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Home Appliance Recycling Results
(Progress in carrying out recycling, etc. of specified home appliances)

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Daikin’s progress in recycling home appliances in fiscal 2016

Total amount of home appliances recycled in one year (April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017) based on Japan’s Home Appliance Recycling Law

1 Progress in recycling used home appliances

Residential air conditioners
Number of appliances received at specified dropoff sites (Units: 1,000) 282
Number of appliances recycled, etc. (Units: 1,000) 271
Amount recycled, etc. by weight ton 11,165
Amount recycled by weight ton 10,116
Recycling rate % 90

Note 1: The number of appliances recycled, etc. and the amount recycled, etc. by weight are the total number of used appliances and the total weight processed by the necessary methods in order to carry out recycling, etc. in fiscal 2016.

Note 2: All values are rounded off to the decimal point.

Note 3: The number of appliances received at designated dropoff sites and number of appliances recycled, etc. do not include items for which the manufacturers that should process those items could not be determined due to problems such as incorrectly filled out manifests.

2 Progress in recycling parts and materials, etc.

Relevant parts processed into a state in which they can be transferred as parts or materials to the user for a fee or free of charge.

Residential air conditioners
Iron ton 3,601
Copper ton 768
Aluminum ton 446
Mixture of non-ferrous and iron composite materials ton 3,648
Fluorocarbons ton 48
Other valuable materials ton 1,603
Total weight ton 10,116

Note 1: Other valuable materials means plastic, etc.

Note 2: All values are rounded off to the decimal point.

Breakdown of materials recovered

3 Amount of fluorocarbons recovered and recycled, reused, or destroyed

Recovered weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants kg 175,048
Shipped weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants kg 172,079
Weight of recycled and reused fluorocarbons used as refrigerants kg 128,415
Weight of destroyed fluorocarbons used as refrigerants kg 43,394

Note: All values are rounded off to the decimal point.

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