GM has received the “2002 Excellence in Plastics Impact on the Environment Award” from the Society of Plastics Engineers – Environmental Division for its use of recycled plastics on GM vehicles and for its environmental design initiatives. In particular, the award recognized how the 2002 Chevrolet TrailBlazer conserves natural resources, while also delivering comfort, performance, and versatility. The Trailblazer features radiator side air baffles that are made from 3,700 recycled tires per model year, and increased fuel economy for the 2002 model.

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