Ford Rouge complex zero waste to landfill case study

Ford's Rouge Complex Achieves Zero Waste to Landfill Status

Sustainable management for Ford Rouge's complex delivers coveted zero waste to landfill status

The longstanding teamwork between Veolia’s team and Ford’s environmental engineers made achieving zero waste to landfill possible for the 16 million square foot manufacturing complex.

Veolia was challenged by Ford to increase the facility’s sustainability through a zero waste to landfill (ZWTLF) initiative that required substantial waste equipment and process changes.


Download our case study to read more about how Veolia helped Ford by:

  • Changing to new filter media that allows for easier recycling
  • Installing new compactors to significantly reduce cardboard bulk and transportation costs
  • Adding a solar compactor to reduce energy use and meet waste-to-energy acceptance requirements
  • Adding new balers to improve the efficiency of sorting
  • Investing in drum rotators to consolidate drummed wastes into bulk streams for maximum efficiency