logging in or signing up James Okamoto Carolina Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINTLite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Copy Does not support media & animations WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 94 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (1) Dislike it (0) Added: April 08, 2008 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Slide1: James Y. Okamoto Recycling Business Promotion Office, Matsushita Electric Industrial Co., Ltd. November 29th , 2005Slide2: Home Appliance Recycling Law in JapanSlide3: Home Appliance Recycling Law in Japan Legislation : May 1998 Full Enforcement : April 2001 Target Products Specified Recycling Rate Television Monitors (CRT) Electric Refrigerators & Freezers Electric Washing Machines Household Air Conditioners Min. 55% Min. 50% Min. 50% Min. 60% Definition of Recycling Rate Recycling Rate (%) = Weight of Valuables / Total Weight of Wastes x 100Slide4: Characteristics of the Home Appliance Recycling Law Consumers must Pay Recycling Fees at the Time of Disposal Retailers must Collect End-of-Life Products from Consumers and Deliver Them to Manufacturers Manufacturers must Establish Secondary Collection Points and Recycle End-of-Life Products Example： TV Monitors (CRT) Recycling Fee US＄ 23.0(set by each manufacturer) 1. Consumers 2. Retailer 3. ManufacturerSlide5: Transition of Home Appliance Recycling Units and Rate in Japan (1,000units,%,tons,kg)Slide6: Recycling Initiatives at Matsushita ElectricSlide7: Recycling facilities Designated collection points Logistic system (from designated collection points to recycling facility) 4. Recycling fee procurement system Management information system by “Manifest” Recycling Fee & Product categories Necessary items for recycling system Established by individual company ( competition ) Established by Industry as a whole ( ｂｙ cooperation ) Recycling facilities (sites & allocation) Designated collection points (number of sites & allocation) 3. Logistic system (from designated collection points to recycling facility) 6. Recycling Fee 4. Recycling fee procurement system 5. Management information system by “Manifest” 6. Product categories Basic principle is company based programs, but aggregated into 2 systems: Group A & Group B Established standard system through the Association for Electric Home Appliances of Japan (AEHA), and negotiated with retailers association Competition & Cooperation - System Establishment Slide8: Why A & B Group? Group A Group B Two groups formed based on differing basic policies towards ‘Collection & Recycling Network’ establishment ・Establish own recycling facilities from scratch ・Establish designated collection points collaborating with large logistic companies ・Cooperate with local recyclers using their existing infrastructure to minimize costSlide9: Matsushita Electric’s Home Appliance Recycling System Basic concept Establish a Recycling Scheme that is Socially Acceptable Minimize Recycling Costs Provide Convenient Logistics Target Characteristics of System 1. In Cooperation with Local Recyclers Using Their Existing Infrastructures 2. Decentralized Recycling NetworkSlide10: Home Appliance Recycling System at Matsushita Electric Panasonic and 20 other manufacturers Ecology Net Recycling Agency Primary collection sites Secondary collection sites Disposers(Consumers) Designated collection points ( ) Municipalities Retailers １９０ Recycling sites (35) Matsushita Eco Technology Center (METEC) Consigned Recycling Sites (34) Slide11: METEC (Matsushita Eco Technology Center) 1. Location : Hyogo Prefecture 2. Land area : 38,570㎡ 3. Total floor area : 15,160㎡ 4. Treatment capacity: 1 million units 5. Annual treatment of EoL appliance: FY2004: 710,000 units “ Product to Product”Slide12: Why Consumers Pay Recycling Fee in Japan? Key conclusion at the Stakeholders meeting before Home Appliance Law became effective It can lead to longer use of products and reduction of wastes as consumers are aware of recycling costs since they bear the recycling fee in a visible manner. Result: Now that the law is in effect - Longer Use of Products - Average Period of product use by consumers (Unit: Years） Year 1997 Year 2003 TV Monitor (CRT) Refrigerator 11.8 12.5 +0.7 12.1 14.5 +2.4 +/－Slide13: We , Panasonic are constantly working to develop : “A High Quality of Life through recycling” Thank you for your kind attention. You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.