Download: J4CE Noteworthy Cases/Initiatives 2022
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Reduction of GHG emissions and fossil fuel consumption through recycling industrial waste
Our main business consists of the collection and transportation of industrial waste (such as waste oil containing waste solvent, waste acid, waste alkali, and sludge), intermediate treatment, and recycling.
Development and demonstration project of new biomass and biodegradable plastic films for agriculture
Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation
The National Agriculture and Food Research Organization: Evaluation of biodegradability and collection of basic information for stable production of enzymes
Returnable beer bottle collection project
Brewers Association of Japan ASAHI BREWERIES, LTD. Kirin Brewery Company, Limited Sapporo Breweries Limited Suntory Beer Ltd. ORION BREWERIES, LTD.
The five member companies of the Brewers Association of Japan (Asahi Breweries, Ltd., Kirin Brewery Company, Ltd., Sapporo Breweries Ltd., Suntory Beer Ltd., and Orion Breweries, Ltd.) mainly use returnable beer bottles for their bottled beer products sold in Japan.
Produce Energy and Resources from Sludge Circular Sludge Treatment System
Veolia Japan K.K.
Electricity is produced using digestion gas generated from wastewater sludge treatment and is supplied to the local community as renewable energy.
Manufacturing recycled materials by melting inorganic waste such as incinerator ash
DOWA ECO-SYSTEM CO., LTD.
DOWA ECO-SYSTEM's subsidiaries, Meltec and Meltec Iwaki recycle inorganic waste such as incinerator ash, which is usually landfilled, by the coke bed type melting furnace.
Retread tires that can reuse used tires
The Bridgestone Group is developing a global retread service in which it collects worn out tires from customers, replaces the worn tread, and delivers tires that are again ready for use.
Nippon Steel Corporation
In the iron and steel-making process, over 600 kg of by-products, such as steel slag, dust, sludge, and used refractory bricks are generated for each ton of crude steel produced.
Regeneration of carbon black from used tires and its use for tire production
Bridgestone Group has been searching for technologies to convert tires back into raw materials. In partnership with Delta-Energy Group LLC, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Development of new markets that contribute to resource recycling by licensing Triporous™, a new material made from rice husks
Sony Group Corporation and group companies
Sony has independently developed Triporous, a plant-derived porous carbon material with excellent adsorption properties and has been offering it for licensing since 2019 after obtaining a wide range of patents from basic to applied.