Purpose of system introduction
In Yokohama-shi, we increased the cause home garbage separation item of G30 plan and promoted classification recycling. We had you cooperate, and classification advanced understanding in many citizens, companies, and wide cloth was able to decrease quantity of burnable garbage.
For thorough classification, we taught enlightenment by the remainder of inhabitants briefing session and garbage, discharge at accumulation place about household garbage until now. In addition, about business activities waste, we perform examination for import thing in destruction by fire factory and called about garbage separation, but there is case that classification rule is not still protected.
We set procedure to plan improvement for person who did not protect rule even if we repeated and performed instruction to have you follow classification rule necessary for such inside, the formation of recycling society and established system to finally inflict penal regulations (correctional fine 2,000 yen).
We carried out public comment (PDF: 242KB) about "making penal regulations (correctional fine) for citizen, company which did not protect garbage separation rule" from February 1, 2007 to March 2, and opinion that had you put from citizens introduced reform bill of "the regulations about reduction, exploitation of resources such as Yokohama-shi refuse and appropriate processing" to City Counsil regular assembly for reference in the third in 2007. The regulations reform bill was approved on September 28, 2007 and was promulgated on the same day.
Next was established in "the regulations about reduction, exploitation of resources and appropriate handling of Yokohama-shi refuse" that it revised on September 28, 2007.
- Garbage and recyclable garbage were required to provide according to classification division and discharge method that we were able to decide. (from September 28, 2007)
- When we do advice, order for person who does not follow classification rule and provide garbage without still separating, penal regulations (correctional fine 2,000 yen) are imposed. (from May 1, 2008)
Citizen's (about household garbage)
Company (about business activities waste) (PDF: 218KB)
The regulations about reduction, exploitation of resources and appropriate handling of Yokohama-shi refuse
Rule (PDF: 43KB) to set some date of enforcement of the regulations to revise a part of the regulations about reduction, exploitation of resources and appropriate handling of Yokohama-shi refuse
Summary (PDF: 103KB) which stipulates necessary matter about the enforcement of the regulations about reduction, exploitation of resources and appropriate handling of Yokohama-shi refuse
Penal regulations (correctional fine) system Q&A for person who does not follow classification rule
Yokohama city bulletin September 28 (extract) (PDF: 499KB)
It is rule of Hama that we distribute, and provide (PDF: 472KB)
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