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Subaru’s Zero Landfill

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Sustain Engineering

Assignment: Subaru’s Zero landfill.

Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. (SIA), a subsidiary of Fuji Heavy Industries, Ltd., is the home of North American Subaru production. Models built at the Lafayette, Indiana plant include the Subaru Legacy and Outback. SIA also produces the Toyota Camry under contract with Toyota. SIA employs over 3,800 Associates, and every Associate is committed to quality, safety and environmental stewardship. An industry leader in environmental stewardship, SIA was the first auto assembly plant in America to achieve zero landfill status, and SIA’s entire 832-acre site has been designated a Backyard Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.

SIA’s community outreach programs include providing charitable contributions and corporate sponsorships, hosting charitable events on-site, donating vehicles and vehicle parts to educational institutions and encouraging Associate volunteerism, which supports hundreds of non-profit organizations and schools throughout Indiana annually.

Headquartered at a zero-landfill office in Cherry Hill, N.J., the company markets and distributes Subaru vehicles, parts, and accessories through a network of more than 620 retailers across the United States. All Subaru products are manufactured in zero-landfill production plants

• In 2007, Subaru of Indiana Automotive recycled 13,142 tons of scrap metal from just cutting down the edges of the metal frame. Which also saved them a lot of foils.

• They reduced the packaging waste by reusing the same packaging products and sent back the packaging product back to japan[manufacturer]

• They introduced a lubricating system to oil the engine parts which was done manually in past and saved 670,000 gallons of oil in 2007 at Subaru of Indiana Automotive plant.

• They

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