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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 2017

Total amount of home appliances recycled in one year (April 1, 2017 to March 31, 2018) 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) 316
Number of appliances recycled, etc. (Units: 1,000) 315
Amount recycled, etc. by weight (ton) 12,999
Amount recycled by weight (ton) 11,767
Recycling rate (%) 90
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 2017.
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 (ton) 4,191
Copper (ton) 831
Aluminum (ton) 532
Mixture of non-ferrous and iron composite materials (ton) 4,304
Fluorocarbons (ton) 98
Other valuable materials (ton) 1,809
Total weight (ton) 11,767

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) 205,326
Shipped weight of fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 201,568
Weight of recycled and reused fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 172,343
Weight of destroyed fluorocarbons used as refrigerants (kg) 28,791
Note:
All values are rounded off to the decimal point.
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