Waste reduction and management
Tatung has already implemented plenty of pollution reduction measures in the factories, mostly resulting from green product design phase and improvement of manufacturing process. Tatung generated 3,449.90 tons of industrial wastes which included 3,392.95 tons of general industrial wastes and 56.95 tons of hazardous industrial wastes in 2016. The largest portion （49.91 tons） of hazardous industrial wastes was wasted varnish or wasted solvent. The amount of industrial wastes generated in recent years gradually decreases besides in 2012 which is due to clean up event in the factory.
The industrial wastes are stored in the way accordance to the regulation and then entrusted by licensed treatment agencies in Taiwan for treatment. None of the hazardous industrial waste is exported to overseas. The factories also have been working hard to recycle and/or reuse the wastes in order to minimize the impact to the environment. In 2016, 2,646.45 tons of wastes were reused （76.71% of total wastes）.
Amount of industrial wastes in recent years
Tatung waste treatment methods in 2016
|General industrial waste (tons)
|Hazardous industrial waste (tons)
|Treatment method percentage (by weight)