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About revision of waste disposal treatment law and politics departmental order

Last update date March 26, 2019

Revision of waste disposal treatment law and politics departmental order
About (industrial waste including abolished mercury and cadmium)

As a part of law enforcement order about handling of refuse and cleaning and the law enforcement regulations was revised as follows, we will tell.

Summary of revision

About abolished mercury

1.We do special management industrial waste and appoint abolished mercury drained from specific facility or abolished mercurial compound newly
2.When you collect the special management industrial waste concerned and carry, you add to general collection of refuse transportation standard to modify special management industrial waste such as prevention of scattering outflow, and observe the next matter

  • You store in transportation container and collect or carry
  • Have structure (and what you are easy to receive is hard to be damaged) to set in environmental departmental order of being able to seal up transportation container and others

3.When or piling over again keeps the special management industrial waste concerned, you add to general piling over again to modify special management industrial waste such as prevention of scattering outflow of refuse or storage standard, and observe the next matter

  • Take necessary measures for scattering, outflow of the refuse of putting in the container, and sealing up and others concerned or volatile prevention
  • Take measures necessary for to be considered to be high temperature and not to be done
  • Take necessary measures for prevention of corrosion

About industrial waste including cadmium


Change of criteria of special management industrial waste about industrial waste containing cadmium or the compound
In addition, and, with this revision, "instruction summary about disposal of Yokohama-shi industrial waste" revises "industrial waste which Yokohama-shi disposes" of (PDF: 992KB)

The date of enforcement

About abolished mercury

April 1, 2016

About industrial waste including cadmium

March 15, 2016

Procedure accompanied with revision

After day when aratameseimatsurigotoshorei is enforced, election of management industrial waste administrator is particularly necessary for company exhausting industrial waste including abolished mercury corresponding to management industrial waste in particular or cadmium.
Please see information about Ministry of the Environment for more information about revised contents.

Collection of materials

About abolished mercury

About handling of refuse and cabinet decision of cabinet ordinance revising a part of the law enforcement order about cleaning (Ministry of the Environment news release material) (the outside site)
About the promulgation such as departmental orders to revise a part of the law enforcement regulations about handling of refuse and cleaning (Ministry of the Environment news release material) (the outside site)

About industrial waste including cadmium

About the promulgation such as departmental orders to revise a part of the law enforcement regulations about handling of refuse and cleaning (Ministry of the Environment news release material) (the outside site)

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