Japan Partnership for Circular Economy

Japan Partnership for Circular Economy


Reduction of plastic packaging of PlayStation®5

[Company / organization] Sony Group Corporation and group companies

Starting period

November 2020

Description of technology and business model

Compared to the PlayStation®4 and its peripherals, plastic trays were replaced with pulp cushions, plastic cable bands were replaced with paper ones, plastic bags that were used to hold accessories were eliminated to the extent possible, and plastic display windows in accessory packaging boxes were eliminated.

Targets and achievements

The ratio of plastic used in the packaging of PS5™ and its peripherals has been reduced to 1-7%.

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