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GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

GM Has Record Year for Landfill-Free Operations

DETROIT — General Motors achieved a record number of landfill-free facilities in 2016, exceeding its commitment four years early. The company now operates 152 global facilities that recycle, reuse or convert to energy all waste from daily operations. These 52 non-manufacturing sites and 100 manufacturing sites contribute to GM’s top and bottom lines by driving ... Read More
 
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
 
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
 
Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

Energy-Efficient Operations Save GM $73 Million in 2016

DETROIT, October 24, 2016 /3BL Media/ — The installation of 186,000 LED bulbs and fixtures is one of many steps helping General Motors save $73 million in energy costs in 2016. Global efforts to increase energy efficiency play a significant part in GM’s goal of meeting the electricity needs of its worldwide operations with 100 percent renewable energy by ... Read More