Public Affairs & Public Relations

Waste Management

McNicholas & Associates worked extensively on Waste Management’s external affairs efforts in Palm Beach, Okeechobee and the Treasure Coast since 2009.



-Coordinated grand opening media event for the Okeechobee organics recycling facility, a partnership between Waste Management and
Publix Supermarkets

-Assisted regional government affairs manager in securing the waste collection contract for Indiantown (long held by another company)

-Worked on extending the existing Martin County contract term

-Worked closely with a high-level Waste Management team to secure an important multi-year contract with the City of Fort Pierce for the Okeechobee landfill, recycling and permitting for a new transfer station, despite significant opposition from St. Lucie County officials

-Promoted new curbside recycling service for Indiantown residents

-Coordinated annual high profile sponsor events at the Palm Beach Zoo with invitees from all municipalities from Broward County through St. Lucie County

-Handled media relations for a wide variety of Waste Management activities and events from Broward through St. Lucie
-Assisted with product launch of solar waste compactors
-Collateral material design and development of informational flyers for residential customers
 -Client hospitality at the Honda Classic in Palm Beach Gardens