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

Effective Use of Resources

Daikin's Progress in Recycling Home Appliances in Fiscal 2020

Total amount of home appliances recycled in one year (April 1, 2020 to March 31, 2021) 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) 471
Number of appliances recycled, etc. (Units: 1,000) 459
Amount recycled, etc. by weight (tons) 18,527
Amount recycled by weight (tons) 16,862
Recycling rate (%) 91
Note1:
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 2019.
Note2:
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.
Note3:
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) 5,296
Copper (tons) 1,274
Aluminum (tons) 350
Mixture of non-ferrous and iron composite materials (tons) 6,949
Fluorocarbons (tons) 273
Other valuable materials (tons) 2,717
Total weight (tons) 16,862

Breakdown of materials recovered

Note1:
Other valuable materials means plastic, etc.
Note2:
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) 298,421
Shipped weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 294,097
Weight of recycled and reused fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 268,864
Weight of destroyed fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 23,901
Note:
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.
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