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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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Together, Companies and Supply Chains Can Reduce Carbon Footprints
Company leaders are rallying behind sustainability, realizing its importance to overall strategy. According to McKinsey’s global annual...
May 24, 2016 3:10 PM ET
Kids Learn About STEM from the Environment
More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens. GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while...
May 24, 2016 11:15 AM ET
A Step-By-Step Guide to Making Your Company Landfill-Free
Businesses generate billions of tons of industrial solid waste each year, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Much of it gets dumped in landfills, which become hubs for wasted resources and greenhouse gases....
May 23, 2016 1:15 PM ET
Big Companies Turn Trash to Treasure in the Circular Economy
To understand the circular economy, think of the old saying: “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure.” Only imagine that idea scaled up – way up – to apply to big businesses. When taking part in the circular economy, large companies use leftover materials and byproducts from their own manufacturing – or from other businesses, obtained in a process called “materials matching”. Thanks...
May 2, 2016 11:45 AM ET
How Refreshing: GM Suppliers Give New Life to Recycled Water Bottles
More than half a million water bottles from five General Motors facilities are getting a second life as the company seeks out more sustainable ways to manufacture products and contribute to communities. What started as an idea about five years ago has...
Apr 25, 2016 12:15 PM ET