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Disclosure for EPEAT

Environmental rating based on the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) can be viewed here. EPEAT was established for the purpose of promoting market development and sales of environmentally friendly products, and is used by the United States federal government as an assessment tool for its procurement.
(Updated on July 29, 2022)

4.7.2.1 Public Disclosure of Key Environmental Aspects

Note : Below list includes sites having significant responsibility for the design and manufacture.

[Target]
Scope1,2 : FY21 344.2kt / FY22 331.0kt
Waste : Reduce the amount of waste proportionate to sales to improve on the previous year's level in each fiscal year.
Water : Reduce water usage proportionate to sales to improve on the previous year's level in each fiscal year.
Toxics : Reduce the chemical substance usage / emissions to improve on the previous year's level in each fiscal year.

Greenhouse Gas Emissions

* Calculated based on GHG Protocols

     
Wastes
  Unit FY2018
(base year)
FY2019 FY2020 FY2021 Scope*1
Total amount of wastes ton 74,524 67,783 59,719 62,627
Sent to waste-to-energy ton 19,835 16,177 14,056 16,007
Incineration ton 248 695 561 523
Recycled ton 53,202 49,632 43,876 44,656
Landfilled (Final disposal amuont) ton 290 267 253 356
Reduction Rate (Total amount of wastes) % 9.0% 19.9% 16.0%

Scope*1

① Ricoh Company, Ltd. (production/non-production sites), production subsidiaries inside and outside Japan, non-production subsidiaries in Japan
② Production subsidiaries world-wide

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- Pollutant Release and Transfer Register

* Calculated based on

TRI for the US
E-PRTR for the EU
Japanese-PRTR for Japan and Asian countries

FY2019 FY2020 FY2021
Water Consumption      

- Water Withdrawal by Source / Water Recycled
and Reused / Water Discharge by Destination

FY2019 FY2020 FY2021

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4.7.2.2 Public Disclosure of Supply Chain Toxics

* Calculated based on Japanese-PRTR for Japan and Asian countries

4.9.1.1 Allow use of general office paper with renewable content, recycled content, and that is chlorine free

Ricoh Group imaging devices are compatible with chlorine free paper and certain types of paper made of renewable and pre/post-consumer content.

4.9.2.1 Documentation that product does not prevent the use of non-manufacturer cartridges and non-manufacturer containers

Although the design of Ricoh Group Imaging Devices does not prevent the use of non-OEM cartridges and containers, Ricoh Group recommends the use of Ricoh manufactured, or approved, parts and supplies. The use of non-genuine Ricoh replacement parts or supplies may void the limited warranty.

4.9.4.1 Documentation that the cartridge or container is not designed to prevent its reuse and recycling

In Ricoh Group continuing efforts to support environmental sustainability, all Ricoh manufactured cartridges or containers are not designed to prevent reuse or recycling.

Registration in the Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)