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

Daikin's Progress in Recycling Home Appliances in Fiscal 2022

Total amount of home appliances recycled in one year (April 1, 2022 to March 31, 2023) based on Japan's Home Appliance Recycling Law

Progress in recycling used home appliances

Residential air conditioners
Number of appliances received at specified dropoff sites (Units: 1,000) 490
Number of appliances recycled, etc. (Units: 1,000) 497
Amount recycled, etc. by weight (tons) 19,998
Amount recycled by weight (tons) 18,234
Recycling rate (%) 91
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 2022.
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.
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.

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 (tons) 5,563
Copper (tons) 1,374
Aluminum (tons) 378
Mixture of non-ferrous and iron composite materials (tons) 7,451
Fluorocarbons (tons) 309
Other valuable materials (tons) 3,156
Total weight (tons) 18,234

Breakdown of materials recovered

Other valuable materials means plastic, etc.
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.

Amount of fluorocarbons recovered and recycled, reused, or destroyed

Recovered weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 336,132
Shipped weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 331,473
Weight of recycled and reused fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 304,560
Weight of destroyed fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 25,293
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.

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