Konica Minolta and the Environment

Konica Minolta, is constantly working to reduce bizhub's environmental footprint and improve its efficiency.
Here are a few of the earth-friendly innovations they have developed to help bizhub stay green.

Clean Planet Program

Konica Minolta has established a Toner Cartridge & Waste Toner Box recycling program that is based on a joint effort between our customers and Konica Minolta.

ISO 14001 Certification

ISO 14001 certification is accredited third-party verification that provides a formal structure for environmental management. The requirements of ISO 14001 cover the main principles of professional management and are based on the cyclical process of plan, implement, check and review. The standard outlines 21 specific requirements for areas of management control, grouped under policy, planning, implementation and operation, checking and corrective action and management review. The intent of ISO 14001 is to support environmental protection and prevention of pollution.

Konica Minolta Energy Star

ENERGY STAR, a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy, is a voluntary labeling program designed to protect the environment through the identification and promotion of energy-efficient products and practices. The ENERGY STAR label may be found on qualifying office equipment, major appliances, lighting, home electronics, residential homes, commercial and industrial buildings and more. May products from Konica Minolta are Energy Star rate including our full-line of bizhub MFPs


Zero Waste

Konica Minolta's zero emissions activities reflect our intention to minimize waste destined for landfill disposal, by promoting waste recycling. The Konica Minolta Group believes it essential to give proper consideration to real-world economics while reliably implementing risk management, so as to steadily continue our zero emissions activities. Characteristically, Konica Minolta's zero emissions activities are integrated into management, from the perspective of both risk management and economy.