business transactions.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of contracts used in business-to-business transactions.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The regulation of vehicle weights and sizes.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The regulation of vehicle weights and sizes.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

The taxation of businesses.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The taxation of businesses.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative Matter

Notification Date
1/1/2011
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal has not yet communicated on this matter, but intends to do so at a later date.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2011
January - June
$26,648.00
2011
July - December
$24,000.00
2012
January - June
$38,908.96
2012
July - December
$31,451.21
Total $121,008.17
Total Hours Communicating 2011
January - June
57.75
2011
July - December
32.50
2012
January - June
61.25
2012
July - December
26.75
Total 178.25
Total Hours Other 2011
January - June
163.50
2011
July - December
113.00
2012
January - June
171.50
2012
July - December
82.00
Total 530.00

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: carrying a concealed weapon; licenses authorizing persons to carry concealed weapons; possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances; disorderly conduct limitations; photographic identification cards for former law enforcement officers; providing an exemption from emergency rule procedures; requiring the exercise of rule-making authority; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
5 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 2 %
Relating to: going armed with weapons, possessing or transporting a firearm, bow, or crossbow under certain circumstances, disorderly conduct limitations, and electric weapons.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
20 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 6 %
Relating to: use of renewable resource credits to comply with renewable portfolio standards.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
60 %
2012
January - June
15 %
2012
July - December
Total 17 %
Relating to: fees imposed on the disposal of solid waste and hazardous waste at licensed solid waste and hazardous waste disposal facilities.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %
Relating to: permits for discharges into wetlands; wetland mitigation; wetland mapping and delineation; fees for permits and other authorizations or determinations by the Department of Natural Resources relating to structures, deposits, and other activities in or near navigable waters; making appropriations; and providing penalties.
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
25 %
2012
July - December
Total 8 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
15 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 5 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
50 %
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
25 %
Total 19 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total 4 %

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
20 %
Total 3 %
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
30 %
Total 5 %

Minor Efforts

(Time spent on matters each of which accounted for less than 10% of the organization's lobbying.)

Minor Efforts
2011
January - June
2011
July - December
2012
January - June
2012
July - December
Total
2011
January - June
10 %
2011
July - December
20 %
2012
January - June
35 %
2012
July - December
25 %
Total 23 %

Other Matters

No other matters found.

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures