Reduce / Reuse / Recycle

December 20, 2007


Fuji Xerox Recycles 9,000 Tons of Resources in Asia-Pacific Region

Keywords: Manufacturing industry Reduce / Reuse / Recycle 

On August 22, 2007, Fuji Xerox Co. of Japan announced that its international resource recycling system in the Asia-Pacific region, now in its third year of operation, has recycled about 9,000 tons of resources. The company has an operational base for the system in Thailand, and has collected around 55,000 units of used products. The recycling rate has reached 99.2 percent.

Since December 2004, the company has collected cartridges and used products, such as copy machines and printers, from nine countries in Asia-Pacific region. They are shipped to the recycling site in Thailand and are thoroughly dismantled into 70 categories of material, including iron, aluminum, glass and copper. The system is operated in coordination with 12 partner companies in Thailand and other Asian countries, as well as four in Japan.

Fuji Xerox established the international resource recycling system, with the aim of zero landfill space for used products. With this system, the company will fulfill its responsibilities in reducing its environmental impact in the Asia-Pacific region through measures such as recovery of hazardous materials and establishment of a new industrial system.
- Fuji Xerox Launches Business Printer Recycling Nationwide (Related JFS article)

Posted: 2007/12/20 08:01:35 PM
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