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Chemical recycling of PMMA for its everlasting beauty
SUMITOMO CHEMICAL Co., Ltd.
JSW will provide a technology to efficiently and safely decompose the used acrylic resin into MMA monomer by using its twin-screw extruder "TEX," which has been dramatically improved its mixing performance and is used for a wide range of applications.
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.
Food Waste Recycling Solution
NTT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS Well Create Co., Ltd.
The Food Waste Recycling Solution is a solution service that contributes to the reduction of food loss and the promotion of food recycling. This service is provided nationwide by NTT BUSINESS SOLUTIONS (abbreviated as NTT-BS),
Collaborative research on recycling of PET plastics through chemical recycling
Kirin Holdings Company,Limited Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation Kirin Beverage Company,Limited
Kirin Holdings Company, Limited and Mitsubishi Chemical Corporation, Limited have launched a joint project in December 2020 to study and commercialize technologies for recycling PET through chemical recycling.
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.
GUNPLA Recycling Project ～The Future created with GUNPLA funs～
BANDAI SPIRITS CO., LTD. BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc. BANDAI NAMCO Amusement Inc. BANDAI LOGIPAL INC. PS Japan Corporation
BANDAI SPIRITS collects plastic runners of GUNPLA (model kits of Gundam Series) from approximately 200 amusement facilities operated by BANDAI NAMCO AMUSEMENT. The collected runners are transported by BANDAI LOIGIPAL, and sorted out for 3 ways of recycling.
Association for Electric Home Appliances Panasonic Corporation TOSHIBA CORPORATION Hitachi Global Life Solutions, Inc. Mitsubishi Electric Corporation SHARP CORPORATION Sony Corporation
A system for the collection and recycling by manufacturers(Panasonic, Toshiba, Hitachi GLS, Mitsubishi, Sharp, Sony, etc.) of four home appliances* handed over from retailers.
Study of Non-food Biomass Plastic Production from Pulp in Japan
Sojitz Corporation Oji Holdings Corporation
Sojitz Pla-net Corporation, a Sojitz subsidiary, will begin development of biomass plastics (polylactic acid and polyethylene) together with Oji Holdings Corporation, a project subsidized by Japan’s Ministry of the Environment to reduce CO2 emissions as part of its efforts to build a system to support recyclable plastics.
Trial for Circular Renewables Platform Providing an Effective System to Match Supply and Demand for Plastics and other Recyclable Resources to Promote a Circular Economy
Sojitz Corporation Recotech Co., Ltd. Nissho Electronics Corporation NTT Communications Corporation
This platform will combine the circular renewables platform developed by Recotech, Material Pool System, with NTT Com’s Smart Data Platform to help participating businesses visualize type, volume, and location of waste generated in real time and accumulate waste data.
Chemical Recycling Business
Sojitz Corporation PET Refine Technology, Co., Ltd. JEPLAN, Inc.
Using its proprietary chemical recycling technology BRING™, JEPLAN and its subsidiary PRT are able to selectively extract the intermediate BHET (Bis(2-Hydroxyethyl) terephthalate) from PET, the material used to make PET bottles and polyester fabric.
Reuse & Recycling of IT Assets
Sojitz Corporation TES-AMM JAPAN K.K.
Environmental sustainability and data security have taken on greater importance as the increasing number of aged IT equipment in circulation raises the environmental burden and risk of data leaks.