Download: J4CE Noteworthy Cases/Initiatives 2022
Download: J4CE Noteworthy Cases/Initiatives 2021
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About resource recycling of used ink cartridges
We have realized the first system in Japan to collect and reuse used cartridges of inkjet printers on a nationwide scale.
Bottle-to-Bottle Closed Loop Recycling Projects in 2021
Japan Soft Drink Association
In 2020, we implemented tests and educative activities with various stakeholders in Tokyo to promote bottle-to-bottle recycling, which means Closed Loop Recycling of PET Bottles.
Realization of a recycling-oriented society through solar power generation
Niimi Solar Company
Currently, various technologies are being used to recycle solar panels, but our "Solar Panel Pyrolysis Plant using Sakumoto’s Method" is the only technology in the world that can decompose organic matter without emitting carbon dioxide and extract high-purity materials from solar panels.
A service that realizes long-term use of network equipment "Network as a Service"
NetOneNEXT Co., Ltd. Incorporating the utilization of used ICT assets as a service component, we will support the proposal of new value and the construction of a sustainable social infrastructure.
Seven & i Group PET Bottle Circulation Initiatives
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd.
The Seven & i Group has been installing plastic bottle reverse bending machines in our stores since 2012.
Used Diaper Recycling Project
We started activities regarding used diaper recycling systems in 2021 out of concern that diaper usage was continuouly growing and that incinerating or using landfills only create CO2 or harmful greenhouse gases such as methane.
Resource Recycling Project
NEION Film Coatings Corp． TOYOBO CO., LTD. Shionogi Pharma Co., Ltd. TOPPAN INFOMEDIA CO., LTD. Mitsui Bussan Chemicals ., LTD
A material called release paper is used for the label mount. This release paper is an indispensable material in the printing and molding processes, but in many cases it is removed and discarded before reaching the consumer.
Remanufacturing of Multifunction Devices
Since 1992, Canon has undertaken remanufacturing of used multifunction devices.We collect used devices and break them down into parts, which are washed and cleaned using optimal techniques.
Toner Cartridge Closed-Loop Recycling
In 1990, Canon launched its Toner Cartridge Recycling Program, the first such program in the industry. The program continues to operate today.
Overseas Development of Infrastructure Maintenance Business
MITSUI & CO., LTD. SHO-BOND Holdings Co., Ltd.
SHO-BOND is a domestic leader in comprehensive maintenance support. It is engaged in research and development of construction methods and materials centering on the design and construction of roads, bridges, railways, ports, and buildings.
Commercialization of an battery-less mouse equipped with energy harvesting technology (SMART R MOUSE)
RICOH Company, Ltd. BifrosTec Inc.
Ricoh and Bifrostech jointly develop a mouse equipped with a solid-state dye-sensitized solar cell.
Started a demonstration experiment on store management of "100% renewable energy" utilizing electric vehicle batteries, high-performance solar panels, and electricity derived from "Graduate FIT"
Seven & i Holdings Co., Ltd. SEVEN-ELEVEN JAPAN CO.,LTD. Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. 4R Energy Corporation
EVEN-ELEVEN JAPAN Co., Ltd. has started a demonstration experiment to procure all electric energy for store operations from renewable energy sources at 10 Seven-Eleven stores in Kanagawa Prefecture since September 26, 2019 (Thursday).