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SP Video: Gulf Oil Spill Project

SP members John Bradburn (GM), Shane Bennett (Mobile Fluid Recovery) and Chris Miller (GDC, Inc.) discuss how they worked together to convert oil-soaked booms from the Gulf Oil Spill into parts for the Chevy Volt. Special thanks to SP member Venture6 Studio for their efforts in producing this video!
 
SP collaborates with Responsible Battery Coalition

SP collaborates with Responsible Battery Coalition

Pictured: SP’s Program Director Kellen Mahoney speaks at The Sustainability Consortium’s 2017 Summit alongside representatives of TSC and RBC to discuss the collaboration to advance responsible management of batteries. SP is excited to be a partner of The Responsible Battery Coalition, launched this week at the Green California Summit in Sacramento, California. SP is working ... Read More
 
Vehicle Scrap finds NEW Life at Flint Training Center

Vehicle Scrap finds NEW Life at Flint Training Center

Monday, March 27, 2017 – 10:30am 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 applications. Now more than ... Read More
 
DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

DENSO Using Plant-derived Plastics in Its Products

Developing environmentally friendly and highly functional materials Mar. 21, 2017 KARIYA (Japan) ― DENSO Corporation today announced that it is using bio-polycarbonate (PC) made from starch and urethane resin extracted from castor oil in some of its products. DENSO has been conducting research and development on plant-derived plastic materials, which are based on plant molecular ... Read More