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2003 Cell Phone Collection Rate Drops to 24%

December 28, 2004

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2003 Cell Phone Collection Rate Drops to 24%

On June 22, 2004 Japan's Telecommunications Carriers Association (TCA) and the C...
 
Relaying an Environmental Message through Sports Activities

December 8, 2004

Civil Society / Local Issues

 

Relaying an Environmental Message through Sports Activities

The Global Sports Alliance (GSA) is a Japanese non-profit organization (NPO) est...
 
Sony Develops Contactless IC Card from Vegetable-Derived Plastic

December 7, 2004

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Sony Develops Contactless IC Card from Vegetable-Derived Plastic

Sony Corp. of Japan announced in September 2004 that it has successfully develop...
 
Confidential Documents Recycled as Toilet Paper

December 6, 2004

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Confidential Documents Recycled as Toilet Paper

Koudera Town, in Japan's Hyogo Prefecture, started using toilet paper recycled f...
 
Sapporo Succeeds in Cutting CO2 by 60% in Spent Grain Treatment Test

December 3, 2004

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Sapporo Succeeds in Cutting CO2 by 60% in Spent Grain Treatment Test

On August 3, 2004 Sapporo Breweries Ltd., one of Japan's major brewers, announce...
 
Auto Shredder Residue to Be Completely Recycled

November 28, 2004

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Auto Shredder Residue to Be Completely Recycled

Five companies, Sumitomo Metal Industries, Ltd. (SMI), Mitsui & Co., Kyoei Steel...
 
Ministry to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Public Works Projects

November 22, 2004

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Ministry to Reduce Environmental Impacts of Public Works Projects

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MLIT) of Japan has published...
 
Vegetable-Based Polymer Approved for Food Packaging in Japan

November 15, 2004

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Vegetable-Based Polymer Approved for Food Packaging in Japan

A new material, vegetable-based polylactide polymer, was approved by the Japan H...
 
Nippon Paper, Sendai City Join Hands in Chopsticks Recycling

November 12, 2004

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Nippon Paper, Sendai City Join Hands in Chopsticks Recycling

The Iwanuma Mill of Nippon Paper Industries Co., a major Japanese paper manufact...
 
Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Slightly Down in FY 2003

November 8, 2004

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Aluminum Can Recycling Rate Slightly Down in FY 2003

A FY 2003 survey conducted by the Japan Aluminum Can Recycling Association found...
 
'Let's Carry Our Own Chopsticks' Campaign Starts in Matsue

November 5, 2004

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'Let's Carry Our Own Chopsticks' Campaign Starts in Matsue

On June 14, 2004, Matsue City (in Shimane Prefecture, western Japan) launched a ...
 
Abnormalities Found in Vole Chromosomes at Industrial Dump

November 2, 2004

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Abnormalities Found in Vole Chromosomes at Industrial Dump

Japanese Field Voles (Microtus montebelli, a type of field mouse) living on a la...
 
2004 White Paper Focuses on Illegal Waste Dumping

October 29, 2004

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2004 White Paper Focuses on Illegal Waste Dumping

In May 2004, Japan's Ministry of the Environment published the 2004 White Paper ...
 
Osaka Institute Develops Fuel Cell Electrodes from Animal Blood Protein

October 25, 2004

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Osaka Institute Develops Fuel Cell Electrodes from Animal Blood Protein

The Osaka Municipal Technical Research Institute announced on July 1, 2004 that ...
 
Long-established Dept. Store Offers Menswear Recycling

October 8, 2004

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Long-established Dept. Store Offers Menswear Recycling

Takashimaya Co., one of Japan's time-honored department stores, expanded its rec...
 
Motorcycle Makers to Launch Voluntary Recycling System in Japan

October 8, 2004

Transportation / Mobility

 

Motorcycle Makers to Launch Voluntary Recycling System in Japan

Four Japanese motorcycles manufacturers (Honda Motor Co., Yamaha Motor Co., Suzu...
 
80,000 Participating in IBM Japan's Eco Program

October 6, 2004

Energy Conservation

 

80,000 Participating in IBM Japan's Eco Program

IBM Japan Ltd. started a corporate environmental program it calls an "Eco-Marath...
 
Biodegradable Plastic Made from Beer Residue

October 5, 2004

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Biodegradable Plastic Made from Beer Residue

The Akita Research Institute of Food and Brewing (ARIF) of Akita Prefecture, Jap...
 
Japan's First Total Waste Management Company Makes Debut

September 30, 2004

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Japan's First Total Waste Management Company Makes Debut

Eco Loop Center, Japan's first private waste management company, was established...
 
NGO Works to Protect Oceans Through Beach Cleanups, Data Analysis

September 24, 2004

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NGO Works to Protect Oceans Through Beach Cleanups, Data Analysis

The Japan Environmental Action Network (JEAN) is a nongovernmental organizati...
 
Sharp to Promote Appliance Recycling in Germany

September 15, 2004

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Sharp to Promote Appliance Recycling in Germany

Sharp Corp. has announced that its distributing subsidiary in Germany, Sharp Ele...
 
Fuji Xerox Resource Recycling System Turns its First Profit

September 14, 2004

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Fuji Xerox Resource Recycling System Turns its First Profit

The Fuji Xerox Co. of Japan made a profit from its resource recycling system for...
 
NTT DoCoMo Launches Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Station

September 10, 2004

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NTT DoCoMo Launches Eco-Friendly Cell Phone Station

NTT DoCoMo, Japan's leading mobile phone carrier, extended the operation of the ...
 
Environment Ministry Announces Plan against Illegal Dumping

September 8, 2004

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Environment Ministry Announces Plan against Illegal Dumping

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment released an "Action Plan to Eliminate I...
 
Sapporo Breweries Adopts Reusable Packaging for Transport

September 1, 2004

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Sapporo Breweries Adopts Reusable Packaging for Transport

Sapporo Breweries Ltd., a major brewer in Japan, announced on June 9, 2004 th...
 
TEPCO Joins Reusable Cup Project at Stadium

August 27, 2004

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TEPCO Joins Reusable Cup Project at Stadium

Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) of Japan has announced that it will join and su...
 
Kuraray to Expand Biomass Fuel Use in Kurashiki

August 24, 2004

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Kuraray to Expand Biomass Fuel Use in Kurashiki

Kuraray Co., a major chemical company in Japan, announced on June 15, 2004, that...
 
Sekisui Succeeds in Recycling Plastics from Discarded Electric Appliances into Packaging

August 24, 2004

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Sekisui Succeeds in Recycling Plastics from Discarded Electric Appliances into Packaging

Sekisui Plastics Co., a leading Japanese manufacturer of plastic foams, announce...
 
Gasified Wood Biomass Co-generation Demonstration Experiment Launched in Yamagata

August 21, 2004

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Gasified Wood Biomass Co-generation Demonstration Experiment Launched in Yamagata

A gasified wood biomass co-generation pilot plant started operation in April 200...
 
Creating 'Eco-villages' in Shiga

August 13, 2004

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Creating 'Eco-villages' in Shiga

In an effort to build a recycling-oriented society, a movement to create 'eco-vi...
 
Nagano Prefecture Develops Wooden Guardrail for Road Safety

August 12, 2004

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Nagano Prefecture Develops Wooden Guardrail for Road Safety

Nagano Prefecture, Japan, has successfully developed a wooden guardrail it calls...
 
NEC Bio-plastic Combines Shape Memory and Recyclability

August 11, 2004

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NEC Bio-plastic Combines Shape Memory and Recyclability

NEC Corporation of Japan has successfully developed new vegetable-based plastic,...
 
Eco-Friendly Industrial Complex Project Being Studied in Kitakyushu City

August 9, 2004

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Eco-Friendly Industrial Complex Project Being Studied in Kitakyushu City

The Kyushu Bureau of Economy, Trade and Industry has established the Kitakyushu ...
 
10 Million Tons of Illegally Dumped Industrial Waste in Japan

August 6, 2004

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10 Million Tons of Illegally Dumped Industrial Waste in Japan

Japan's Ministry of the Environment has released results of a survey of prefectu...
 
Ocean Dumping Regulations to be Strengthened

August 2, 2004

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Ocean Dumping Regulations to be Strengthened

A 1996 protocol that contains revisions of the Convention on the Prevention of M...
 
Rent-a-Dish System on Trial in Toyama

July 23, 2004

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Rent-a-Dish System on Trial in Toyama

At the Ote Mall in the center of Toyama City, Toyama Prefecture, Japan, a market...
 
Home Appliance Recycling Taking Root

July 15, 2004

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Home Appliance Recycling Taking Root

Japan's Ministry of the Environment and the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Indus...
 
Industrial Waste Going to Landfill Hits Record Low in FY 2001

July 8, 2004

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Industrial Waste Going to Landfill Hits Record Low in FY 2001

In March 2004, the Japanese Ministry of the Environment released the results of ...
 
INAX Collects and Recycles 10 Tons of Waste Tiles

July 6, 2004

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INAX Collects and Recycles 10 Tons of Waste Tiles

INAX Corporation, a major Japanese supplier of ceramic building materials and eq...
 
Kokuyo Develops Industry's First Carpet Tile Recycling System

July 2, 2004

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Kokuyo Develops Industry's First Carpet Tile Recycling System

Kokuyo Engineering Co., a subsidiary of Kokuyo Co., Japan's largest manufacturer...
 
Japan's Largest Methane Fermentation Plant to Recycle Food Waste

June 28, 2004

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Japan's Largest Methane Fermentation Plant to Recycle Food Waste

The Bioenergy Co. of Japan has decided to construct a power plant in Tokyo Bay t...
 
The Osaka NGO 'CASA' - Getting the International Perspective

June 26, 2004

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The Osaka NGO 'CASA' - Getting the International Perspective

There are many environmental NGOs (non-governmental organizations) in the Kansai...
 
Coca-Cola Japan Introduces Biodegradable Plastic Bags to Supermarkets

June 24, 2004

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Coca-Cola Japan Introduces Biodegradable Plastic Bags to Supermarkets

Starting on March 15, 2004, the Coca-Cola System in Japan introduced polyethylen...
 
Toyama University Develops System to Track Hazardous Chemicals

June 23, 2004

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Toyama University Develops System to Track Hazardous Chemicals

Toyama University of Japan has developed a computer network-based system, dubbed...
 
Miyagi Prefecture Hires 'Coordinators' to Promote Industrial Waste Recycling

June 11, 2004

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Miyagi Prefecture Hires 'Coordinators' to Promote Industrial Waste Recycling

Miyagi Prefecture in northern Japan stepped up its efforts to reduce and recycle...
 
Japan's General Waste Volume in 2001 Remains Unchanged

June 10, 2004

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Japan's General Waste Volume in 2001 Remains Unchanged

The Japanese Ministry of the Environment, on March 1, 2004, released the results...
 
'Mini' ISO Certification Launched in Akita Prefecture

June 3, 2004

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'Mini' ISO Certification Launched in Akita Prefecture

Starting in April, 2004, the Prefectural Citizens' Forum for Akita's Environment...
 
Kyoto Prefecture to Promote Eco-Friendly Public Works

May 14, 2004

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Kyoto Prefecture to Promote Eco-Friendly Public Works

Kyoto Prefecture in Japan finalized its guidelines for public works projects, tr...
 
Co-op Kobe Reduces Cost of Industrial Waste Disposal by 90%

May 12, 2004

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Co-op Kobe Reduces Cost of Industrial Waste Disposal by 90%

The Consumer Co-operative Kobe (Co-op Kobe), a major Japanese consumer cooperati...
 
Chalk Made from Eggshells Marketed

April 30, 2004

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Chalk Made from Eggshells Marketed

The Q.P.Corporation (Kewpie), the largest producer of mayonnaise and salad dress...
 
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