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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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From Canada to Colombia: GM Adds 11 More Facilities That Subtract Waste
These days, everyone is trying to reduce the amount of waste they waste. With this concerted effort, the “Zero Waste” movement continues to grow. Today, 11 more GM facilities hit the landfill-free milestone.
Oct 16, 2014 12:15 PM ET
11 More GM Facilities Become Landfill-Free
DETROIT, October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Eleven more General Motors facilities have achieved landfill-free status. The running total is 122 manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.
Oct 16, 2014 10:05 AM ET
Trash to Treasure: A New Sharing Economy Launches in Detroit
Many progressive businesses are operating with the mindset that waste is merely a resource out of place. And they often play a lot of connect-the-dots to give a byproduct a second useful life.
Oct 10, 2014 4:00 PM ET
Detroit Grows Fruits and Vegetables in 1,200 GM Shipping Crates
Through the donation of more than 1,200 shipping crates repurposed as raised garden beds, GM is helping turn what was once housing for auto parts into something that holds eggplant, kale, tomatoes, peppers, basil and more.
Oct 8, 2014 3:00 PM ET
Suppliers Needed for Pure Michigan Business Connect’s Reuse Opportunity Collaboratory – Sustainable Manufacturing Summit
LANSING, Mich., September 5, 2014 /3BL Media/ – Pure Michigan Business Connect is partnering with General Motors, the Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, CXCatalysts, and the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development to launch the Reuse Opportunity Collaboratory (ROC) initiative on September 30 in Detroit.
Sep 5, 2014 9:30 AM ET