15 Jul '11, 2pm

Honda hits 'zero-landfill' target in North America, reports @GreenBiz

Honda's North American manufacturing plants have been on a mission to find ways to keep every bit of waste created out of the trash, and now, after a decade of work, the 14 plants send almost zero waste to landfills. In 2001, when Honda began working on waste, it was sending 62.8 pounds of industrial waste to landfill for each vehicle produced. By mid-2012, it expects to send 1.8 pounds per vehicle. The first facility to meet the company's zero-waste goal was Honda Manufacturing of Alabama in 2001, and a few plants that simultaneously achieved zero landfill waste earlier this year capped off the effort, said Marcos Frommer, American Honda's manager of corporate affairs. The plants' efforts began with "dumpster dives" to get an accurate look at what trash they were making and what could be done with it. "We literally had teams of people combing through dumpsters, sorting an...

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