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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 Renaissance Center Now Composts Food Scraps
DETROIT, August 15, 2014 /3BL Media/ - General Motors’ Global Headquarters, a multi-office tower complex that sends no waste to landfills, now composts food preparation scraps from its various Renaissance Center restaurant kitchens for use in urban farm
Aug 15, 2014 11:10 AM ET
GM Provides Environment to Grow Female Students’ STEM Interest
By some estimates, 80 percent of future jobs are in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) fields, yet only 16 percent of graduates in 2018 will graduate with STEM degrees.
Aug 6, 2014 11:30 AM ET
GM’s Metal Center Shines in Environmental Performance
Our Marion Metal Center in Indiana, which produces stampings and sheet metal assembly for our vehicles, embodies GM’s global sustainability commitment. The teams work hard every day to lessen their environmental footprint and reduce waste, water and energy use.
Aug 4, 2014 11:30 AM ET
Boy Scout Making Homes for Bats at Consumers Energy Dam Properties with Chevy Volt Battery Covers
July 7, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Consumers Energy’s hydro properties will have more housing options available for bats thanks to a Boy Scout and electric car parts from General Motors. For an Eagle Scout project, Matthew Netherland and some helpers built 22 bat boxes out of scrap Chevrolet Volt battery covers donated by GM which Consumers Energy will install on their property.
Jul 7, 2014 11:05 AM ET
Lansing Plant Earns Environmental Leadership Award
We all produce garbage. Every single one of us. Especially large companies. But what separates the regular from the superstars is how hard some of these companies work to reduce the amount of waste they generate and send to landfills.
May 12, 2014 1:10 PM ET