Waste and Use of Resources

Basic Views

The sources of the Group’s business are the gifts of the earth and its expansive natural environment as well as the vast bounty of nature. It is for this reason that we make full use of the bounty of nature? without waste, effectively use limited resources to protect the bounty and abundance of nature and good environments, and strive to achieve a sustainable society.

Promotion Systems

Please refer to promotion systems on the environmental management page.

Major Initiatives

Making the Most of the Bounty of Nature

Making the Most of the Bounty of Nature

Examples of activities that make full use of the bounty of nature without waste

Resource Recycling in Collaboration with Third Parties

Resource Recycling in Collaboration with Third Parties

An introduction to examples of the effective use of limited resources in cooperation with third parties

Reducing Packaging

Reducing Packaging

A report on measures to simplify containers and packaging

Changes in Waste Generated and Waste per Unit of Production by the Entire Domestic Group

FY2017 results

Note: Excluding the waste from Typhoon No.21 and the Hokkaido Eastern Iburi earthquake in the FY 2018.

Future Initiatives

With regard to resource recycling, the Group has set a waste recycling rate target at domestic sites of at least 94% by 2020 and is taking action to achieve that target.
In order to effectively use resources, we are pursuing initiatives to address secondary materials generated during the food production and processing stages and working in product design to reduce the weight of packaging materials.