Tuesday December 18th, 2012

We were at Eco products 2012

On the 13th and 14th of December, our CEO Takao Masaki gave a speech at the Takara Tomy booth of ECO PRODUCTS 2012. Eco Products 2012:http://eco-pro.com/eco2012/

Saturday December 1st, 2012

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Thursday November 22nd, 2012

Our CEO will present our company at Radio FM PORT (Niigata)

Our CEO Masaki Takao will be live on radio at FM PORT(Niigata local FM Radio)for the program "MORNING GATE".
First of all, he will talk about the FUKU-FUKU project and how consumers can participate at it, but he will also present our future vision as company.Everybody who is interested is welcomed to listen.

Date and time: 26th of November(Mon)From 9:05

Tuesday November 20th, 2012

Our Mobile Phone Recycle program has been listed on the “Prospective Projects of Japan’s USD 4.5 Billion Facility for the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project”

Press release from METI: Japan "Japan-India Agreement on the List of Prospective Projects for Japan's USD 4.5 Billion Facility for the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) Project"

Prospective projects for Japan's USD4.5 billion DMIC facility (as of 19th Nov. 2012)

Friday November 16th, 2012

CEO Takao Masaki held a speech at Kurashiki Amaki Junior High School

Our CEO Masaki Takao was at the Kurashiki Amaki Junior High School to hold a speech with the theme:"The work as researcher". He presented our Business content and also his vision.

Tuesday October 30th, 2012

Our recycling project in India has been published on The Asahi Shimbun (News Paper)

Our recycling project in India has been published on The Asahi Shimbun (News Paper) in the evening of 24th October 2012.

This program is a part of the Overseas Expansion program of Japan’s Venous Industries which was arranged by the MOE/Ministry of Environment. Additionally, it has been adopted as Early Bird Project in DMIC/Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor Project by METI/Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Japan.

Monday October 1st, 2012

Article about Imabari cotton recycling published in “MONOCLE issue 57, vol.06, Octorber 2012”

Imabari Cotton Recycle was appeared at corner of "JAPANxMONOCLE" in the "MONOCLE, vol.6, issue57" which is the England magazine.
It has been introduced in the 9th page of the magazine appendix entitled "JAPAN× MONOCLE." - "JAPAN'S NEW WORLD".

Please visit the official website for more information.

Monday August 27th, 2012

Our company was presented in PERFECT BOOK PATAGONIA

In the e-Mook "MonoMax" [patagonia PERFECT BOOK], which was published on August 27th 2012, our company and our recycling technology was presented in an article.
The article can be found on the Commons Reds Initiative section on page 43.
Patagonia Japan is participating in the FUKU FUKU project since 2012

Wednesday August 22nd, 2012

Adopted in Phase C Innovation business of new energy technology by NEDO

Adopted in New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization(NEDO)'s "Innovation business of new energy technology", field of biomass phase C. http://www.nedo.go.jp/activities/ZZJP2_100034.html

Monday July 2nd, 2012

PLA-PLUS Project has been published in United Kingdom’s magazine “MONOCLE vol.6”.

PLA-PLUS Project has been published in United Kingdom's magazine "MONOCLE vol.6"(July, 2012).


Friday May 11th, 2012

Information on USTREAM interview at eco japan cup TV VOL. 21

Winners of 2008 eco japan Cup: Mitsuhi Bank
There will be an interview of JEPLAN's CEO Masaki Takao about the cooperation between Mitsuhi Bank and JEPLAN organized by USTREAM at eco cup japan TV
Broadcasting will be on 11th of ,May from 17:00~18:00.
By clicking on the following URL, you can watch the stream.
http://ejc-tv.blogspot.jp/ eco japan cup TV VOL.21

Tuesday May 1st, 2012

Our managing director and Co Founder Michihiko Iwamoto will appear at the magazine: ELCO RADER

The magazine ELCO RADAR will publish an article about JEPLAN and Michihiko Iwamoto, the Co Founder and managing director of JEPLAN.
Iwamoto will present the current situation of textile recycling, new recycling technologies and also possible future developments.

Tuesday May 1st, 2012

An article about JEPLAN’s recycling technology was published in science study materials of Ehime Prefecture high school

The Ehime Prefecture High School published an article about JEPLAN's recycling technologies in a science study paper. The article focuses on the technology where cotton fiber is processed to bioethanol.

Thursday April 26th, 2012

Our textile / mobile phone recycling project in India was presented in the magazine “VOICE”

Our textile and mobile phone recycling project in India was presented in the "VOICE" magazine in the edition of May.
Further information can be found at the following websites(May not available in English):
VOICE http://www.php.co.jp/magazine/voice/

Thursday March 29th, 2012

Participation at climate conference organized by Nomura Shoken Shusai

Our Co-founder and managing/representative director Iwamoto took part at the climate conference organized by Nomura Securities

Monday February 27th, 2012

PLA-PLUS Project presented at FNN

The PLA-PLUS Project was presented at FNN News on the 25th February, 2012.
They showed the clothing collection project at Kiddyland Catstreet in Harajuku.

FNN News:Test project for research on recycling possibilities of plastic items from households.

Tuesday February 21st, 2012

PLA PLUS Project presented in the economy newspaper “Nihon Keizai Shinbum”

The Japanese economy newspaper "Nihon Keizai Shinbun" published an article about JEPLAN and it's PLA PLUS Project on the 20th February of 2012.
"In the past local authorities collected the plastic waste from companies like Takara Tomy, starbucks and co. for incineration or landfilling, but JEPLAN is planning to collect/recycle the trash and turn it back into reusable plastic or fuel."
日本経済新聞 電子版 (2012/2/20 0:06)

Monday February 20th, 2012

PLA-PLUS Project is being carried out in cooperation with the Ministry of the Environment

There was a press release about the demonstration project on PLA-PLUS Project by the Ministry of the Environment at 20th February, 2012.

20th February, 2012 Announcements: The start of the demonstration project for recycling plastic products of shop recovery

Monday February 20th, 2012

PLA-PLUS Projet “Notice of a social experiment collected and recycled plastic products”

JEPLAN is operating a demonstration project which is adopted by the Ministry of the Environment.

PLA-PLUS Project news release(PDF)
PLA-PLUS Project website http://plaplus-project.jp/

Monday January 30th, 2012

Our recycling technology was presented at PATAGONIA Japan

PATAGONIA Japan released the article "What is the future for the worn clothing of Patagonia" on their website, in which they presented and explained our technology and recycling method.

Monday January 30th, 2012

Science Window published an article about our current projects and events

The magazine "Science Window", which is owned by the Science and Technology Agency published an article about our efforts in establishing a recycling society/economy. The article is in the early spring 2012 edition and 80.000 copies have been distributed to elementary, junior and high schools.
They will be used as teaching material by science teachers and other people involved in science education.

You can download the magazine as PDF data here:(article at P.29)

Science Window