The FPCO Group is aware that making proper use of resources is an important environmental challenge, because existing resources are limited while more and more resources are required amid the expansion of business activities.
In addition, we believe that we must strive to make effective use of resources in accordance with the 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) concept rather than the one-way mass consumption of resources for business.
The FPCO Group will work intensively to reduce the consumption of resources in its products and services and positively expand and proceed with the FPCO Method Recycling business of recycling used food containers from general households into food containers for reuse.
It will also work positively to suppress waste emissions from business activities and to recycle the waste into resources. The FPCO Group will endeavor to make proper and effective use of resources together with suppliers, parties to whom products and other goods are sold and other stakeholders.
<Trends in Material Consumption>
|Plastics||180,003 tons||175,167 tons||164,702 tons|
|Other (such as additives)||4,716 tons||6,629 tons||7,652 tons|
|Total||184,719 tons||181,796 tons||172,354 tons|
<Targets of Amounts of Input Material>
<Actual Amounts of Products Recycled>
|Foam trays||6,215 tons||6,161 tons||6,446 tons|
|Transparent containers||2,125 tons||2,239 tons||2,284 tons|
|PET bottles||37,000 tons||48,500 tons||65,500 tons|
The FPCO Group recognizes that the reduction of waste emissions and the proper treatment of waste are important environmental issues, given that the expansion of business activities leads to an increase in waste emissions.
In addition, we believe that we must strive to reduce waste emissions in accordance with the 3R (reduce, reuse and recycle) concept rather than the one-way mass consumption of resources for business.
The Group will work on waste reduction by increasing the reuse of resources in business activities to reduce resources consumption and by conducting its independent circular recycling of terrestrial resources, such as used trays and PET bottles.
Reduce the final waste disposal rate to less than 1% by FY2020
|Recycled waste||5,019 tons||5,279 tons||10,213 tons|
|Non-recycled waste||26 tons||29 tons||37 tons|
|Final waste disposal rate||0.52%||0.55%||0.37%|
* Scope of data collection: Production plants and recycling plants of the FPCO Group
* No fines or penalties related to the environment were incurred during the fiscal years mentioned above.
<Actual Water Discharge>