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Yokohama Tire Plant Becomes a Zero Landfill Operation

Yokohama Tire Plant Becomes a Zero Landfill Operation

Zero is important at Yokohama Tire Manufacturing Virginia, LLC, especially when it comes to waste. The Salem, Virginia facility has become the latest Yokohama manufacturing plant to be a zero landfill operation.

According to Neil Dalton, Yokohama Corporation of North America director of environmental health and safety, “all waste generated at YTMV now goes to non-landfill options such as recycling, reuse or energy recovery.”

To successfully achieve zero-waste-to-landfill status, YTMV had strategically put in processes and practices that deliberately and significantly reduced waste.

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