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.
INDUST No.289 November edition 2011 "Development of the vein industry in Asia"
Title: Establishment of small mobile phone recycling companies
Author： Michihiko Iwamoto
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.
JEPLANs employees were introduced at Benesse Corporation "Ecosta High School Student Environment Laboratory" at the section: Enviromental work for the future.
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)
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.
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.
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:
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
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
The newspaper magazine SankeiBiz published an article about JEPLAN with the headline: JEPLAN: Resource recovery in different industries and households.
Report about our project was published in web media "greenpurchasingasia.com" in the United Kingdom.
"Mining bioethanol from waste"
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
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.
The daily magazine: "The Daily Chemistry Industry" published an article about our mobile phone recycling project in India.
JEPLAN has launched the Imabari Cotton Recycle Project.
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:
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
FUKU-FUKU Project was presented in an article published in the JR GAZETTE Magazine.
JR GAZETTE No.291 JUNE 2011
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
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
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.
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.