March 7, 2013
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How GM earns $1 billion recycling

Forbes reports on how General Motors is recycling or reusing “90 percent of its manufacturing waste.” Continue reading

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June 21, 2012
by Reduce
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General Motors Adds 100th ‘Landfill-Free’ Facility

Automakers have a very real impact on the environment – from energy used in production to consumers using the fossil fuels that make those cars run. But General Motors is out to reduce its impact in a big way. The automaker recently added its one hundredth landfill-free facility – a Lansing, Michigan parts distribution center. [...] Continue reading

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June 21, 2012
by Reduce
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General Motors Adds 100th ‘Landfill-Free’ Facility

Automakers have a very real impact on the environment – from energy used in production to consumers using the fossil fuels that make those cars run. But General Motors is out to reduce its impact in a big way. The automaker recently added its one hundredth landfill-free facility – a Lansing, Michigan parts distribution center. [...] Continue reading

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October 6, 2011
by Reduce
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Is the Chevy Volt Really a Fit for You?

Many greenies opt for a car-free lifestyle to minimize their footprints. But for those living in rural or suburban areas, life without a car isn’t always feasible. Plug-in hybrids are the next wave of eco vehicles that allow earth-friendly drivers to minimize emissions without making changes to their daily routines. When considering buying a new [...] Continue reading

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May 24, 2011
by Reduce
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Gulf Oil Spill Waste Used in Chevy Volt

What happens to all the plastic absorbent booms used to soak up oil from last year’s spill in the Gulf of Mexico? Their usual fate is to end up in the landfill or be burned to produce energy. General Motors and its partners are taking a different…
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April 13, 2011
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Inside GM’s Sustainability Initiatives

John Bradburn has worked at General Motors for 32 years, 17 of which he has spent as an Environmental Engineer responsible for solving GM’s most difficult waste problems. We caught up with Brandburn to talk about sustainability and…

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December 21, 2010
by Recycling
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GM Recycles Oil Booms as Auto Parts

More than 2.7 million feet of oil containment booms were used to rein in oil on the water’s surface during the Deepwater Horizon oil spill from April to July. Instead of letting these inflatable, plastic-based tubes go to waste, General Motors…

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