Waste Management

Registered Principal Details

Business Or Interest:
Waste Management is a leading provider of environmental services in North America, serving over 20 million customers in all types of industries. Our vision is to provide valued, sustainable products and services that drive growth by extracting value from the materials we manage, reducing environmental impact and increasing reuse opportunities.

Lobbying Interests:
We are primarily interested in policies affecting the recovery of valuable resources from discarded materials through recycling, conversion and energy technologies, as well as transportation, environmental regulation, 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.wm.com

Authorized Lobbyists

Lobbyist Name Exclusive Duties Authorized On Withdrawn On
Gregory Hubbard Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/6/2015 Withdrawn On N/A
Bill Neville Exclusive Duties N/A Authorized On 2/23/2015 Withdrawn On 5/5/2016

Lobbying Interests

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Assembly Bill 11
Assembly Bill 11
Relating to: the newspaper recycling fee and the recycled content of newsprint used in newspapers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 7

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 57
Assembly Bill 57
Relating to: methods of establishing proof of financial responsibility for the closure and long-term care of a landfill. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 50

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 515
Assembly Bill 515
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 392

For
Notification Date
11/16/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Assembly Bill 600
Assembly Bill 600
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 7
Senate Bill 7
Relating to: the newspaper recycling fee and the recycled content of newsprint used in newspapers. (FE)

Bill Text and History

Other
Notification Date
4/8/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 340
Senate Bill 340
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)

Bill Text and History

For
Notification Date
11/9/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.
Senate Bill 459
Senate Bill 459
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)

Bill Text and History

2015 Wisconsin Act 387

For
Notification Date
1/5/2016
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Budget Bill Subjects

Natural Resources: Departmentwide
Biennial budget bill treatment of matter relating to
Natural Resources: Departmentwide

Notification Date
4/8/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
4/8/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Notification Date
5/29/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

Ch. NR 150, related to changes in environmental analysis and review procedures for DNR actions. See statement of scope published in Register #657 on 9/15/2010. Rule reporting options do not include current reporting period, so reporting as topic.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
Ch. NR 150, related to changes in environmental analysis and review procedures for DNR actions. See statement of scope published in Register #657 on 9/15/2010. Rule reporting options do not include current reporting period, so reporting as topic.

Action Intended To Affect
Rule (by a state agency)

Notification Date
2/6/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

The taxation of alternative fuels vehicles and facilities for the dispensing of alternative fuels.
Development, drafting or introduction of a proposal relating to
The taxation of alternative fuels vehicles and facilities for the dispensing of alternative fuels.

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

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

Action Intended To Affect
Legislative matter

Notification Date
2/6/2015
First Communication Date
N/A
Communication Information
The principal, a lobbyist authorized by the principal, or another individual acting on behalf of the principal do not intend to communicate on this matter.

Total Lobbying Effort

  2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
Total Lobbying Expenditures 2015
January - June
$28,174.30
2015
July - December
$25,428.05
2016
January - June
$25,669.72
2016
July - December
$25,888.05
Total $105,160.12
Total Hours Communicating 2015
January - June
8.25
2015
July - December
9.75
2016
January - June
8.25
2016
July - December
9.00
Total 35.25
Total Hours Other 2015
January - June
51.00
2015
July - December
31.75
2016
January - June
58.75
2016
July - December
40.75
Total 182.25

Percent Allocation of Lobbying Effort

Legislative Bills/Resolutions

Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
10 %
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 11 %
Relating to: the regulation of navigable waters and wetlands. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
20 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 4 %
Relating to: recycling grants for local governments and making an appropriation. (FE)
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
30 %
2016
July - December
Total 9 %

Budget Bill Subjects

2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 1 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
5 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 13 %
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
25 %
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 7 %

Administrative Rulemaking Proceedings

No administrative rulemaking proceedings found.

Topics Not Yet Assigned A Bill Or Rule Number

No topics found.

Minor Efforts

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

Minor Efforts
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
65 %
2015
July - December
35 %
2016
January - June
40 %
2016
July - December
50 %
Total 48 %

Other Matters

Includes time spent on:

  • Gubernatorial nominations
  • Matters on which the organization made no lobbying communication

Other Matters
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total
2015
January - June
2015
July - December
15 %
2016
January - June
2016
July - December
Total 3 %

Filed Statements of Lobbying Activity and Expenditures