Waste Management Practices in the Automotive Industry

Waste Management Practices in the Automotive Industry

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The spotlight has never shone more brightly on the environmental credentials of automakers around the world. While much of the attention is rightly focused on energy efficiency and harmful emissions, the question of managing the waste that is a by-product of the various manufacturing processes is just as crucial (source: Automotivemanufacturingsolutions).

This project has been designed to gather data on waste in the automotive industry, this will allow us to:

  • determine the total amount and type of waste generated,

  • measure progress towards waste reduction,

  • identify potential improvements in the process efficiency and productivity.

The Global Reporting Initiative G4 metrics will be used as they seem to be the most commonly used metrics in the sector, by using these metrics it will make it easier to collate data, evaluate it, and determine where the gaps are.

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Unknown
100%
Not Researched
39.0%
Researched
15.4%
23.6%
60.9%
Of 110 potential records (10 Companies x 11 Metrics), 43 have been added so far.
Companies
Company Metrics Researched
12603379 small
Audi AG
Research
3
6
2
12603727 small
BMW Group
Research
4
1
6
12603651 small
FIAT
Research
0
0
11
12603652 small
Ford Motor Company
Research
1
7
3
12603688 small
General Motors Company
Research
0
0
11
12603687 small
Honda Motor Company
Research
1
5
5
12602947 small
Hyundai Motor Company
Research
2
2
7
12603428 small
Peugeot
Research
6
1
4
12603834 small
Mercedes-Benz Argentina
Research
0
0
11
12603686 small
Nissan Motor
Research
0
4
7

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