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GM Waste Reduction

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

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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
GM Plants in Mexico Offer a Concrete Example of Creative Recycling
Nearly everything can be recycled. But there are instances where traditional recycling alternatives are very limited. This is especially true with materials containing a mixture of components that aren’t easily separated. As a last alternative, there are options where those materials can be turned to energy through incineration.
Apr 7, 2014 2:25 PM ET
Podcast: GM & Waste Management Discuss Detroit RenCen Path to Landfill-Free
Back in December, we announced that our global headquarters, the Detroit Renaissance Center, had earned landfill-free certification. This means that all waste from daily operations is recycled, reused or converted to energy.
Mar 28, 2014 10:45 AM ET
GM Recognized for Driving a Global Movement for Zero Waste
GM received the Top Project of the Year Award in theEnvironmental Leader Product and Project Awards for driving a global movement for zero waste. The annual competition, presided over by a panel of independent judges, seeks corporate projects that improve environmental management and increase the bottom line.
Mar 26, 2014 10:45 AM ET
GM’s Metal Pallets Become Scaffolding in their Second Life
What’s better…recycling or reuse?
Mar 10, 2014 3:25 PM ET