While the automotive industry revolves around the notion of building more and more cars, they are also looking for ways to be environmentally sustainable – giving something of tangible benefit to the ecosystem and the world outside their plants. John Bradburn, Chief Materials and Sustainability Officer at Pathway21, was amongst a number of environmental engineers speaking last week at the campus of Mercedes Benz U.S.
General Motors is turning its employees’ recycled water bottles into a new life: noise-reducing fabric insulation that covers the Chevrolet Equinox engine. The bottles – collected from five of its Michigan facilities – are also being turned into air filtration components and insulation in coats for the homeless community. Given its drive to zero waste, all of GM’s global facilities recycle their water bottles. However, the bottles collected at the five locations
Sandusky, Ohio - April 4, 2017: Ohio EPA Director Craig W. Butler today announced the launch of a new online platform that allows continuous reuse of products and materials that might otherwise be destined for disposal in landfills. Through the cloud-based Ohio Materials Marketplace, traditional and non-traditional industrial waste streams are matched with new product and revenue opportunities, ultimately enabling the culture shift to a circular, closed-loop economy. “With
The pilot project report launch for the US Materials Marketplace was featured in GreenBiz today. Click here to read the full article.