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GM Waste Reduction

Updates on how GM is reusing and recycling waste throughout its operations.

For more information on GM’s commitment to waste reduction, visit its sustainability report and environmental blog.

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Boy Scout Making Homes for Bats at Consumers Energy Dam Properties with Chevy Volt Battery Covers
July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property.
Jul 7, 2014 11:05 AM ET
Lansing Plant Earns Environmental Leadership Award
We all produce garbage. Every single one of us. Especially large companies. But what separates the regular from the superstars is how hard some of these companies work to reduce the amount of waste they generate and send to landfills.
May 12, 2014 1:10 PM ET
GM Plant Helps Build Container Home Using Facility Scrap
All of us are trying to do more with less. That mantra is one of the basic tenets in the drive to become more sustainable. One way a group of like-minded folks are taking this to the next level is through the tiny house movement, which urges people to live simply in small spaces and, thus, use less resources.
May 2, 2014 12:15 PM ET
GM Plant to Help Build First Shipping Container Homestead
DETROIT, April 30, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors’ Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant is collaborating with Detroit nonprofit Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to help build the city’s first occupied shipping container homestead.
Apr 30, 2014 1:10 PM ET
NASCAR and Chevrolet Build Nesting Boxes from Volt Battery Covers
Leading up to the NASCAR race at Darlington Raceway in South Carolina this past weekend, Chevrolet and General Motors showed off their product in a different way.  Sustainability leaders from the company helped a group of 20 first grade students from a nearby school transform scrap Chevrolet Volt battery cases into wood duck 
Apr 14, 2014 12:30 PM ET