FORM 4 [ ] Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).         
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES
                                                                                  
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Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
                      
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person * Batchelor Steve 2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol WASTE MANAGEMENT INC [ WM ] 5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer (Check all applicable)_____ Director                    _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below)    _____ Other (specify below)
Sr. Vice President Operations
(Last)         (First)         (Middle)
1001 FANNIN STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YYYY)
2/19/2020
(Street)
HOUSTON, TX 77002
(City)       (State)       (Zip)
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YYYY)
 
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line) _X _ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person

Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Trans. Date 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 3. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock  2/20/2020    M    10442.0000  A $36.8850  31467.4840  D   
Common Stock  2/20/2020    M    9146.0000  A $41.3700  40613.4840  D   
Common Stock  2/20/2020    M    8003.0000  A $34.9350  48616.4840  D   
Common Stock  2/20/2020    M    7342.0000  A $54.6350  55958.4840  D   
Common Stock  2/20/2020    M    6350.0000  A $56.2350  62308.4840  D   
Common Stock  2/20/2020    S    41463.0000  D $123.7102 (1) 20845.4840  D   
Common Stock                 965.6508  I  By 401(k) Plan 

Table II - Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned (e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivate Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Trans. Date 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any 4. Trans. Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date 7. Title and Amount of Securities Underlying Derivative Security
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s) (Instr. 4) 10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I) (Instr. 4) 11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership (Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) $126.0050  2/19/2020    A     20860.0000      2/20/2021  2/20/2030  Common Stock  20860.0000  $0.0000  20860.0000  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) $54.6350  2/20/2020    M        7342.0000   2/25/2016  2/25/2025  Common Stock  7342.0000  $54.6350  0.0000  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (2) $56.2350  2/20/2020    M        6350.0000   2/26/2017  2/26/2027  Common Stock  6350.0000  $56.2350  180.0000  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) $41.3700  2/20/2020    M        9146.0000   3/7/2015  3/7/2024  Common Stock  9146.0000  $41.3700  0.0000  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) $36.8850  2/20/2020    M        10442.0000   3/8/2014  3/8/2023  Common Stock  10442.0000  $36.8850  0.0000  D   
Stock Option (Right to Buy) (3) $34.9350  2/20/2020    M        8003.0000   3/9/2013  3/9/2022  Common Stock  8003.0000  $34.9350  0.0000  D   

Explanation of Responses:
(1)  This transaction was executed in multiple trades at prices ranging from $123.5250 to $123.89. The price reported above reflects the weighted average sale price. The reporting person hereby undertakes to provide upon request to the SEC staff, the issuer or a security holder of the issuer full information regarding the number of shares and prices at which the transaction was effected.
(2)  Stock option granted pursuant to Waste Management, Inc. 2014 Stock Incentive Plan. The stock option vests 25% on the first and second anniversary of the date of grant with the remaining 50% on the third anniversary of the date of grant.
(3)  Stock option granted pursuant to Waste Management, Inc. 2009 Stock Incentive Plan. The stock option vests 25% on the first and second anniversary of the date of grant with the remaining 50% on the third anniversary of the date of grant.

Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address
Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
Batchelor Steve
1001 FANNIN STREET
HOUSTON, TX 77002


Sr. Vice President Operations

Signatures
Courtney Tippy, Attorney-in-fact 2/21/2020
**Signature of Reporting Person Date
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