Proterra achieves multiple TRUE-certified zero waste facilities

Proterra achieves multiple TRUE-certified zero waste facilities

Proterra Inc has been awarded TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certifications for multiple manufacturing facilities in recognition of its zero waste efforts. Proterra says it is now the first electric vehicle manufacturer to earn multiple TRUE Certifications for zero waste facilities, according to Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI).

Proterra’s Silicon Valley technology center in Burlingame, California, and East Coast electric bus manufacturing plant in Greenville, South Carolina, both achieved TRUE’s Gold-level certification this year for diverting more than 90% of all qualified recycling, compost, and reusable materials from landfills, waste-to-energy and the environment.

Administered by GBCI, the TRUE rating system helps facilities measure, improve and recognize zero waste performance by encouraging the adoption of sustainable waste management and reduction practices, which contribute to positive environmental, health, and economic outcomes.

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