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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 June 30, 2021)

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 FY2017
(baseyear)
FY2018 FY2019 FY2020 Scope*1
Total amount of wastes ton 81,936 77,939 72,883 63,209
Sent to waste-to-energy ton 17,773 19,742 16,011 14,042
Incineration ton 177 210 541 441
Recycled ton 62,645 55,077 53,136 47,297
Landfilled (Final disposal amuont) ton 379 330 299 292
Reduction Rate (Total amount of wastes) % 4.9% 11.0% 22.9%

Scope*1

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

FY2018 FY2019 FY2020
Water Consumption      

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

FY2018 FY2019 FY2020

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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)