At Subaru, Innovative Styrofoam Reuse Saves $1MM

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At Subaru, Innovative Styrofoam Reuse Saves $1MM

[Video] Episode 2 of Who We Are is What We Leave Behind
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[Video] The incredibly long life of styrofoam packing because @Subaru_usa employees asked the right question http://3bl.me/yvdde4
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 9:10am

CAMPAIGN: Subaru's Love Promise: Environment

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Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), the home of Subaru manufacturing in North America, was the first automotive assembly plant in America designated as zero landfill, achieving that status in 2004. Previously, in 2003, SIA became the first automotive plant site to be designated a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation for wildlife such as blue heron, snapping turtles, coyote, white-tailed deer and bald eagles.

SIA employs a number of techniques to prepare its waste for reuse or recycling, such as separating food waste for composting and sending the dust produced from weld slag to a recycling facility where copper and other metals are reclaimed. Since 2000, SIA has reduced waste per unit by 55%. T

Even the seemingly smallest idea can have enormous impact, on both the environment and the bottom line. Watch and see how one suggestion from a Subaru employee resulted in countless natural resources saved and an incredible financial windfall for Subaru.

See the entire story at http://www.subaru.com/environment

Keywords: Environment | Responsible Business & Employee Engagement | Waste Reduction | subaru | zero landfill

CAMPAIGN: Subaru's Love Promise: Environment

CONTENT: Multimedia with summary

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