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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 Circular Economy: The Start of an Economic Revolution or Just the Latest Business Buzzword?
A circular economy is one that is restorative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value, at all times. It sounds great on paper, but how does it work in reality, and who’s doing the work to get us there? Is it just the latest business buzzword, as Google Trends looks to indicate, or is this just the beginning of a new economic...
Apr 21, 2015 1:00 PM ET
Companies, Entrepreneurs ROCk Detroit Through Waste Innovation
A growing number of Detroit organizations and entrepreneurs are coming together to exchange ideas, business cards and trash. Launched last fall, the Reuse Opportunity Collaboratory Detroit (ROC Detroit) is comprised of...
Apr 15, 2015 3:10 PM ET
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. According to the U.S. EPA, residential, commercial and institutional users generate more than 75 million tons of container and...
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. And now through a...
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. While its president, Mindy Lubber, was in Detroit for our annual stakeholder meetings and the North American International Auto Show, she took time to meet with a group of...
Jan 16, 2015 10:30 AM ET