Monday, February 13, 2012

GM Tech Center wins environmental award

General Motors’ Technical Center in Warren, Mich. earned the Clean Corporate Citizen award for maintaining and enhancing Michigan’s environmental resources. The Michigan Department of Environmental Quality recognized the engineering campus for results like reducing natural gas 5.56 percent and water consumption by 9.55 percent within a year. Ind addition, The Tech Center also reduced total waste by 29 percent and increased recycling by 85 percent. 
“We are very pleased to welcome General Motors’ Warren Tech Center as the eighth GM facility in the Clean Corporate Citizen program,” said DEQ Director Dan Wyant. “This program recognizes companies that voluntarily go above and beyond the state’s environmental standards in their operations. We applaud GM’s consistent commitment to environmental excellence at these eight facilities and look forward to a strong partnership for the future.”
“The Tech Center sits at the cusp of GM innovation,” said Craig Duprey, Warren Tech Center facility area manager. “Whether it’s our wildlife habitat or pilot programs that focus on energy efficiency within our walls, we ensure our innovation works in concert with the environment.”
 For more information on GM’s environmental efforts , visit you can visit the company's sustainability report and environmental blog. By Joseph Szczesny


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