Allied and Waste Industries Schedule Q3 Conferences

Scottsdale, Ariz. -- Allied Waste Industries has announced that it will report its third quarter financial results at 5 p.m. EST on Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002. The company plans to host a conference call to discuss results with investors and analysts. Interested parties can listen to an Internet simulcast at

www.alliedwaste.com

. A replay of the conference will be available by phoning toll-free (888) 568-0340 or (402) 530-7887 for international calls.

Waste Management, Houston, also has announced that it will host a conference call to discuss its third quarter financial results starting at 9 a.m. CST on Oct. 31, 2002. Waste Management invites the public to listen by accessing www.wm.com or by calling (913) 981-5571 and asking for the "Waste Management Conference Call" five to 10 minutes before the meeting.