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Cleaner Production Technology Information

Update: July 2008
Technology Information A New Concept in Compost: "Nagomi" Soil Conditioning Agent
Organization The Merry Corporation
Type of Industry Wholesale and Retail
Categories of Technology Effective Reuse of Waste; Waste Reduction
Implementation Benefit Pollutant Reduction (Solid Waste)
Technology Outline The "FOURSTARS" yeast decomposition beds are collected every six months and transported to the recycling research centre.
The beds are then transformed into compost and soil conditioning agents.
The resulting soil conditioning agents and other products are then used to cultivate new vegetables and crops.

■ Implementation Benefits

Energy Saving



Reduce (Raw Materials) Reduction





Pollutant Reduction



Waste Reduction

Others Enhancing crop chlorophyll, sugar and yields while decreasing nitrates
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■ Cost/Benefit

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■ Where to make contact

Organization The Merry Corporation
Division Business Administration Dept.
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Address 10-1 Koyomachi, Wakamatsu-Ku, Kita Kyusyu, Fukuoka 808-0002, JAPAN
Phone +81-93-752-5300
FAX +81-93-752-5303
E-mail ceresīŧ fun-c.jp
Homepage Address http://www.fun-c.jp

■ Others

Have you obtained ISO14001 ?
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Notable Environmental Initiatives The Merry's System is a sustainable, community-based food waste recycling system promoted by the Merry Corporation which uses food waste and used chopsticks as its resources to significantly reduce CO2 emissions based on the simple practice of only returning water to the waterways and soil to the ground.

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