Waste and Use of Resources

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.


In regard to reducing waste and recycling resources, we have established the following targets for materiality and medium- to long-term environmental goals.

 Reduce waste in Japan by 5% compared to FY2019 on the basis of basic unit per production quantity
 Achieve a waste recycling rate in Japan of at least 92%
 Reduce plastic use by 20% compared to FY2013

Note: for products subject to the Containers and Packaging Recycling Law in Japan

Promotion Systems

Please refer to promotion systems on the environmental management page.
Policies, policy formulation, and initiatives are discussed by the Sustainability Committee, deliberated on by management committees, and referred to the Board of Directors, which is the decision-making body.

Major Initiatives

Reducing Livestock Waste

Manure Management

Reducing Packaging Waste

Reducing Plastic Pollution