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Electric Home Appliance Recycling Activities

In Japan, in accordance with the “Law of Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances (Electric Home Appliance Recycling Law)” enforced in April, 2001, all manufacturers are obliged to make recycling regarding 4 items of electric home appliances, i.e.home-use air conditioners, televisions (CRT, LCD, Plasma type) refrigerators/freezes and washing machines/cloth dryers.

Fujitsu General established about 360 specified collection places all over the country jointly with other electric home appliance makers and is collecting the used appliances of our company and implementing the recycling and collection of CFC by subcontracting to recycling plants at 18 places of the country.

The actual result of recycling of our company ’ s products up to FY2013 is disposal of about 3.37 million sets and generation of valuable items of about 130 thousand tons (product recycling weight).

Flow of used electric home appliance recycling

Flow of used electric home appliance recycling

Closed recycling activity

Fujitsu General Group is recycling plastic polypropylene collected by its subsidiary Fuji Ecocyle Ltd. (recycling plant) and implementing closed recycling to reuse for our company ’ s products. At present, we are reusing recycled materials for mechanical parts of our air conditioners and have reused accumulated total about 704 tons of plastics since the activity started in 2008. We will promote the activity for further enhancement of recycling in the future.

Washing tank (Plastic: PP material) - Converting to repelle - Air conditioner parts (protection net, wind direction board, etc.) - Our air conditioner.

Flow of closed recycling of resources

 

Product recycling results report

Our recycling results report based on the Act for Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances (the Electric Home Appliance Recycling Law)

Product recycling results report


 

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