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Tom Wood Subaru to Host Festive Light Recycling Event

Now that the holiday season is officially here, Tom Wood Subaru is excited to announce a fun event in support of America Recycles Day and Toys for Tots!

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On December 5th, we invite you and your family to bring in all your old Christmas lights, both working and non-working, for recycling. In addition to a festive holiday atmosphere, we will have a mailbox set up for children to bring their ‘letters to Santa,’ as well as elves passing out candy canes.

Since we are in the middle of our annual Toys for Tots drive, we also ask that those who…
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Tom Wood Subaru Keeps the Love Promise

In celebration of America Recycles Day, Tom Wood Subaru will be participating in a tree planting with Keep Indianapolis Beautiful at Bertha Ross Park on November 14!
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Keep Indianapolis Beautiful is one of our three Love Promise charities. Anytime a guest purchases a vehicle, they have the option to choose one of our three charities, which we then donate an allotted amount to. So far, year to date, we have supplied enough funds for KIBi to purchase...
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Tom Wood Subaru to Host Grand Opening Gala Event

Join us as we unveil the all-new Tom Wood Subaru, Indiana’s only LEED certified car dealership! Our day-long grand opening celebration takes place on Wednesday, May 28th, and starts at noon.



The afternoon will be filled with media and executive tours, and the public festivities kick off at 6:00 with the ribbon cutting ceremony. Tom Wood Automotive Group President Jeff Wood, Indiana Governor Mike Pence...
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Every Day is Earth Day at Nissan Technical Center North America

Earth Day 2014 is business as usual at Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA). Inside, a thermal ice storage system efficiently reduces greenhouse gas emissions and lowers costs. Translucent skylights energize employees and simultaneously reduce energy consumption, helping trap heat on cold days. In the summer, white roofs provide the opposite effect, cooling the building. Outside, a massive recycling center salvages unused plastics, aluminum, steel, wood, cardboard and other vehicle parts no longer in use, while in the parking lot sits the only public electrical vehicle charging stations in Farmington Hills.



At NTCNA, every day is Earth Day.

“We encourage…
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Toyota Wins EPA's 2013 WasteWise Large Business Partner of the Year Award

Imagine lugging more than 1.9 million trash cans to the curb on trash day. That’s what Toyota has avoided doing over the last four years. Since 2009, Toyota has reduced or avoided 1.9 million trash cans worth of waste at its sales and logistics facilities across the country.           
 
This month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recognized Toyota’s efforts with the 2013 WasteWise Large Business Partner of the Year award. This title marks the second time Toyota has received the...
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Honda Goes Green On and Off Road

In Davis, CA, Honda is building a state-of-the-art smart home that will generate, on average, more renewable energy on-site than it consumes from the grid. The home uses the latest sustainable design concepts and demonstrates our vision for a sustainable, low-carbon future.



Sustainable and high-tech, Honda Smart Home US will be a showcase for environmental innovation, demonstrating Honda's vision for zero-carbon living and personal mobility. A vision of a lifestyle of renewable energy for home and transportation, HSH will feature new technologies to greatly reduce the amount of energy consumed by individual households, including the use of solar power…
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Honda Goes Green On and Off Road

In Davis, CA, Honda is building a state-of-the-art smart home that will generate, on average, more renewable energy on-site than it consumes from the grid. The home uses the latest sustainable design concepts and demonstrates our vision for a sustainable, low-carbon future.



Sustainable and high-tech, Honda Smart Home US will be a showcase for environmental innovation, demonstrating Honda's vision for zero-carbon living and personal mobility. A vision of a lifestyle of renewable energy for home and transportation, HSH will feature new technologies to greatly reduce the amount of energy consumed by individual households, including the use of solar power…
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The Toyota Green Initiative Tour is Rolling Again!

The Toyota Green Initiative Tour is rolling again! Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Southwestern Athletic Conference schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community. The tour travels to participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities each fall to educate students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle.



“As the Toyota Green Initiative begins its fourth year, we wanted…
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The Toyota Green Initiative Tour is Rolling Again!

The Toyota Green Initiative Tour is rolling again! Twenty-two select Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Southwestern Athletic Conference schools will continue their commitment to sustainability with a one-year lease of a Toyota Prius liftback or Prius Plug-in vehicle. Each school will receive a vehicle in conjunction with the 2013-14 Toyota Green Initiative tour, an environmental stewardship program designed to empower the African American community. The tour travels to participating Historically Black Colleges and Universities each fall to educate students and alumni on the benefits of adopting a sustainable lifestyle.



“As the Toyota Green Initiative begins its fourth year, we wanted…
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Ford's Rouge Center Living Roof has Thrived for a Decade

Did you know that the Ford Rouge Center has a living roof? It’s true! Ten years post-installation, North America’s largest living roof – about the size of eight football fields – continues to flourish atop Dearborn Truck Plant’s final assembly building, part of the Ford Rouge Center. Various plants, insects and animals have come to depend on what is now a thriving ecosystem that equates to a 10.4-acre garden. The living roof also serves as a cost-effective alternative to roof maintenance for Ford, while keeping heating and cooling costs in check for the factory underneath. But the roof…
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