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WASTE MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES FINNISH COMPANY

 WASTE MANAGEMENT INTERNATIONAL ACQUIRES FINNISH COMPANY
 OAK BROOK, Ill., June 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Waste Management International plc (NYSE: WME) today announced it is acquiring the Finnish business of Servi Jatehuolto OY.
 The acquisition is being made by Waste Management's Swedish subsidiary, WMI Sellbergs AB, which is the leading provider of environmental services in Scandinavia.
 Servi Jatehuolto OY, a subsidiary of Servi Systems OY, is a leading waste management company in Finland centered mostly on the south of the country in the Helsinki area. Servi Jatehuolto had an annual turnover of about FIM 130 million (approximately $31 million) and has 300 employees.
 Waste Management International is a leading provider of solid and hazardous waste management services, including collection, transportation, storage, treatment, recycling, incineration, disposal and waste-to-energy.
 With the addition of Finland, Waste Management International will have operations in nine European countries, as well as in Argentina, around the Pacific Rim in Australia and New Zealand, in the growing Asian markets in Hong Kong and Indonesia, and also in the Middle East.
 Waste Management International plc is a majority-owned subsidiary of Waste Management, Inc., the world's leading environmental services company. Based in Oak Brook, Illinois, Waste Management, Inc. operates through subsidiaries and affiliates throughout the United States, Canada and 20 countries overseas.
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 /CONTACT: Joe Holsten, in London: 011-44-71-493-2554, or Bill Plunkett, 708-572-8898, both for Waste Management/
 (WME) CO: Waste Management International plc ST: Illinois IN: SU: TNM


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