Gallery: Chevy Recycles Twice as Many Oil Booms from Gulf Spill for Use...


Back in December of 2010, GM announced they’d be recycling 100 miles of oil booms from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill for use in the Chevy Volt. The company has now announced they’ve more than doubled that number and have officially repurposed 227 miles of oil booms — thats 212,500 lbs. saved from landfills — for use in an entire year of production of Chevy Volt air deflectors.

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  1. Green news and more V2.... May 30, 2011 at 1:26 am

    […] Green news and more V2.21 Part 7 Chevy Recycles 200K Lbs. of Oil Booms for Volt Production, Twice as Many as Planned | Inhabitat – Gr… European Space Agency Gives Its Blessing to Hydrogen Powered Skylon Space Plane | Inhabitat – […]

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