In 1990, Canon took the lead globally in commencing recycling efforts for toner cartridges. With a simple replacement, these cartridges, which represent the core component of laser printers, make printing possible at any time without a hitch. As laser printers continue to be widely utilized on the world front, Canon maintains its worldwide endeavors to collect and recycle used toner cartridges without relying on landfill disposal whatsoever.
Created : November 2011
The imageRUNNER ADVANCE lineup of next-generation network multifunction office systems were developed to be environmentally advanced devices. Even the lineup's high-speed color machines incorporate the same energy-saving on-demand fixing technology employed in copying machines. This video introduces various environmental technologies and considerations employed at each step of the product lifecycle, such as the use of bio-based plastic materials and lead-free components.
Created : June 2010
Winner of the 2011 World Media Festival silver prize.
The key to reducing energy consumption in all-in-one inkjet printers is to find a way to supply power only where it is needed for any given function. This video introduces how all-in-one inkjet printers achieve dramatic power savings while carrying out a range of high-performance functions.
Created : June 2008
This video introduces two key energy-saving technologies incorporated in Canon color network multifunction office systems and laser printers: Canon's proprietary On-Demand Fixing technology and IH Fixing technology. These technologies substantially contribute to reduced energy consumption during product usage-the stage of the product lifecycle that consumes the most energy.
Created : June 2008
Canon strives to conserve resources, save energy and reduce hazardous substances throughout the product lifecycle. This video introduces Canon's efforts to eliminate the use of hazardous substances, including the preemptive development of substitute technologies to comply with the EU RoHS Directive and restrictions on the inclusion and use of hazardous chemical substances in products. Other efforts include the evaluation of parts and materials and the company's supplier system, as well as involvement with the Japan Green Procurement Survey Standardization Initiative (JPSSI).
Created : December 2006
Throughout the lifecycle of a product, Canon strives to conserve resources and energy while reducing the use of hazardous substances. This video introduces Canon's efforts to save resources by applying the 3Rs-Reduce, Reuse, and Recycle-the fundamentals of resource conservation.
Created : December 2005