Toyota Reduces Freshwater Utilization By 90% For Manufacturing

Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM) has reduced freshwater utilization for manufacturing by 142,982 cubic metres during fiscal 2020-21, reporting a 90% cut on usage compared to the previous year.

The company claims to have established waste management practices involving source reduction at its car factory at Bidadi near Bengaluru by implementing innovative technologies, and also enhanced the recyclability of waste to 96%.

TKM has been able achieve this feat by bringing down the freshwater consumption and adopting recycling, rainwater harvesting and promoting Kaizen. Through these initiatives, they have reduced freshwater utilization by 90% for manufacturing.


Moving further, Toyota Kirloskar Motor intends to implement the concept of CRADLE to CRADLE, where waste material is put back to the manufacturing process, thus supporting the principle of circular economy.

TKM’s efforts towards creating a positive impact on the environment by water conservation and waste management for recognition from the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) Southern Region in the form of awards for Best Water Management Company and Best Hazardous Waste Management Company, which were presented on August 31.

Toyota has given utmost importance to the environment, and all these initiatives are designed to live in harmony with nature.

This is a PR Newswire Feed; edited by Clean-Future Team