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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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GM Student Corps Intern LEAPs into Recycling Action to Improve Community
It was just chance that Tahmim Siddiquee was assigned to research recycling initiatives as part of his GM Student Corps internship this past summer. A resident of Hamtramck, Michigan all his life, Tahmim didn’t even know his hometown had a residential recycling program. That’s because, he says, “...
Nov 17, 2015 9:35 AM ET
4 Steps to a More Sustainable Supply Chain
GM’s purpose is to serve our customers and improve the communities in which we live and work. In order to achieve this, we need to think holistically and realistically about our impact and engage our entire value chain, including our supply chain. Therein lies huge opportunity. We work with 18,500 suppliers around the world and they in turn work with thousands of other suppliers...
Oct 9, 2015 10:40 AM ET
GM’s (Metal) Center of Environmental Excellence
Last week, our Pontiac Metal Center was recognized by the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality as a Clean Corporate Citizen ...
Aug 17, 2015 4:25 PM ET
GM Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship
August 17, 2015, Toledo, Ohio /3BL Media/ – Toledo Transmission – a landfill-free General Motors facility sporting Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – received recognition from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship. GM earned the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (...
Aug 17, 2015 11:05 AM ET
From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale Up Material Reuse Across US Facilities
Geneva, San Francisco, Austin, Texas, July 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The National Materials Marketplace is a new joint pilot project led by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Bringing together more than 20 major companies with operations in the United States, the project...
Jul 8, 2015 11:45 AM ET