Zero waste to landfill
In 2008, Honda set a target to achieve virtually zero waste to landfill for all of its North American auto, powersports and power equipment manufacturing operations. Today, Honda continues to keep waste out of landfills using a variety of different recycling and re-purposing measures.
Honda’s Recycling Efforts Set Company Benchmark in 2017
Honda’s commitment to the environment is shown in all facets of its products’ lifecycles. Click below to read how, in FY2017, Honda’s end-of-life recycling efforts set new company standards for parts recycled and waste kept out of landfill.
Associates Find New Solutions For Waste Management
Honda believes that through diligent management programs, waste can be decreased or eliminated. A key part of these programs is involving Honda associates to discover innovative ways to eliminate waste.
Honda strives to prevent the generation of waste, viewing it as inefficient use of raw materials. Use of waste for energy recovery is preferable to landfill, and recycling/reuse is preferable to energy recovery.
Honda’s 12 parts distribution centers have a goal to achieve zero waste-to-landfill status. In FY2017, only 0.5 percent of all waste generated by these facilities was sent to landfill.