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Circulating Limited Resources Efficiently
-Development and implementation of reuse and recycling technologies-


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Concept of a Sustainable Society: The Comet Circle™

The Comet Circle is a conceptual representation of Ricoh’s approach to realize a sustainable society by attempting to reduce environmental impacts throughout the entire lifecycle of a product, not just within the Ricoh Group but also including both the upstream and downstream sections of the supply chain. As shown in the figure, the smaller the loop (closer to the user), the lower the environmental impact and higher economic efficiency. Ricoh’s development of reuse and recycling technology is seeking to make these loops as small and close to the user as possible.

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