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Garbage and recycling

Last update date October 1, 2019

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The government takes measures of cleaning of littering garbage, illegally parked bicycle, illegal parking with all of inhabitant of a ward, the companies all at once and, at Kanagawa Ward government office, carries out "our town Kanagawa manner violation sweep strategy" every year.

About collection of accumulation places day in Kanagawa Ward, look at (the outside site) on Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau homepage "collection of Kanagawa Ward day".
About garbage separation, reduction, we plan enlightenment.
※About collection day of recycle paper, used cloth, there is area enforcing local recyclables collection .
For more details, please confirm with "collection day seal" of home collection site

Garbage of home origin

Business activities waste

Application to Oversized Garbage Reception Center
As for the application, please see Oversized Garbage Reception Center (page of Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau).

Reception hours: From month to Saturday (including holiday) from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

※On the next day of the morning and holiday of Monday and Tuesday, telephone is crowded.
You put off time, and please call.
In addition, application for oversized garbage is crowded for moving in tidying up, 2.3 month at the end of the year.
I would like application early.
Application method from the Internet
Look at page (year round) (the outside site) of the Internet reception desk.

Engineering works office, Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau office take related organizations and cooperation, and, about thing dumped in public roads illegally, they support.
In addition, illegal dumping is crime. Let's make in beautiful town which does not let you do illegal dumping together.

Approach of Yokohama-shi

By Yokohama G30 plan, we advocated aim to reduce quantity of garbage of 2010 by 30% in comparison with 2001 and we collaborated with citizen, companies and worked on classification, recycling and achieved aim ahead of schedule for five years.
With further evolve this success, and is new plan "Yokohama 3R dream (slim) plan"; is 10% or more reduction with total discharge of garbage and resources in standard in 3% or more, 2025 in 2013 in 2009. Furthermore, with discharge of greenhouse gas accompanied with refuse disposal, we aim at reduction more than 50% more than 10% in 2025 in 2013.

Approach of Kanagawa Ward

We promote 3R (reducing reuse recycling) based on 3R dream plan.
3R dream plan brochure (PDF: 1,310KB)

Reducing: Reduce "reducing garbage itself"

We use my chopsticks, my bag, my bottle.
We decline unnecessary shopping bag. When you are necessary, purchase necessary thing.

Reuse: "Using Reuse repeatedly many times"

We choose thing usable for a long time, and let's reduce unnecessary thing.

Recycling: "Preparing recyclable garbage into new product, and changing" Recycle

We separate garbage which has appeared definitely, and let's make resources of new product.

There is environmental business promotion committee member in your town!

The mayor entrusts with environmental business promotion committee member based on recommendation from Neighborhood Association, Neighborhood Associations to promote 3R activity of Reduce, Reuse, Recycle for de-warming and beautification of town in area.
We keep area neatly and take role of leader promoting garbage separation and exploitation of resources. We promote "reducing" (outbreak restraint) in Yokohama 3R dream in particular and work on 3R activities for de-warming by garbage reduction in the area.

About local beautification activity support

We support collections of garbage which appeared by rental of cleaning tool and offer, local cleaning in Yokohama-shi.
Please consult with ward office Regional Promotion Division or Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau Kanagawa office by all means.

No Smoking district (page of Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau) in Yokohama-shi
In Kanagawa Ward, Higashi-Kanagawa Station and around Nakakido Station of JR of Keihinkyuko Line are appointed in prohibition district. (we appoint in March, 2009)

Contents of approach

  • Designation of No Smoking district

In the beautification promotion emphasis district, we appoint district admitted that it is necessary to prohibit smoking at outdoor public place as No Smoking district.
In addition, it is included in this "smoking" other than "smoking" "to have cigarette with fire".

  • Penal regulations to violator

We inflict penal regulations (correctional fine of 2,000 yen) on violator in No Smoking district.

Reuse furniture

In Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau Kanagawa office, we promote reducing (outbreak restraint) in "Yokohama 3R dream (slim) plan" and push forward approach to reduce garbage and discharge of recyclable garbage. Therefore, from furniture taken out as oversized garbage, we always display thing which we can still use in Kanagawa office and it is free and establishes "reuse furniture" to provide to citizen's.
Reuse furniture 
In detail to Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau Kanagawa office

Reuse library

"Reuse library" to have book which became unnecessary at home, and to provide to citizen's everybody free of charge,
We establish in Kanagawa library, Kanagawa Ward government office, Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau Kanagawa office.
In detail to page of City of Yokohama, Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau reuse library

Reuse tableware

It is tableware which washes, and is usable repeatedly.
In substitution for container disposable in the events to provide eating and drinking
We can strongly reduce appearing garbage by events by using.
In detail to page of City of Yokohama, Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau reuse tableware

To page of common question (the outside site)

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Kanagawa Ward General Affairs Department Regional Promotion Division

Telephone: 045-411-7086

Telephone: 045-411-7086

Fax: 045-323-2502

E-Mail address [email protected]

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