Total weight of wastes generated at Sony sites.
Volume of reused/recycled waste from sites
Total volume of resources used in products, accessories, manuals and packaging materials. Total weight of products shipped is used as a substitute.
Total volume of recycled/reused materials and vegetable-based plastics used for products, accessories, manuals and packaging
Resource recovery from end-of-life products is calculated as the weight of products collected from recycling multiplied by the reused/recycled ratio.
The volume of products collected from recycling is the total volume of cardboard in all areas and packaging containers in Japan that Sony is obliged to collect and recycle as a percentage of the total volume of recycled packaging materials resulting from logistics in Japan, Europe, the United States and South Korea.
Some amounts calculated based on the recycling expenses are included.
The reused/recycled ratio is the volume used/recycled compared with the total volume collected. The amount of collected end-of-life products is substituted under the current situation.