December 2005

New Jersey DEP awards Panasonic

Secaucus, NJ— The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection recognized Panasonic Corporation of North America with an award for the company’s outstanding achievement in recycling.

Panasonic achieved a documented 72.2% recycling rate in 2004 for materials including construction debris, carpeting, cardboard and paper, batteries, metal, wood pallets, wire, stone, furniture, ceiling tile, kitchen waste, cans, bottles, soil and organic debris, electronic equipment, fuel oil, fluorescent light bulbs and copier/printer toner. In all, Panasonic’s Secaucus facility recycled a total of 2990.2 tons of material.

In addition, Panasonic teamed with other New Jersey-based consumer electronics manufacturers, state and local governments, non-profit organizations and recycling companies to host public electronics products recycling events and awareness campaigns.

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