Waste Management Signs Equipment Deal with John Deere

Moline, Ill. -- Houston-based Waste Management Inc. has signed a three-year agreement with John Deere Construction and Forestry Co.

As part of the agreement, John Deere will supply four-wheel-drive loaders and other equipment, such as the 304H and 644H waste handlers, to Waste Management for its transfer stations, recycling centers and landfill operations. John Deere also will develop a website for Waste Management to provide training, parts and service information, and ordering information.

The agreement stems from a two-year partnership between the companies to design equipment specifically for the waste industry.