Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM) announced that due to Hurricane Sandy it has postponed the scheduled analyst conference call to discuss third quarter 2012 financial results from Tuesday, October 30, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time. Third quarter 2012 financial results are expected to be released before the opening of the market on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 and will be available on Waste Management’s website, www.wm.com, after release to the wire services. What: Waste Management third quarter 2012 earnings release conference call When: Wednesday, October 31, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time Where: A live audio webcast of the conference call can be accessed by logging onto www.wm.com and selecting “Events and Presentations” in the Investor Relations section of our website. You may also listen to the analyst conference call by telephone by contacting the conference call operator 5-10 minutes prior to the scheduled start time and asking for the “Waste Management Conference Call – Call ID 30012751.” US/Canada Dial-In #: (877) 710-6139. Int'l/Local Dial-In #: (706) 643-7398. Participation will be in listen-only mode. Replay: A replay of the call will be available beginning at approximately 1:00 p.m. ET October 31 through 5:00 p.m. ET on November 14. To hear a replay of the call over the Internet, access Waste Management’s website at www.wm.com. To hear a telephonic replay of the call, dial (855) 859-2056 or (404) 537-3406 and enter conference code 30012751. ABOUT WASTE MANAGEMENT Waste Management, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities in the United States. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wm.com or www.thinkgreen.com.