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Reducing Waste

We started new goal for waste reduction. We will increase recycle ratio upto 30% within 2013.

Waste (%) Goal 2012
Total
2013
Q2
2013
Q3
2013
Q4
2014
Q1
SMIC
(Tochigi and Iwate)
Reduce waste and increase recycle (include reduse and reuse) ratio upto 30% within 2013 (April 2013 to March 2014) 23% (Tochigi) Discussing with recycling company for detailed process. New contract with recycling company handling with additional waste.
Revising internal new recycling workflow.
21.65%
Tentative ratio in Q3
23.14%
Another new contract with recycling company handling with additional waste.
Revising internal new recycling workflow.

Past Activities

Fiscal Year 2009 to 2011 (April 2009 to March 2012): Goals by Facility

SMIC Tochigi Plant

Dichloromethane

Eliminated in 2009.

HCFC-225

Eliminated in 2009.

Dioctyl Phthalate (DOP)

Eliminated in 2009.

Hydrobromic Acid

Reduced by 60% in the fiscal year 2009.

Sintering Metal Recycling

Recycle rate to be improved.

Product-to-Waste Ratio

TARGET:
To reduce the ratio of product weight to waste weight, to 0.90% from 0.92% (2010).

Total waste in 2010: 113 tons (0.84%)
Actual ratio during April to Seprember 2011 period:
0.90%

SMIC Kansai Plant

Dichloromethane

To be eliminated by the end of the fiscal year 2010.

Senju Electronics Co., Ltd. (SEC), Iwate Plant

Dichloromethane

Usage reduced by 30% in 2009 against previous year.

Product-to-Waste Ratio

Waste ratio to be reduced by 0.4% against previous year.
(Target has been met in the fiscal year 2010)

Period Waste Ratio
2008 Actual (April 2008 to March 2009) 5.98%
2009 Actual (April 2009 to March 2010) 4.74%
(Target: below 5.58%)
2010 Actual (April 2010 to March 2011) 3.96%
(Target: below 4.34%)
2011 Target (April 2011 to March 2012) Below 3.56%