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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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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
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
GM’s Grand Rapids Facility Achieves Landfill-Free Status
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., October 16, 2014 /3BL Media/ – General Motors’ Grand Rapids Operations has achieved landfill-free status. The company now has 122 facilities spanning Asia, Europe, and South and North America that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations.
Oct 16, 2014 11:55 AM ET