Last updated:2022/8/17

Association for Electric Home Appliances releases the
“Home Appliance Recycling Annual Report”for FY2021

The Association for Electric Home Appliances has released the FY2021 “Home Appliance Recycling Annual Report” which summarizes the latest reports on the system and activities relating to home appliance recycling.

Mechanism supporting the home appliance recycling system

Structure/System for collection and recycling by manufacturers etc.

  • Group A: 18 companies
  • Group B: 18 companies

Table of manufacturers etc. by Group *Companies in a red box are new members

*1: Refrigerators/freezers only

(As of June 1, 2022)

Designated collection points in place

  • Nationwide: a total of 329 locations

Number of designated collection points in place (by prefecture)

(As of July 1, 2022)

Home appliance recycling plants in place

  • Group A: 28 facilities
  • Group B: 15 facilities
  • Shared by Groups A and B: 2 facilities

Home appliance recycling plants

(As of July 1, 2022)

Recycling results

*Four specified kinds of home appliances

Results of collection of used appliances*

  • Number of units collected in FY2021: about 15.26 million

Trend and total number of units collected in 21 years (Total number of used appliances*)

FY2021 “Home Appliance Recycling Annual Report”Click here to download (Japanese only)