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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GM Recycles 2 Million Flint Water Bottles into Fleece
DETROIT, August 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ - General Motors is adding 2 million water bottles from Flint, Michigan residents into its Do Your Part water bottle recycling initiative. The company partnered with Schupan Recycling to collect the bottles. The plastic...
Aug 24, 2016 12:05 PM ET
Capturing Rainwater Will Save GM Plant Millions of Dollars
A new project to capture stormwater at GM Detroit-Hamtramck Assembly – home of the Chevrolet Volt – is slated to save the plant nearly $2 million every year. The initiative, two years in the making, now allows the plant to reuse rainwater for manufacturing processes throughout the 4 million square foot facility. “Sustainability is a...
Aug 10, 2016 11:35 AM ET
Recycling Water Bottles Will Never Go Out of Style
When the actress Emma Watson stepped onto the red carpet in a gown made of repurposed water bottles at the Met Gala in early May, she established both the versatility and the durability of a new...
Jun 1, 2016 2:35 PM ET
Together, Companies and Supply Chains Can Reduce Carbon Footprints
Company leaders are rallying behind sustainability, realizing its importance to overall strategy. According to McKinsey’s global annual...
May 24, 2016 3:10 PM ET
Kids Learn About STEM from the Environment
More than 4,000 kids are participating in a new environmental education initiative that’s helping them learn about STEM subjects through a green lens. GM Eco-Green is a collaboration among the National Wildlife Federation and General Motors’ dealers, suppliers and non-manufacturing facilities across the U.S. The place-based, hands-on program exposes students to STEM career paths while...
May 24, 2016 11:15 AM ET