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May 23, 2017

Waste Management and Ottawa Senators Foundation to host Community Clean Up Event

OTTAWA – In partnership with the Ottawa Senators Foundation, Waste Management will host a community clean up event on Wednesday, May 24, at two SENS RINK locations in Ottawa and in Gatineau respectively.

During Wednesday’s event, volunteers from Waste Management and the Ottawa Senators hockey club will work together by collecting waste materials that have accumulated over the winter while cleaning and preparing each site for summer use.

“SENS RINKS are areas for our city’s youth, it’s our duty to provide them with safe and clean spaces to play,” said Danielle Robinson, president and CEO, Ottawa Senators Foundation. “We’re proud to work with great partners like Waste Management to help give area residents parks and community spaces to be proud of.”

“Waste Management is excited to support this community clean-up project with our fleet of compressed natural gas (CNG) trucks,” said Ian McIntyre, District Manager for Ottawa. “Vehicles powered by CNG emit nearly zero particulate emissions, cut smog-producing nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions by 50 percent and cut greenhouse gas emissions by over 20 percent. Cleaning our communities is our mission and an integral part of our business.”

WHAT: A group photo opportunity with staff from Waste Management and the Ottawa Senators hockey club.

WHO:  Danielle Robinson, president, and CEO, Ottawa Senators Foundation; Jonathan Bodden, vice-president, Ottawa Senators Foundation; Sylvia Venard, market sales manager – Eastern Canada, Waste Management; and Bill Courchaine, director corporate sales, Ottawa Senators.

WHERE:   Parc Central at Le Plateau de la Capitale SENS RINK

205 rue de Bruxelles, Gatineau. For a map of the area, please click here.

Overbrook Park at the Trinity SENS RINK

33 Quill St., Ottawa. (at Queen Mary St.) For a map of the area, please click here.

WHEN:     Wednesday, May 24

10 a.m. to noon –  Parc Central, Gatineau

1 p.m. to 3 p.m.  – Overbrook Park, Ottawa

About the Ottawa Senators Foundation

The Ottawa Senators Foundation empowers children and youth to reach their full potential by investing in social recreation and education programs that promote both physical and mental wellness.

For more information please visit: www.sensfoundation.com

Follow the Ottawa Senators Foundation on Twitter: @sensfoundation

Like the Ottawa Senators Foundation on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ottawasenatorsfoundation

About Waste Management

Waste Management is the leading provider of comprehensive waste management services in North America. Through its subsidiaries, the company provides collection, transfer, recycling and resource recovery, and disposal services. It is also a leading developer, operator and owner of landfill gas-to-energy facilities. The company’s customers include residential, commercial, industrial, and municipal customers throughout North America. To learn more information about Waste Management visit www.wmcanada.com or call us at 1-800-665-1898.

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