OSAKA — Matsushita Electric Industrial Co. and Sunny Metal Corp. started up operations March 18 at an experimental facility to study a television recycling system in Konohana Ward here.

In anticipation of recycling of home electric appliances being legally enforced from April 2001, the two companies will explore a recycling system that is effective and inexpensive, improve recycling technology and find ways to collect used products, said Tsuneharu Nitta, director of the corporate environmental affairs division of Matsushita Electric.

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