GM Waste Reduction

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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Used General Motors Fire Hoses Get New Life at Potter Park Zoo
FLINT, Mich., January 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ – A colony of spider monkeys, an endangered Amur tiger and a family of North American river otters are enjoying a new set of toys and enrichment items thanks to General Motors and the Flint Metal Center. The Flint Metal Center, which produces sheet metal stampings for the HD Chevrolet, GMC Sierra Crew and Regular Cab trucks, recently donated 1,...
Jan 25, 2021 11:00 AM ET
General Motors Expands Landfill-Free Efforts Globally
DETROIT, February 28, 2018 /3BL Media/ - General Motors today announced an expansion of its industry-leading landfill-free program as all of the company’s manufacturing plants in Canada, Mexico and South America now recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. With the addition of 27 newly certified facilities, General Motors has 142 manufacturing and non-manufacturing...
Feb 28, 2018 1:00 PM ET
GM Expands Composting Program at Its Global Headquarters
General Motors is taking its composting program – one of its most successful examples of circular economy – to a whole new level at its global headquarters located in the Renaissance Center (GMRENCEN) in Detroit. What started as a compost collection program with select restaurants at the RENCEN has now expanded to include participation from all floors and occupants of the complex....
Feb 19, 2018 9:45 AM ET
Girl Scouts Target GM’s Waste for Their Sustainability Project
GM is a believer in the circular economy where people design items so they stay in use. The company and its suppliers work often with the next generation of leaders to help them see items not as they are, but what they can become – key to ensuring sustainability remains top of mind long into the...
Dec 7, 2017 1:00 PM ET
Organizations Work to Reuse 2,500 Pounds of Scrap From Ohio River
A version of this report can be found on the U.S. Business Council for Sustainable Development website. Materials lacking end-of-life solutions don’t just end up in the landfill - some find their way into rivers and waterways, too. A group of company leaders, representatives from the Ohio...
Oct 18, 2017 11:00 AM ET