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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How to Measure Social Impact of Community Collaborations
The Michigan Urban Farming Initiative is working to debut America’s first sustainable urban agrihood – a neighborhood growth model with agriculture at the center of a...
Jul 13, 2017 3:45 PM ET
New Community Center in Detroit a Model of Sustainability
DETROIT, May 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – A network of local and global businesses are collaborating with the Michigan Urban Farming Initiative (MUFI) to transform a long-vacant apartment complex in Detroit’s lower North End into a multi-functional community space that will become one of the most sustainable, energy-efficient buildings in Detroit. Companies including BASF, General Motors, PPG...
May 24, 2017 3:30 PM ET
Earth Week Guest Post: Homelessness is Not a Defining Characteristic
Erika George, director of Development for The Empowerment Plan, explains why homelessness is not a defining characteristic and shares how we can improve the lives of homeless individuals through partnerships and opportunities.   Looking back four years as a recent college graduate with a degree in elementary education, I felt like my dreams of creating a classroom environment...
Apr 24, 2017 9:05 AM ET
Earth Week Guest Post: A GM Engineer’s Drive to Make Recycled Content Mainstream
Matthew, a materials engineer at General Motors, offers tips on how to incorporate more recycled content into manufacturing.  Several years ago, when I was offered a management position at a plastics recycling company, I had no idea that it would change the way I thought about manufacturing.  Once I was able to take...
Apr 18, 2017 4:30 PM ET
Vehicle Scrap finds NEW Life at Flint Training Center
Leftover scrap sound-deadening material that insulates a variety of Chevrolet engines is now insulating the walls of the NEW Life Center, a jobs development and training facility in Flint, Michigan. General Motors tested the material diverted from its Rochester Operations facility in New York for building...
Mar 27, 2017 10:30 AM ET