Pentel Recycology

PATH TO RECYCOLOGY™ 

Pentel created the Recycology*™ program to enhance its mission of helping the environment by creating less waste and increasing recycling activity. In today's world, the protection of the global environment and the prevention of pollution represent tough challenges and have become more important than ever before.

At Pentel we recognize that our natural resources represent the strength and future direction of our lives. We are working hard to make a positive contribution to the environment by minimizing our use of natural resources.

We focus on protecting natural resources and the environment at all stages of the manufacturing process. In our Recycology™ products we ensure that all products meet strict environmental standards. We use both recycled content and post-consumer recycled content in these products. All products in this line are made from a minimum of 50% recycled content excluding consumable content and refills.

Path to Recycology™ Timeline:

1974

The Pentel Ibaraki Factory was recognized and honored for its waste water treatment facilities and its participation in environmentally friendly programs 1992 - Pentel Corp. began cooperation with the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), known as the World Wildlife Fund in the U.S. 

1995

Pentel completely abolished the use of substances which are harmful to the ozone layer.

1996

Pentel developed the "Pentel Environmental Platform" to outline its philosophy of protecting the global environment and controlling pollution.

2005

Pentel adopted the "Pentel Guidelines of Corporate Activities" which details our corporate responsibility and intention to build a sustainable enterprise.

2007

Pentel instituted the Recycology™  program in which all products are made from a minimum of 50% recycled materials by weight.

Recycology™ embodies the 3Rs:  Reduce, Reuse and Recycle