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Home » ALPACA Co., Ltd. ALPACA, Uenohara City, and Piara have signed a collaboration agreement for the garbage dryer “loofen,” with the aim of collaborating with Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, on its garbage reduction project a nd reducing the amount

ALPACA Co., Ltd. ALPACA, Uenohara City, and Piara have signed a collaboration agreement for the garbage dryer “loofen,” with the aim of collaborating with Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, on its garbage reduction project a nd reducing the amount

ALPACA Co., Ltd.
ALPACA, Uenohara City, and Piara have signed a collaboration agreement for the garbage dryer “loofen” and the garbage reduction project in Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, with the aim of reducing garbage in the city.
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ALPACA Co., Ltd. (Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Hiroki Konno), Uenohara City, Yamanashi Prefecture, and Piala Co., Ltd. (Location: Shibuya-ku, Tokyo, Representative Director: Takao Asuka) are operating nationwide through collaboration and cooperation between the three parties. Aiming to smoothly implement the first initiative, the Uenohara Garbage Reduction Promotion Department, a project to reduce waste, we have agreed to collaborate and cooperate in the project, and the agreement will be signed on Monday, April 1, 2024. It has been concluded.
Based on this agreement, a project will be carried out in Uenohara City to reduce waste and recycle resources using the “loofen” food waste dryer sold by ALPACA.
[Image 1:×2600.jpg] ■ Background of the alliance agreement
The household food waste dryer “loofen” is a product that allows you to both reduce the amount of waste and make your life more comfortable by eliminating the stress caused by food waste.
By making waste reduction visible through “loofen,” the awareness of reducing waste will increase, and we hope that more people will adopt the virtuous cycle that leads to individual eco-activity.
For consumers, we aim to make more people aware of the existence of food waste dryers and get them interested in them, and we want local governments to reduce waste without causing any burden to local residents. As we are looking for a way to promote both of these things, we have been looking for ways to promote both of these, and we have reached out to Uenohara City and have concluded an agreement with them. .
We aim to realize a sustainable society by solving the problems faced by Uenohara City’s garbage reduction project.
Summary of the agreement
Signing date: Monday, April 1, 2024
Agreement signatories: ALPACA Co., Ltd., Uenohara City, Piara Co., Ltd. Details of the agreement: Loofen will be loaned to 10 citizen monitors to report on waste reduction and lifestyle changes from a realistic perspective. We will also introduce “Loofen” at events in the city, aiming to spread the use of garbage dryers.
■ What is Uenohara City’s first garbage reduction project, “Uenohara Garbage Reduction Promotion Department”?
With the motto “I want to see, hear, and tell about the garbage that we don’t know about in Uenohara,” we will cover the city’s efforts to reduce garbage and recycling, which we “just don’t know about,” and will be posting on the city’s official SNS and website. A citizen PR team specializing in waste reduction and recycling.
We will deliver information on various waste reduction and resource recycling initiatives that are rooted in daily life to citizens and businesses in the city, aiming to raise citizens’ awareness of waste reduction and increase their desire to participate. We are recruiting members for the first class, and we plan to hold basic courses a total of four times from May to June.
Functions and features of “loofen”, which is extremely easy to use
[Image 2:×317.gif] Garbage disposal machines come in a variety of processing methods, such as types that can be crushed into powder, and types that can be decomposed and composted, and their functionality has been updated year by year. As a result, the operation becomes complicated and there are many restrictions on the garbage that can be input, which can make it difficult to use it properly.
“Loofen” pursues a “drying method” that is the easiest to use and has simple functions, and has been patented (Patent No. 7268246). In addition to the powerful drying function provided by our unique system, we also have power adjustment AI that senses the amount of dirt in the refrigerator and adjusts the temperature, resulting in intuitive operability such as “one-touch button” and “additional additions can be made at any time.”
■ Features of “loofen”
1. 77% reduction in food waste with the latest drying system
[Image 3:×698.jpg] Rufen’s unique “air circulation system” crisps food waste. Unlike the conventional type, which blows hot air from above to dry, it dries evenly and thoroughly, greatly reducing the amount of food waste. 2. 99.9% sterilization and deodorization The cause of unpleasant odors and insects in garbage is bacteria that grows when it absorbs moisture. Removes 99.9% of germs and bacteria that cause bad odors by efficiently removing moisture in a short time. In addition, an activated carbon filter developed specifically for raw garbage strongly eliminates odors during processing. *Patented (Patent No. 7268246) 3. Smart electricity bill
Equipped with automatic power adjustment AI that adjusts power according to the amount of dust inside. The heat is reused when the internal temperature reaches 50 degrees, so you can dry thoroughly with minimal electricity. It also has an eco-friendly design that automatically switches to ventilation mode 8 hours after starting, reducing power consumption to the standby power level of 10W.
[Image 4:×589.jpg] 4. Complete operation with one touch
Once you put food waste into the main unit, all you have to do is press the switch. It was chosen for its simplicity without unnecessary functions.
5.Additional input is also OK.
You can put in and take out trash as many times as you like while driving, so no planning is required. The whole family can use it like a trash can.
6. No need to sort garbage
You can also throw in hard items such as bones, waste paper, and vinyl, which are not allowed in regular garbage disposal machines, without worrying about it. There is no need for troublesome sorting of garbage.
7. Quiet design
It has a silent design that produces almost no noise at 31 dB during operation. It is safe to use late at night or in homes with babies. 8. Stylish design
Received the Red Dot Design Award, one of the world’s three major design awards. Designed to look like interior design, it won’t disrupt the atmosphere of your room.
[Image 5:×640.jpg] Contribute to SDGs by reducing food waste. Purchase subsidies also apply
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Reducing waste is one of the important issues in the SDGs. In order to promote waste reduction that can be done at home, many local governments have established a subsidy system that subsidizes a portion of the purchase cost of garbage disposal machines. Many local governments offer subsidies of about 1/3 to 1/2 of the purchase cost, making it possible to purchase at an affordable price.
・Loofen|Loofen Product Overview
[Image 7:×546.jpg] Product name: loofen Garbage dryer
Model number: SLW01
Processing method: Drying method (warm air circulation drying method) Odor treatment method: Free-standing activated carbon deodorizing filter Power consumption: When using ventilation mode: 10w
During normal operation: 50 to 130w
Capacity: 5L
Weight: 6kg
Dimensions (H): 270mm (W) x 275mm (D) x 350mm (H)
Including filter: 270mm(W) x 380mm(D) x 350mm(H)
Manufacturer: LOOFEN CO.,Ltd (Made in Korea)
Price: Regular color 64,680 yen (tax included) Smoky gray 68,640 yen (tax included)
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About the operating company
[ALPACA Co., Ltd.]
We are a D2C company born with the vision of creating and
disseminating products around the world that have both functions that are useful to many people and an emotional brand image. We are involved in the sole agency business in Japan for overseas brands, marketing support business, and consulting.
Our support business is unique in that our founder has a career in general trading companies, foreign consulting, and D2C support companies, and we are able to provide total D2C support based on a wide range of business experience. We have a track record of launching dozens of businesses.
Company Profile
Company name: ALPACA Co., Ltd.
Location: 2-2-15-1214 Minami-Aoyama, Minato-ku, Tokyo
Representative: Representative Director Hiroki Konno
Established: August 2020
Business details:
– D2C brand development business
– Overseas brand agency business
– Consulting business
Capital: 1 million yen
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