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GM Adds Landfill-Free Sites in Europe, Mexico, U.S.

GM Adds Landfill-Free Sites in Europe, Mexico, U.S.

General Motors Co. said Wednesday that it now has 131 landfill-free sites across the globe, as it recently added 15 sites in Mexico, England, Asia, Canada, and the U.S., including two here in Michigan.

The Detroit-based automaker wants to achieve 150 sites that send no waste to landfills by 2020. The company, which began the effort a decade ago, said it recently added the Luton Assembly and Ellesmere Port Assembly plants in Europe, meaning each of the 18 Opel/Vauxhall manufacturing plants now recycle, reuse or convert daily waste to energy.

In Mexico, GM converted two engine plants, a warehouse and technical center at GM’s Toluca complex to landfill-free status, meaning 16 GM Mexico facilities now send no waste to garbage dumps.

Continue reading at The Detroit News

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