Waste Management announces first-quarter results

According to results released today, Waste Management’s profits rose to $186 million, or 34 cents per share, from $150 million, or 26 cents a share, a year ago. During the same period, revenue rose 6.3 percent, from $3.04 billion to $3.23 billion.

In a press release, the company attributed the figures to stronger sales and effective cost-cutting measures.

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