Presentation on theme: "Canon and the Further Education Sector 2010 23 rd March 2010 David Lucioni BSc.(Hons) AIEMA Environment & Product Safety Manager, Canon UK & Ireland."— Presentation transcript:
Canon and the Further Education Sector rd March 2010 David Lucioni BSc.(Hons) AIEMA Environment & Product Safety Manager, Canon UK & Ireland
Today’s Presentation Get to know Canon Energy Consumption (during manufacture and operation) Carbon Footprint (during manufacture and operation) Management of waste (including hardware & recycling) Lifecycle of hardware Recycling of consumables (i.e toner cartridges) Use of chemicals which are hazardous to the environment (in manufacture and operation) Health and safety of users of Canon systems Canon’s policy on transport of equipment and support personnel Some ‘quick wins’ for you
Environment & Sustainability “Living and working together for the common good” Environment RoHS, REACH Green Procurement Recycling Conservation Partnerships Compliance The benefits of partnering with Canon Corporate Social Responsibility
Carbon Footprint EcoLeaf Declaration –This is a voluntary initiative in Japan only Not adopted outside Japan yet as no accepted international standard –Complies with a type 3 product declaration under ISO14025
Management of Waste WEEE Regulations 2006 – came into force 2 nd Jan 2007 Canon was already taking back replaced machines Canon branded paper is chlorine free Sustainably managed (high Grade) or 100% recycled pulp (Bright Recycled)
Management of Waste - Recycling Hardware –Remanufactured at Giessen, Germany –Sold via broker –Recycled using latest technology Toner bottles –3 year search –Guarantee 0% to landfill –Fully auditable system
Lifecycle of hardware 9% of profit spent on R&D Designed to be easily recycled –No surface coatings to plastic panels –Parts easily separable –No hazardous chemicals Research into bioplastics –Reduce reliance on fossil-fuel – derived polymers –Emerging technology
Chemicals Kyosei forbids Canon to use any chemical that may harm the environment Canon released all RoHS compliant products in 2005 In addition to the six chemicals under RoHS, Canon identified an additional seven that it has also removed
Health & Safety of Canon Products All products CE marked & comply with RoHS, REACH, Batteries regulations –This means that any noise or electro- magnetic radiation emitted from Canon machines is at or well below EU limits –All user-replaceable parts are easy to remove and insert All inks and toners are non-toxic and non-hazardous in normal use –i.e. not carcinogenic! Risk of explosion!
Transport To reduce carbon footprint –Trains & Ships only used from factories Sales Staff & Service Technicians –New vehicle fleet – VW Golf BlueMotion estate only variants offered has 129gCO 2 /km emissions Canon Sustainability Report –Published since 1999 –http://www.canon.com/environment/report/pdf/ report2009e.pdfhttp://www.canon.com/environment/report/pdf/ report2009e.pdf
Some ‘quick wins’ Decrease your margin Use a sans serif font – e.g. Arial, Verdana Decrease your font size Try ‘Ecofont’ (www.ecofont.eu)www.ecofont.eu Choose presentation colours wisely Default to double-sided printing YES! YES!
In summary Canon has a long history of caring for the Environment Canon’s products are designed to reduce their impact on the Environment over the full life cycle of the product Canon technology is licensed for use in many applications (& competitors!) Canon has pioneered recycling initiatives Canon’s philosophy ensures that your own sustainability/green procurement ideals will be satisfied by partnering with Canon