General Motors has had seven of its Michigan facilities recognized for their ongoing efforts to improve the environment and conditions in their local communities. The plants have reduced their impact on the environment through energy efficiency, resource preservation and waste reduction.
All of the facilities participate in the company wide GM GREEN (Global Rivers Environmental Education Network) program, four plants feature natural habitat certified by the Wildlife Habitat Council, developed to enhance and protect wildlife and educate communities on conservation, and two plants are completely landfill free.
“We are a part of every community in which we do business, and with that comes a responsibility to improve the environment we all share,” said David Tulauskas, GM director of sustainability. “We’ve made great progress toward reducing our environmental footprint at these facilities. Sharing our environmental knowledge and collaborating with local partners allows us to make a greater impact.”
General Motors continues to push for cleaner operations, and searches for more ways to reuse and recycle energy in its facilities. Last year GM was recognized for participating in the program for five plus years.