15 Jul '11, 5pm

10 Honda Factories Are Now "Zero Waste" : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Back in 2001, Honda Manufacturing of Alabama became the first zero-waste-to-landfill automotive facility in all of North America and the company has kept up the pace since then ... Combined, Honda's 14 North American facilities send less than one-half of one percent of all operating waste to landfills . The two remaining landfill waste streams are paper, plastic and food waste from break rooms and cafeterias at Honda's Mexico automobile and motorcycle factories, where there are no environmentally responsible means of disposal; and a byproduct of the paint pretreatment process for aluminum body panels at Honda's East Liberty and Marysville, OH sites. This byproduct, in accordance with EPA regulations, has been deemed non-recyclable.

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