Monthly Archives: November 2016

Mississippi River Tires to Become GM Car Parts

Mississippi River Tires to Become GM Car Parts

Tuesday, November 15, 2016 – 12:25pm Today is America Recycles Day – an opportunity to celebrate recycling in the United States. GM knows recycling is good business and enjoys turning waste streams into revenue streams daily. Its vision is a future where cars are built without waste. Momentum is strong with 139 landfill-free sites around the world and more ... Read More
 
Next SP Meeting will be held January 19, 2017

Next SP Meeting will be held January 19, 2017

SP’s 1st Quarter Meeting will be held on January 19, 2017 at the GM Renaissance Center in Detroit, Michigan. The meeting will include presentations from SP members and invited guests on materials efficiency, green chemistry, and water related projects, as well as emerging global and local sustainability issues and opportunities.  Information on SP’s Strategic Plan for ... Read More
 
SP Meets on November 3 in Southfield

SP Meets on November 3 in Southfield

SP’s 4th Quarter membership meeting was held on November 3 in Southfield, Michigan. SP was pleased to welcome Betty Sutton, Administrator of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC), to discuss SLSDC’s work to support and advance maritime shipping in the Great Lakes region.  Ms. Sutton shared information with SP members on the economic impact ... Read More
 
The Historical Ford Rouge Center Goes Landfill-Free

The Historical Ford Rouge Center Goes Landfill-Free

DEARBORN, Mich., Nov. 3, 2016 – After two years of hard work and planning, the historical Ford Rouge Center has achieved true landfill-free status. It is the company’s largest complex to send zero waste to landfill. “It’s an incredible achievement,” said Gary Johnson, Ford North America manufacturing vice president. “With 16 million square feet of ... Read More
 
GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

GM Builds Vehicles and Biodiversity at Its Facilities

2016-11-02, DETROIT — General Motors is supporting the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goal to halt biodiversity loss by developing wildlife habitats at its sites around the world. From helping protect honeybees with pollinator gardens or designating no-mow zones to grow grassland habitats, GM is demonstrating the role business can play in advancing sustainable ecosystems. The ... Read More