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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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The Whole Package: 7 Ways Companies Can Reduce Packaging Waste
Packaging waste is an important issue businesses and consumers alike must address as it accounts for as much as 40 percent of all solid waste in municipal waste streams.
Mar 24, 2015 11:35 AM ET
Thinking Outside the Shipping Box
Our Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly plant has built some of the most innovative vehicles in our product line-up. It created the first ever Chevrolet Volt and is now preparing to produce the all-new 2016 version of the electric vehicle.
Feb 4, 2015 10:20 AM ET
Top Down and Bottom Up: GM Leadership and Employees Learn from Climate Expert
Since the early 90s, GM has engaged with Ceres, a nonprofit advocating for sustainability leadership. The group serves as a straight-talking external advisor giving us perspective on a number of sustainability initiatives.
Jan 16, 2015 10:30 AM ET
GM Brand Creates a Sustainability Culture, Wins Award
Each year, The Green Organisation searches Europe to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. GM’s Vauxhall brand in the U.K. was one such company that stood out to the international nonprofit, receiving a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice.
Dec 8, 2014 10:40 AM ET
Inspiration Comes in Many Forms on #AmericaRecyclesDay
If you scroll through Pinterest or Etsy, you’ll find mason jars turned into lighting fixtures, a barn door repurposed as a dining room table or pallets reworked into coffee tables. Creative recycling and reuse is the “in” thing and these elements serve as conversation pieces that show off your style and sustainable lifestyle.
Nov 17, 2014 3:25 PM ET