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 Plant Sets Standard for Environmental Stewardship
August 17, 2015, Toledo, Ohio /3BL Media/ – Toledo Transmission – a landfill-free General Motors facility sporting Ohio’s largest rooftop solar array – received recognition from the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency for setting a high standard of environmental stewardship. GM earned the Encouraging Environmental Excellence (...
Aug 17, 2015 11:05 AM ET
From Waste to Opportunity: Over 20 Companies Launch New Project to Scale Up Material Reuse Across US Facilities
Geneva, San Francisco, Austin, Texas, July 8, 2015 /3BL Media/ - The National Materials Marketplace is a new joint pilot project led by the Corporate Eco Forum (CEF), US Business Council for Sustainable Development (US BCSD), and the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD). Bringing together more than 20 major companies with operations in the United States, the project...
Jul 8, 2015 11:45 AM ET
Michigan DEQ Recognizes GM for Recycling Excellence
DETROIT, May 5, 2015 /3BL Media/  – The Department of Environmental Quality and Governor’s Recycling Council recognized General Motors for excellence in recycling today at the Governor’s Recycling Summit in Kalamazoo. GM received the Business Category Outreach and Education Award for the company’s vision to reimagine waste, viewing it as simply a resource out of place. For the...
May 5, 2015 3:30 PM ET
The Circular Economy: The Start of an Economic Revolution or Just the Latest Business Buzzword?
A circular economy is one that is restorative by design, and which aims to keep products, components and materials at their highest utility and value, at all times. It sounds great on paper, but how does it work in reality, and who’s doing the work to get us there? Is it just the latest business buzzword, as Google Trends looks to indicate, or is this just the beginning of a new economic...
Apr 21, 2015 1:00 PM ET
Companies, Entrepreneurs ROCk Detroit Through Waste Innovation
A growing number of Detroit organizations and entrepreneurs are coming together to exchange ideas, business cards and trash. Launched last fall, the Reuse Opportunity Collaboratory Detroit (ROC Detroit) is comprised of...
Apr 15, 2015 3:10 PM ET