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This company provides the collection and disposal of waste,
construction debris, and trash.
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A BBB Accredited Business since
BBB has determined that Waste Management meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.
BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.
Reason for Rating
BBB rating is based on 13 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.
Factors that affect the rating for Waste Management include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size
- Response to 1942 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||1211|
|Total Closed Complaints||1942|
Customer Reviews Summary Read customer reviews
|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||102|
Licensing, Bonding or Registration
This business is in an industry that may require professional licensing, bonding or registration. BBB encourages you to check with the appropriate agency to be certain any requirements are currently being met.
These agencies may include:
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Bryant Dobbs, Sr. Director of Customer Experience Mr. John Morris, Senior Vice President of Field Operations Ms. Julie Bullocks, Director of Customer Experience
RUBBISH / GARBAGE REMOVAL
Refund and Exchange PolicyWaste Management, Inc.
1001 Fannin Street, Suite 4000
Houston, TX 77002
WM Customer Cares Line: 1-866-566-6884
Monday – Friday, 8:00am to 5:00pm (CST)
Additional Complaint Information
Electronic Communications: By communicating through the BBB's secured, automated complaint system, the customer AUTHORIZES Waste Management to obtain and communicate their personal account information and personal information to customer and the BBB. If the customer does not wish to communicate via electronic methods, please call Waste Management or write to the address provided in this report.
Waste Management On-Line Customer Service
Customer service site: https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=getOverview&segment=custsvc
Customers can log into their account, pay a bill online, ask billing questions, report service issues, submit a sales request, look up a customer service location by zip code and click to chat live with a representative (limited availability).
Frequently Asked Questions
Visit the Waste Management FAQ section at https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=getCustServiceFaq&segment=custsvc
Pay by Phone
Make a payment at any time by using their automated phone system. Customers need their Online WM ezPay ID or WM Account Number and zip code. It is also recommend to have the Invoice Number. A small processing fee may apply.
Dial:1-866-WMI-2PAY (1-866-964-2729) Hours:24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Billing and Service
Billing Questions: Click on the following link for information on “How to Read Your Bill” and answer billing questions. http://www.wm.com/customer-service/read-bill/index.jsp
Service Issue or Questions
To report a service issue, click the following link or for information call WM Customer Cares at 1-866-964-2878. https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=newRequest&segment=custsvc
Request an Extra Pickup
Customer may schedule an extra pickup online or contact the Customer Service Center to schedule a pickup 1-866-570-4702. https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=newRequest&segment=custsvc
Request a Bulk Pickup
Click on the following link for information on bulk item removal. http://www.wm.com/residential/additional-waste-services.jsp
Contract Terms and Conditions
The Service Agreement will include the number of months contracted for services. After the initial Term, the contract will automatically renew for the same number of months unless either party gives the other party written notice, via certified letter, prior to the termination of the then-existing Term. Please review the Agreement for time requirements regarding notification. If there are questions or the customer needs a copy of the Agreement, click on the following link. https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=newRequest&segment=custsvc
If a Customer terminates the Agreement prior to the expiration of the Term, the Customer will be subject to Liquidated Damages. Please review the Agreement for terms regarding Liquidated Damages. If any questions regarding the amount of Liquidated Damages which may be owed or if a copy of the Agreement is needed, please click on the following link. https://www.wm.com/myaccount/reportProblem.do?action=newRequest&segment=custsvc
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Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Summary
BBB Customer Review Rating plus BBB Rating Overview