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Ford's new five-year global waste reduction strategy calls for a 40 percent per vehicle reduction in the amount of waste sent to landfill between 2011 and 2016 -- equal to just 13.4 pounds per vehicle worldwide.  (PRNewsFoto/Ford Motor Company)

Ford Aims to Cut Waste-to-Landfill 40 Percent per Vehicle by 2016

Cutting waste-to-landfill at Ford’s Van Dyke Transmission Plant has always been important to workers there, but they weren’t satisfied until last fall, when a small, diligent local committee played a major role in solving a nagging 10-ton problem.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/27/2013


GM To Open 100th Landfill Free Plant

A single plastic bag of household garbage represents more trash going to a landfill than 100 General Motors facilities combined.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/18/2012


GM Landfill-Free Environmental Initiative Gains Steam

General Motors’ efforts to eliminate the shipment of plant waste to landfills is spreading to its non-manufacturing sites, 10 of which now reuse, recycle or convert to energy all waste from normal operations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/07/2011