Below is the actual results recycled by Panasonic Corporation during fiscal 2016 (from April 1, 2015 to March 31, 2016) in accordance with the Law for Recycling of Specified Kinds of Home Appliances (Home Appliance Recycling Law), including products bearing the SANYO brand.

Overview of recycled four kinds of end-of-life products

Air conditioner TV Refrigerator/
Freezer
Washing machine/
Clothes dryer
CRT LCD/
Plasma
Number of products received at designated collection points [1,000 units] 564 423 175 877 1,065
Number of products processed [1,000 units] 562 462 181 883 1,056
Total weight of products processed [tons] 23,344 12,462 3,839 55,627 40,943
Total weight of recycled materials from processed products [tons] 21,205 8,846 3,405 45,466 36,172
Recycling rate [%] 90 70 88 81 88

* "Number of products processed" and "Total weight of products processed" refer to the total (units and weight) of waste electric appliances that were treated for recycling in fiscal 2015.
* All of the numbers after the decimal point are truncated.
* There were a small number of units whose manufacturer responsible for recycling, etc. was not identified due to an inputting error in the manifest and/or for other reasons. Those units are not included in "Number of products received at designated collection points" and "Number of products processed".

Overview of the recycled parts and materials

Total weight of the recycled parts and materials which are transferable to those who use it as parts or materials of product for a fee or free of charge.

Air conditioner TV Refrigerator/
Freezer
Washing machine/
Clothes dryer
CRT LCD/
Plasma
Iron [tons] 7,202 857 1,401 22,839 16,946
Copper [tons] 1,499 135 40 898 551
Aluminum [tons] 1,032 5 108 107 733
Mixture including ferrous or non-ferrous materials [tons] 7,361 111 114 5,944 5,215
CRT glass [tons] - 4,540 - - -
Other valuable materials [tons] 2,041 1,505 1,399 11,204 4,721
Total weight [tons] 19,154 7,155 3,064 40,994 28,168

* All of the numbers after decimal point are truncated.
* "Other valuable materials" are plastics, etc.

Breakdown of recycled materials by specified home appliance

[FIGURE]Breakdown of collected materials by product family

Weights of refrigerant fluorocarbons which were collected, shipped, recovered or re-used, and destroyed

Air conditioner

Refrigerator/
Freezer

Washing machine/
Clothes dryer

Weight of collected refrigerant fluorocarbons[kg]

360,707

62,379

6,739

Weight of refrigerant fluorocarbons shipped to consigned destroying companies[kg]

355,681

60,425

6,516

Weight of recovered or re-used refrigerant fluorocarbons[kg]

269,915

31,755

1,387

Weight of destroyed refrigerant fluorocarbons[kg]

83,808

28,527

5,078

* All of the numbers after decimal point are truncated.
* Difference amoung weight of collected refrigerant fluorocarbons, weight of shipped refrigerant fluorocarbons and "total weight of recovered or re-used refrigerant fluorocarbons and destroyed fluorocarbons" is due to time-lag of reporting.

Weights of fluorocarbons from insulation materials, which were liquefied and collected, shipped, and destroyed

Refrigerator/
Freezer

Weight of fluorocarbons liquefied and collected from insulation materials[kg]

121,847

Weight of fluorocarbons shipped to consigned destroying companies after liquefied and collected from insulation materials[kg]

119,534

Weight of destroyed fluorocarbons after liquefied and collected from insulation materials[kg]

119,088

* All of the numbers after decimal point are truncated.
* Difference among weight of collected refrigerant fluorocarbons, weight of shipped fluorocarbons and weight of destroyed fluorocarbons is due to time-lag of destruction reporting.