Environment

Todd Sleeper recognized for 20 years of Thames River Cleanup

  Unifor Local 88 member recognized by Upper Thames Conservation Authority for 20 years of Thames River cleanup Check out the video.

CAMI Wetlands

  Did you know that the Joint Workplace Environment Committee maintains an award winning wetland area on CAMI property? This pic was taken last November (2018) and going forward the Local 88 Environment committee is going to use the website and social media to let everyone know just what they do and important issues facing all of us and our planet. If you are interested in joining the Environment committee, or any other of our standing committees, contact us HERE and we can steer you in the right direction.

Plastic Bottle Return For Refund Petition

  The Local 88 Environment Committee in conjunction with other local regional environment councils have a campaign running to set up a ‘Return for Refund’ program like those found in other parts of Canada and the US. Please sign our petition and let’s all do our part to help the environment. Sign petition here. Thank you.

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.