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 A SPACE TRIP FOR 5TH GRADERS AT KAWAGUCHI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

Sep 30, 2003

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[September 2003] A SPACE TRIP FOR 5TH GRADERS AT KAWAGUCHI ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.2 The Kawaguchi Citizens ...

 
 How Eco-Friendly Are Japanese Companies?

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] How Eco-Friendly Are Japanese Companies?

The Ministry of the Environment has conducted the "Survey on the Actions of E...

 

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] "MakingEvery Product Green" (Matsushita Electric)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN - CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No...

 
 LOCALLY-PRODUCED OIL FOOD AND ENERGY: CANOLA-FLOWER PROJECTS BLOSSOMING NATIONWIDE

Aug 31, 2003

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[August 2003] LOCALLY-PRODUCED OIL FOOD AND ENERGY: CANOLA-FLOWER PROJECTS BLOSSOMING NATIONWIDE

Deep fried foods such as tempura are very popular in Japan. Vegetable oils us...

 
  RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SCALE HYDROELECTRIC POWER, WAVE POWER, OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY, BIOMASS ENERGY AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY)

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SMALL- TO MEDIUM-SCALE HYDROELECTRIC POWER, WAVE POWER, OCEAN THERMAL ENERGY, BIOMASS ENERGY AND GEOTHERMAL ENERGY)

Our last issue (June) introduced solar thermal, photovoltaic and wind power i...

 

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] "Management System Matters" (JACO)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN : CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article No...

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL LABELING IN JAPAN

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] ENVIRONMENTAL LABELING IN JAPAN

The term "environmental labels" refers to environmental information attached ...

 

Jul 31, 2003

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[July 2003] "Working with Users to Mitigate Global Warming" (TEPCO)

"TOWARD A SUSTAINABLE JAPAN : CORPORATIONS AT WORK" ARTICLE SERIES Article N...

 
 FROM SELLING PRODUCTS TO PROVIDING FUNCTIONS/SERVICES

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] FROM SELLING PRODUCTS TO PROVIDING FUNCTIONS/SERVICES

In order to sustain economic growth without damaging our finite global enviro...

 
 Zero Emissions - Ricoh Group

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] Zero Emissions - Ricoh Group

"More with Less" http://www.ricoh.co.jp/ecology/e-/index.html In Vol...

 
 RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SOLAR THERMAL, PHOTOVOLTAIC, AND WIND POWER)

Jun 30, 2003

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[June 2003] RENEWABLE ENERGY IN JAPAN (SOLAR THERMAL, PHOTOVOLTAIC, AND WIND POWER)

As introduced in the last month's issue of the JFS Newsletter, the Japanese g...

 
 ENERGY SUPPLY IN JAPAN

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ENERGY SUPPLY IN JAPAN

Japan's primary energy supply increased from 441 million kiloliters (oil equi...

 
 ENERGY DEMAND IN JAPAN

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ENERGY DEMAND IN JAPAN

(1) Total energy consumption Japan's total energy demand increased from 285 ...

 
 ASANOGAWA GREEN PROJECT - Asanogawa Elementary School, Ishikawa Prefecture

May 31, 2003

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[May 2003] ASANOGAWA GREEN PROJECT - Asanogawa Elementary School, Ishikawa Prefecture

"Report on Environmental Education" Article Series No.1 As introduced in a JFS ...

 
 HINO CITY: "WASTE REDUCED 50% IN TWO YEARS"

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] HINO CITY: "WASTE REDUCED 50% IN TWO YEARS"

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
 JAPAN'S GREEN PURCHASING LAW--DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] JAPAN'S GREEN PURCHASING LAW--DESCRIPTION AND ACHIEVEMENTS

In the December 2002 issue, we featured "Green Purchasing and Green Procureme...

 
  JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD(1603-1867), PART II

Apr 30, 2003

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[April 2003] JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD(1603-1867), PART II

In last month's issue of JFS, we introduced some elements of what made a sust...

 
 ROLES AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF INDUSTRIAL WATER SUPPLY WORKS IN JAPAN

Mar 31, 2003

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[March 2003] ROLES AND CONTRIBUTIONS OF INDUSTRIAL WATER SUPPLY WORKS IN JAPAN

Following the previous issue of the JFS Newsletter, this month we present one...

 
 JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD (1603-1867)

Mar 31, 2003

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[March 2003] JAPAN'S SUSTAINABLE SOCIETY IN THE EDO PERIOD (1603-1867)

In the history of Japan, the 265-year period between 1603 (when Tokugawa Ieya...

 
 AYA TOWN : "FOOD AND HUMAN WASTE ALL RECYCLED"

Mar 31, 2003

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[March 2003] AYA TOWN : "FOOD AND HUMAN WASTE ALL RECYCLED"

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
 BUSINESS LEADERS' INTER-FORUMFOR ENVIRONMENT 21 (B-LIFE21)

Feb 28, 2003

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[February 2003] BUSINESS LEADERS' INTER-FORUMFOR ENVIRONMENT 21 (B-LIFE21)

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.3 CORPORATE EXECUTIVES WORKING FOR TH...

 
  PROMOTING RAINWATER UTILIZATION

Feb 28, 2003

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[February 2003] PROMOTING RAINWATER UTILIZATION

Japan is an urbanized country. In particular, the Tokyo area, accounting for ...

 
  WATER RESOURCES AND USE IN JAPAN

Feb 28, 2003

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[February 2003] WATER RESOURCES AND USE IN JAPAN

Japan, positioned in Monsoon Asia, has rainfall close to twice the world aver...

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATION SYSEM IN JAPAN

Jan 31, 2003

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[January 2003] ENVIRONMENTAL ADMINISTRATION SYSEM IN JAPAN

The environmental administration in Japan has centered on the Ministry of the...

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING: EXPANDING IN QUALITY, QUANTITY AND APPLICATIONS

Jan 31, 2003

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[January 2003] ENVIRONMENTAL REPORTING: EXPANDING IN QUALITY, QUANTITY AND APPLICATIONS

In recent years, an increasing number of large and medium-sized companies in ...

 
 JAPAN ALLIANCE FOR HUMANITARIAN DEMINING SUPPORT (JAHDS)

Jan 31, 2003

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[January 2003] JAPAN ALLIANCE FOR HUMANITARIAN DEMINING SUPPORT (JAHDS)

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.2 PUTTING CORPORATE STRENGTHS TOGETHE...

 
  2002 Eco-Products Exhibition, Tokyo Big Site, December 7th

Dec 31, 2002

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[December 2002] 2002 Eco-Products Exhibition, Tokyo Big Site, December 7th

Reduce, reuse and recycle are the themes of this event said Morita-san of the...

 
 GREEN PURCHASING AND GREEN PROCUREMENT IN MOTION

Dec 31, 2002

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[December 2002] GREEN PURCHASING AND GREEN PROCUREMENT IN MOTION

In recent years, green procurement activities have expanded and taken root in...

 
 ECO PRODUCTS EXHIBITION: JAPAN'S SHOWCASE OF PRODUCTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Dec 31, 2002

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[December 2002] ECO PRODUCTS EXHIBITION: JAPAN'S SHOWCASE OF PRODUCTS AND ACTIVITIES FOR THE ENVIRONMENT

Every December, a large event known as the "Eco Products Exhibition" is held ...

 
 CITY OF NAGOYA,

Dec 31, 2002

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[December 2002] CITY OF NAGOYA, "WASTE REDUCTION OF 23% IN TWO YEARS!"

"Initiatives and Achievements of Local Governments in Japan" Article Series No....

 
 CURRENT SITUATION AND VARIOUS INITIATIVES IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR

Nov 30, 2002

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[November 2002] CURRENT SITUATION AND VARIOUS INITIATIVES IN THE TRANSPORT SECTOR

As indicated above, the transport sector accounts for over 20 percent of Japa...

 
 JAPAN AND GLOBAL WARMING

Nov 30, 2002

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[November 2002] JAPAN AND GLOBAL WARMING

One of the most pressing global environmental problems facing humanity is glo...

 
 OFFICE CHONAI-KAI

Nov 30, 2002

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[November 2002] OFFICE CHONAI-KAI

"Unique NGOs in Japan" Article Series No.1 "A PAPER RECYCLING SUCCESS STO...

 
 ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR ALL

Oct 31, 2002

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[October 2002] ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS FOR ALL

An environmental management system is a system for continuous improvement in ...

 
 FUEL CELL REVOLUTION UNDER WAY IN JAPAN

Oct 31, 2002

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[October 2002] FUEL CELL REVOLUTION UNDER WAY IN JAPAN

One of the hottest topics in Japan is the move ...

 
 Zero Emissions - Asahi Breweries

Oct 31, 2002

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[October 2002] Zero Emissions - Asahi Breweries

"Nothing Goes to the Landfill" http://www.asahibeer.co.jp/english/re...

 
 Story : Contest for Green Local Governments

Sep 30, 2002

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[September 2002] Story : Contest for Green Local Governments

In Japan, many prefectures and local municipalities have given themselves lab...

 
 Japanese companies' initiatives toward a sustainable economy

Sep 30, 2002

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[September 2002] Japanese companies' initiatives toward a sustainable economy

Many say we have to move from the current unsustainable economy to a sustaina...

 
 Introduction to Japan for Sustainability

Sep 30, 2002

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[September 2002] Introduction to Japan for Sustainability

We are very pleased to announce the Aug. 26 launch of Japan for Sustainabilit...

 

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