Ford Recycling Aims to Reduce Waste Another Ten Percent

When it comes to recycling, it’s hard to beat auto plants. Many have zero-waste policies, outgrowths of Japanese-style lean manufacturing policies that dominate the industry these days.

Trying to take the idea further, Ford plans to further reduce the amount of waste it sends to landfills by 10% per vehicle by the end of the year. It adds up. Ford says the plan will eliminate about 20 pounds of additional material that would have to be thrown away with every car, and it makes millions of them. Read more from USA Today.

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