JVC is committed to the preservation of the environment and to doing its part as a responsible corporate citizen to ensure the creation of a sustainable society. On a worldwide level, JVC production facilities adhere to all local environmental regulations and pursue ongoing activities to further ensure that they are responsible members of their community. In our products, we have already reduced the amount of toxic substances that they contain and we continue to work toward further reductions. In addition to environmental protection, JVC aggressively pursues energy conservation measures at its facilities, has worked to streamline distribution methods to conserve energy, and is working to design more energy-efficient products.
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Electronic Products Recycling
|JVC is a member of the Electronic Manufacturers Recycling Management Company (MRM), founded by Panasonic, Sharp, and Toshiba, to collect and recycle electronic products in states with electronic product recycling mandates. JVC's involvement with the MRM currently extends to consumers in Minnesota and Oregon. |
The MRM is working to implement recycling programs in Connecticut, Hawaii, New Jersey, Rhode Island, and West Virginia among other states.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) encourages consumers, manufacturers and retailers to safely recycle or reuse their used electronics. As an EPA Plug-In to E-Cycling Partner, JVC, together with 23 other electronics manufacturers and retailers, collectively recycled or reused over 47 million pounds of consumer electronics in 2007.
The Consumer Electronics Association makes finding local e-cycling centers easy for consumers. To locate a recycling center near you, visit myGreenElectronics and enter your zip code.
State E-Waste Initiatives
Many states ban certain electronics products from their landfills. To learn more about these states’ e-cycling laws, click on the links below.
|JVC voluntarily supports the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation (RBRC), a non-profit public service organization dedicated to recycling rechargeable batteries. The RBRC "Call2Recycle" Campaign allows consumers to locate used battery collection sites nearest them or mail in their non-working batteries free of charge. For more information, call 1-800-8BATTERY or visit their website.|
|Projection TV and Projector Bulb Recycling |
Consumers with JVC projection televisions and/or projectors are strongly encouraged to safely recycle their mercury-containing D-ILA lamps. A list of electronics recycling centers, including those that accept mercury-containing lamps, can be found at E-cycling Central.
The Northeast Waste Management Officials’Association provides additional information on the use of Mercury in electronic products and recycling.
The State of Vermont also provides residents with information on the proper disposal of mercury-containing lamps and bulbs on their website.
Energy Star, a joint program of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy, helps consumers identify energy-efficient products that will help protect the environment and reduce energy bills.JVC manufactures several ENERGY STAR qualified products. For a complete list of products, including JVC televisions and DVD/VHS players and recorders, visit the ENERGY STAR website.
"Super Efficient" TVs
JVC's complete line of current TVs surpass the Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR TV Products Specification.
Version 3.0 ENERGY STAR TV Products Specification Test Results