Environment

Environmental GOLD Award for GM-CAMI.

    DETROIT — General Motors’ CAMI Assembly Plant in Canada has received the Wildlife Habitat Council’s highest recognition for overall excellence in corporate conservation, the Gold Program Award. General Motors continues to lead the industry with the most WHC Conservation Certification sites — 75 — and is at nearly 85 percent of its goal to achieve certification at all its manufacturing sites by 2020. “Our environmental team, along with our Unifor Local 88 partners, have been at the forefront of protecting and preserving the environment and community in which we live and work,” said Gary Duff, plant manager, General Motors CAMI Assembly. “Our local activities and efforts, no matter how big or small, help protect the planet and move General Motors closer to our vision of a world...

Waste Reduction Week

Posted for the Environment Committee We would like to let members know that the Environment Committee has set up a display and raffle for Waste Reduction Week at the north end of Assembly. We have an Equinox on display with all of the waste that is generated to produce one vehicle. There is a draw for 3 -$50 Canadian Tire cards and the ballots are there with 3 questions to answer. There is also one of the milk bag blankets that volunteers have made for Africa that our members can check out. Thanks Todd Sleeper Please see the poster for more info.      

World Environment Day – Rain Barrel Sale

CAMI’s Tire Sub Soap Drums have been cleaned out and repurposed into rain barrels for sale for $20.00 (approximate retail value $100.00) •All proceeds will be donated to The Great Canadian Shoreline Clean Up •Drums will be available for purchase (cash) and pick up at the turnstiles Wednesday, June 6th 6:00 – 7:30 am and 2:00 – 4:00 pm (shift change) This is being headed up by the Joint Workplace Environment Committee and the Cami Earth Team in celebration of World Environment Day. For more info see attached poster.  

Have a say in whether a dump comes to your community

The London Free Press is running a survey on the bottom right corner of their online edition at www.lfpress.com . It asks if people want communities to have the right to decide on a future they approve. A “yes” vote will assist our community in stopping the dump and will help all communities on the Thames River. Please consider going on this survey to support our anti-dump efforts. Please also consider inviting a friend or two to do the same. Thank you.

Used Cell Phone Recycling.

Posted on behalf of the Environment Committee. For information on joining the Environment Committee. Please contact Todd Sleeper or Ashley Osborne.

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