Monday December 26th, 2011

We cooperated at the Christmas Light Up Project 2

We cooperated with Cultural Gakuen University and organized the Christmas Light Up Project 2, which took place at the university campus from 23rd to 25th of December.
We supported the whole project also by supplying electricity which was generated with Bio Ethanol for the use of illuminations and trees.
The Bioethanol we used was made out of old clothing and other cotton fabrics collected at the university campus before.

Friday November 11th, 2011

JEPLAN article at INDUST Magazine

INDUST No.289 November edition 2011 "Development of the vein industry in Asia"
Title: Establishment of small mobile phone recycling companies
Author: Michihiko Iwamoto

Monday November 7th, 2011

Article about JEPLAN will be published at Science Window

The magazine Science Window, which is owned and operated by the Science and Technology Agency will publish an article about our current projects and events.
The magazine will be distribute 80.000 copies to elementary, junior and high schools across the country for educational purpose.

Monday November 7th, 2011

JEPLAN employees mentioned at Benesse Corporation “Ecosta”

JEPLANs employees were introduced at Benesse Corporation "Ecosta High School Student Environment Laboratory" at the section: Enviromental work for the future.

Monday November 7th, 2011

NHK Student Course presents JEPLAN and it’s work for the environment

NHK Student Course/ House comprehension
Nr. 27 Eco fashion saves the planet~life cycle and environmental problems
Broadcast: 18th of November 2011 (Fri) 14:20~14:40 (NHK education program)

Monday November 7th, 2011

Benesse Cooperation 5th grade challange presents our company

Challange 5th grade students, Future! Discovery book(1st of November 2011)
The development of JEPLAN from a small cotton recycling company to the venture company today is visualized in a Japanese comic.

Thursday October 20th, 2011

We will participate in the Nordic Green Japan2011

TAKAO, Masaki our Chief Operating Officer will participate in the "Nordic Green Japan 2011" to be held November 7-8 days .
Press release(PDF)

Thursday October 20th, 2011

[The day where old clothing is turned into a mountain of treasures] Power of imagination and willingness

On the 24th of October 2011, our CEO Masaki Takao is going to hold a speech at Niihama High School in the Ehime Prefecture.

[The day where old clothing is turned into a mountain of treasures] With the topic "the Power of imagination and willingness", Takao is going to explain the techniques of bio-ethanol production as commercialized craftsman.
In addition he is going to talk about his personal experiences to the students, which are currently conducting the research: Glycated bacteria of cellulose fibers.

Friday September 9th, 2011

[Ask a person] -working, learning, each thoughts on something

On the 16th of June 2011 (Thursday), the event "ask a person": working, learning and thoughts on something" was organized at Osaka Imamiya Senior High School. Our CEO Takao Masaki took part, held a speech and participated in Q&A rounds with students.
The link below will lead you to a video of the event:

Friday September 9th, 2011

Article about FUKU-FUKU Project published in AneCan magazine

The magazine AneCan published an article about the cooperation between JEPLAN and the company JINS. The article informs about the glasses recovery/recycling program and was published in the 9th edition of 2011.
「AneCan」 2011年9月号 小学館 発行

Friday September 9th, 2011

The work and vision of JEPLAN presented at SOTOKOTO magazine

The japanese magazine SOTOKOTO published an article about JEPLAN and its work/vision in the section "Small informs". The article can be found in the edition of October, 2011.
ソトコト2011年10月号 別冊付録チビコト 木楽舎 発行

Monday August 29th, 2011

Article about JEPLAN was published in SankeiBiz magazine

The newspaper magazine SankeiBiz published an article about JEPLAN with the headline: JEPLAN: Resource recovery in different industries and households.

Monday August 29th, 2011

“Mining bioethanol from waste”

Report about our project was published in web media "" in the United Kingdom. "Mining bioethanol from waste"

Friday August 26th, 2011

Asahi shinbun “HITO” publishes artcle about Masaki Takao and his vision

On the 6th of February, the Newspapermagazine Asahi published an article about director Masaki Takao in the "Hito (translated Person) section:
朝日新聞 「ひと」 2011年08月26日

Tuesday August 23rd, 2011

The Mobile phone recycling project in India was presented in the Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun

The Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun published an article about our mobile phone recycling project in India. The article was published in the daily paper edition of the 23rd of August, 2011.

Tuesday August 9th, 2011

Our mobile phone recycling project in India was presented in the magazine “daily chemical industry “

The daily magazine: "The Daily Chemistry Industry" published an article about our mobile phone recycling project in India.

Monday August 1st, 2011

Launch of Imabari Cotton Recycle Project

JEPLAN has launched the Imabari Cotton Recycle Project.

More information:

Friday June 24th, 2011

FUKU-FUKU project was presented at the magazine “JAPAN FOR SUSTAINABILITY”

The magazine "JAPAN FOR SUSTAINABILITY" published the article "[NEWSLETTER] The venture company which aims for a circular economy" and presented the FUKU FUKU Project in detail.

Further information here:

Saturday June 4th, 2011

Information on FUKU FUKU Project organized at radishbo shop

The FUKUF FUKU Project will be organized at a radishbo food shop.
Collection period: 2011 July 11th~ August 6th

For further information, click on the PDF below:
FUKU FUKU Project at Radishbo shop PDF

Saturday June 4th, 2011

FUKU FUKU Project was presented in JR GAZETTE Magazine

FUKU-FUKU Project was presented in an article published in the JR GAZETTE Magazine.
JR GAZETTE No.291 JUNE 2011 

Wednesday June 1st, 2011

Installation of glasses collection box at all JINS stores

On the first of June, we will start cooperating with the company JINS and we will begin with the installation of collection boxes for glasses.
The glasses recycling boxes will be intallated at all JINS stores.
The items we will be collecting will be eye wear like glasses ans sunglasses.
Collected eyewear will be transported to our recycling facilities in order to
recycle them to heavy oil for example.
JINS Press Release
Press Release PDF

Tuesday May 31st, 2011

Adopted in Support for Overseas Expansion of Japan’s Venous Industries by Ministry of the Environment

Adopted in Support for Overseas Expansion of Japan’s Venous Industries by Ministry of the Environment

Ministry of the Environment website
○List of projects adopted

Friday March 25th, 2011

Information on Magazine article

A interview of our director and CEO Iwamoto Michihiko was published in the "Research Carrier support magazine Incu-Be", in the edition of 15th March, 2015.

Friday January 28th, 2011

We will organize a FUKU FUKU collection event at the Urawa PARCO department store

The FUKU FUKU Project will participate in the "PARCO VALENTINE, Give love to the world" event.

2/4(Fri)~14(Mon) Operating hours: 13:00-19:00
Location: Nearby the 1F Information counter

Monday January 10th, 2011

Information on clothing collection test project in Harajuku/Omotesando



We want to thank everyone who participated and supported our test project in Omotesando and Harajuku which was organized on 26th of December 2010.
JEPLAN is planning to support the environment and also customers in the future by leading the way to a circular economy.