Disposing of Garbage
Please follow the rules below, so that our city will be nice and clean for all of us.
…Rules of Disposing of Garbage…
１．Please put garbage out at the assigned collection spot on the appointed days.
２．Please dispose of garbage before 8:30am on the appointed days.
３．Please do not put garbage at sites other than yours.
４．Please do not dispose of commercial garbage.
The day and place for the garbage disposal depends on which Neighborhood Association
(cho-nai-kai) you belong to.
For more information, please refer to the “Separating and Disposing of Garbage” Calendar.
Please refer to the Garbage Collection Date Calendar, which is available at the Waste Disposal
Department of the City Hall and at Machizukuri community centers. Below are the basic rules for
disposal of garbage.
○Burnable Trash : twice a week
Food waste, Paper, Vinyl products, Plastics, Video tapes, Styrofoam, Leather products, Small
furniture, Futon, Blankets, Carpets, Mattresses e.t.c.
・Please use officially approved rubbish bags for burnable waste, and tie them securely.
・Please drain off any excess liquid.
・Please wrap things that are sharp, such as bamboo sticks, with paper.
・Newspaper, magazines, cardboard boxes, and old cloth are not burnable garbage, but recyclable
・If you have an excessive amount of garbage, please bring them to the Environmental Clean Center.
・Carpets and mattresses need to be cut into pieces.（One room size need to be cut into 8 pieces）
・Only sponge mattresses can be disposed of as burnable garbage.
・Spring mattresses are non-burnable garbage.
○Plastic containers and wrappings : once a week
Plastic containers, and packing materials made of plastic or vinyl. This category includes all
materials marked as plastic.
Dos and Don’ts:
･Please use officially approved bags, for recycling.
･Please wash and dry dirty containers thoroughly.
○Non-burnable Trash : once a month
Oversized Garbage（furniture, beds, couches etc） .Household Electric Appliances