The 5R Concept
The Meaning of the 5 R's
At our company, the 5R, representing five environment-conscious words starting with the letter R, has been adopted as a keyword for environmental activities. The five environment-conscious words include the three R words of the 3R, the keyword for establishing a recycling-oriented society, and two additional words that are "Refuse" and "Reform".
Refuse:  Avoid purchase of environmentally burdensome materials whenever possible
Reduce:  Reduce waste material
Reuse:  Reuse waste material without processing
Reform:  Reuse materials in a different form
Recycle:  Reuse materials as resources