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.