An Illustrated Guide to Recycling Unicharm Disposable Diapers
Every year, people use more and more disposable diapers.
That’s because people tend to live longer and, as a result, the number of elderly people who need to use diapers steadily increase.
In Japan, nearly all of the used diapers are burned as garbage.
As a manufacturer of disposable diapers, Unicharm Corporation believes it has a responsibility to find ways to recycle and reuse the used diapers so that most of them, if not all, are not thrown away as garbage.
Used diapers are wet and soiled.
Is it really possible to clean them to the point where they can be used again?
To meet this challenge, Unicharm has conducted years of research and testing to come up with a new and unique method of recycling used disposable diapers.
Now, just how do we recycle used diapers?
Let’s look into its process through the Study Notes below.
Next: Unicharm’s circulation-based recycling of disposable diapers