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The garbage sorting app 3Rs

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Simple Guide
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Categories , Remarks
A

B 2

to sorting
B,C 3

C,D 4

D,E,F 5

Household Garbage
F,G,H 6

H-K 7

K,L,M 8

M-P 9

P,R 10

R,S 11

S,T 12

T,U,V 13

W,Y,Z 14

Imabari City
Garbage items will be updated as required.
Please confirm the latest information from the website of Imabari City or the garbage sorting app 3Rs .
This Simple Guide will not be made every year, so please keep it safe at home.
Categories
Recyclable garbage
Combustible garbage Incombustible garbage Recyclable Plastic containers and
Combustible Incombustible Recyclable (bottles, cans, paper, cloth,
(yellow plastic bag) (green plastic bag) /Plastic packaging
PET bottles and white food trays)

Hazardous garbage Dangerous garbage Bulky waste


Others
Hazardous (batteries, fluorescent lights, Dangerous (spray cans, gas Bulky (Inquiry necessary for
(Inquiry required)
mercury thermometers) cartridges, lighters) detailed charges)

Prohibited garbage
Prohibited
(non-collected garbage)

Remarks
Take it to the compact appliance collection boxes available.
Compact appliances ●●cm Cut into pieces 〇〇cm(m) long or less
- Slot size limit of 15cmx25cm

Wrap broken or sharp items in paper and


Hazard prevention ●●cm square Cut into pieces 〇〇cm(m) square or less
label the contents.

Certification procedures necessary for personally


scrapped items (in case of direct disposal) Folding Fold and bind the items with string crosswise.
Certification for Scrapping
- Inquiry necessary to the Recycling Promotion
Division or Branch of Resident Service Division.

Caution
Request garbage disposal from the store you purchased or from
Disposal Procedure 1
a waste licensed contractor registered with Imabari City. - Please dispose of any garbage that will not fit in or
will be over the weight for a designated garbage bag
Request garbage disposal from a store you purchased or from an as Bulky waste.
industrial waste licensed contractor. - Before disposal please ensure all containers and bags
Disposal Procedure 2
- Contact Ehime Pref. about industrial waste licensed contractors,
Recycling Society Division, Ehime Pref. TEL:089-912-2358
have been emptied out and cleaned.
- Please rinse all plastic containers and packaging,
Please use the collection points for used white food trays, food bottles, cans and PET bottles
Collection of used cooking oil prior to disposing of them.
cooking oil at stores around the City.

Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Return the bottles to liquor shops. 18 liter drums


1.8 liter bottles − Incombustible Empty out the contents.
In case of return problems → Recyclable garbage (excepting for food and drink)

18 liter drums 18 liter drums


Incombustible Empty out the contents. Recyclables Rinse out the drums.
(dirty drums and rusty drums) (for food and drink)

A Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Accessories Aluminum coated bags Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Incombustible
(metal, compound materials) (with the Pla-mark) /Plastic →Combustible garbage

Accessories
Combustible Aluminum foil Incombustible
(wooden, paper, plastic)

Antennas Up to 3m long Items for indoor


Accordion curtains Bulky Bulky
(for TVs and outdoor) → Incombustible garbage

Adapters Recyclables Only spent items (with contents → Combustible garbage)


Incombustible Compact appliances Aromatic containers
(for power sources) /Plastic Glass and ceramic items → Incombustible garbage

Agricultural chemicals
Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Artificial turfs Combustible Folding
and containers

Agricultural machines Please do not burn garbage so as to


Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Ashes Combustible
and implements avoid generating dioxins.

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag
Air cleaners Incombustible Attache cases Incombustible
→ Bulky waste → Bulky waste

Air conditioners Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Audio equipment Bulky
(indoor and outdoor units) → Incombustible garbage

Air conditioners Wooden parts


Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Axes Incombustible 50cm Hazard prevention
(outdoor and indoor units) → Combustible

Air mattresses Combustible Folding


B Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Baby products Interior-sprung mattresses


Bulky Beds Bulky
(chairs, buggies, baby beds and racks) → Refer to the column Interior-sprung mattresses 

Glass items Return the bottles to liquor shops.


Baby's nursing bottles Combustible Beer bottles −
→ Incombustible garbage In case of return problems → Recyclable garbage

Dirty items Attached metal fittings


Bags (fabric) Recyclables Belts (for trousers) Combustible
→ Combustible garbage → Incombustible garbage

Bags Attached metal fittings


Combustible Bicycle tubes Combustible
(leather, vinyl and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Bicycles (including Up to 3 bicycles Batteries for electrical power,


Bags (metal) Incombustible Bulky Disposal Procedure 1
electric assist bicycles) at disposal Prohibited garbage

Dirty items
Bags (paper) Recyclables Billhooks Incombustible Hazard prevention
→ Combustible garbage

Bags Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark Attached metal fittings
Binder files Combustible
(vinyl and nylon) /Plastic → Combustible garbage → Incombustible garbage

Metal items Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Ballpoint pens Combustible Blackboards Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Excepting rubber and wooden items


Balls Combustible Blankets Recyclables
→ Incombustible garbage

Blankets Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bamboo products Combustible Bulky Folding
(dirty items) → Combustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bamboo swords Bulky Blenders (juicers) Incombustible
→ Combustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Barbecue stoves Bulky Blinds Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

Barbecue wire nets Items up to 50cm square


Bulky Blocks Combustible
and iron plates → Incombustible garbage

Blocks and concretes In case of direct


Barrels (metal) Incombustible − Certification for Scrapping
(personally scrapped items) disposal →

Barrels
Combustible Blue tarpaulins Combustible Folding
(wooden and plastic)

Regulation balls
Baseballs Combustible Boats (FRP, etc.) Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
→ Incombustible garbage

Baskets and cages Boats


Combustible Combustible Folding
(bamboo, rattan and plastic) (rubber and plastic)

Baskets and cages Body warmers


Incombustible Combustible Only spent items
(metal) (disposal)

Body warmers
Bath lids Bulky Incombustible Use up the fuel.
(metal)

Bath mats Combustible Folding Bones (fish, etc.) Combustible

Bath mats Combustible Folding Books Recyclables

Bath tubs
Bulky Books Recyclables
(personally scrapped items)

Bathtubs Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky Bookstands (metal) Incombustible
(personally scrapped items) → Bulky waste

Bats Bookstands Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky Combustible
(for baseball, metal) (wooden and plastic) → Bulky waste

Bats Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky 50cm Boots Combustible
(for baseball, wooden) → Combustible garbage

Bottle openers and


Batteries Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Incombustible
corkscrews

Batteries (dry cell, button and Please use the collection points at Bottles (excepting Cosmetic bottles (non-oil)
Hazardous Incombustible
compact rechargeable batteries) stores. items for food and drink) → Recyclable garbage

Bottles Broken items


Battery chargers Incombustible Compact appliances Recyclables Hazard prevention
(for food and drink) → Incombustible garbage

Bottles Return the bottles to liquor shops.


Beach balls Combustible −
(returnable bottles) In case of return problems → Recyclable garbage

Bottles
Beach sandals Combustible Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
(unclean and broken bottles)

Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark


Beach umbrellas Bulky Box lunch containers
/Plastic → Combustible garbage

Dirty items
Bedpans Combustible Flush stool into the toilet. Boxes (cardboard) Recyclables
→ Combustible garbage

B Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Wire brushes (metal)


Boxes (metal) Incombustible Brushes Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Dirty items Buckets and tubs Metal items


Boxes (paper) Recyclables Combustible
→ Combustible garbage (wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Boxes (wooden, plastic Items with the Pla-mark Buffer materials Recyclables Dirty items
Combustible 50cm
and foamed polystyrene) → Recyclables/Plastic garbage (for packing) (bubble wraps, etc.) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Branch-cutting Please do not burn garbage so as


Incombustible Hazard prevention Burned ash Combustible
clippers to avoid generating dioxins.

Bricks (personally In case of direct Burner liners


− Certification for Scrapping Incombustible
scrapped items) disposal → (aluminum) 

Brooms Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Butter containers Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt
Bulky 50cm
(bamboo and plastic) → Combustible garbage (tube) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Button type batteries Please use the collection points at


Brooms (metal) Bulky Hazardous
(coin type batteries, etc.) stores.

C Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Cellular phones
Cable ties Combustible Incombustible Compact appliances
(chargers)

Cables Cellular phones Please inquire at cellular phone


Incombustible 1m Compact appliances −
(for home appliances) (main body) stores.

Attached metal fittings Cement


Calendars Recyclables − Certification for Scrapping
→ Incombustible garbage (not for business use)

Batteries
Cameras Incombustible Compact appliances Ceramics Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
→ Hazardous garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Can openers Incombustible Chairs Bulky
→ Dispose depending on the materials.

Fluorescent lights → Hazardous garbage


Candles Combustible Chandeliers Incombustible
Pay attention not to break.

Canes and sticks Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky Charcoal Combustible
(wooden and plastic) → Combustible garbage

Cans
Bulky Empty out the contents. Child safety seats Bulky
(bigger cans above 18 liters)

Cans Child safety seats


Incombustible Empty out the contents. Combustible
(dirty cans and rusty cans) (for cars)

Cans
Recyclables Rinse out the cans. Chinese frying pans Incombustible
(for food and drink)

Plastic items
Canteens Incombustible Chisels Combustible Hazard prevention
→ Combustible garbage

Caps (metal) Incombustible Chopsticks (metal) Incombustible

Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt Chopsticks


Caps (plastic) Combustible
/Plastic → Combustible garbage (wooden, bamboo and plastic)

Cigarettes
Carbon paper Combustible Combustible
(butts and boxes)

Items up to 2m long Cigarettes Recyclables


Carp streamer poles − Disposal Procedure 1
→ Bulky waste (outer packaging film bags) /Plastic

Carp streamers Combustible Folding Clay Combustible

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Due to no Pla-mark, to Burnable


Carpets Bulky Folding Cleaning bags Combustible
→ Combustible garbage garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Plastic items


Carpets and rugs Bulky Folding Clips (metal) Incombustible
→ Combustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Batteries
Cash cards Combustible Clocks and watches Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Hazardous garbage

Clothes Dirty items


Cassette tapes Combustible Recyclables
(excepting padded garment) → Combustible garbage

Catalogs and Clothes (padded)


Recyclables Combustible
brochures (down jackets, etc.)

CD radio cassette recorders


Incombustible Compact appliances Clothes (quilted) Combustible
and components

Plastic cases, to Combustible Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


CDs, DVDs and BDs Combustible Clothes cases Bulky
garbage → Dispose depending on the materials.

C Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Dirty items
Clothes driers Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Corrugated cardboard Recyclables
→ Combustible garbage

Clothes-drying Different fees according to the Corrugated sheets In case of direct


Bulky Bulky Certification for Scrapping
stands presence of stands or not (personally scrapped items) disposal →

Clothes-drying Different disposal fees according to Cosmetics containers Oil based dirty and broken items
Bulky Recyclables Hazard prevention
stands the presence of stands or not (glass) → Incombustible garbage

Cosmetics containers Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Clothespins Combustible
(with the Pla-mark) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Cotton products (clothes, floor


Coffee makers Incombustible Combustible
cushions, stuffed toys, etc.)

Coin type batteries Please use the collection points at


Hazardous Crab shells Combustible
(button type batteries) stores.

Compacts
Incombustible Crackers (for parties) Combustible Only spent items
(toilet articles)

Concrete blocks
− Certification for Scrapping Crayons Combustible
(personally scrapped items)

Container boxes Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky Credit cards Combustible
(wooden and plastic) → Combustible garbage

Crochet needles Metal items


Cooking boards Combustible Combustible Hazard prevention
(bamboo and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Solidify the oil with a coagulant Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt
Cooking oil Combustible Collection of used cooking oil Cup needle containers
or soak it into cloth or paper. /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Cooking scales Batteries Cups and glasses


Incombustible Compact appliances Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
(digital) → Hazardous garbage (glass, ceramic and metal)

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag Cups and glasses


Cooler boxes Combustible Combustible
→ Bulky waste (wooden and plastic)

Copy machines Limited to items within 3m long


Bulky Toner Disposal Procedure 1 Curtain rails Bulky
(only for home use) ¥300 per bundle of 4 items

Cord reel devices Be sure to detach


Incombustible 1m Curtains Combustible Folding
(main body only) the cord.

Cushioning materials for packing Recyclables Dirty items


Cords Incombustible 1m
(bubble wraps, etc.) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Corks Combustible Cushions Combustible
→ Bulky waste

Corkscrews Incombustible

D Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Dead leaves and


Combustible Up to 3 bags at disposal Dictionaries Recyclables
fallen leaves

Dead trees Up to 3 bags In case of direct Digital cameras and Batteries


Combustible 50cm 2m Incombustible Compact appliances
(10cm or less in diameter) at disposal disposal → digital video cameras → Hazardous garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Dehumidifiers Bulky Dish washers Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

Please ask about disposal at stores


Dehumidifiers Combustible Drain any liquid from the containers. Displays Prohibited
or from manufacturers.

Dolls (paper, Ceramic and metal items


Dehumidifying agents Combustible Combustible
fabric and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Delicatessen Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark


Doors Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items
containers /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Desiccants Combustible Down quilts Bulky ¥300 per bundle of 2 items

Drawing pins and


Desk covers (vinyl) Combustible Folding Incombustible Hazard prevention
pushpins

Fluorescent lights → Hazardous garbage Dressing containers Items with unremovable dirt
Desk lamps Incombustible Recyclables
Pay attention not to break. (bottle) → Incombustible garbage

Recyclables Dressing containers Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Detergent bottles Rinse out the bottles.
/Plastic (plastic) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Detergent refilling Recyclables Driers Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Rinse out the bags. Bulky
bags /Plastic (for futons, dishes, etc.) → Incombustible garbage

Diapers Combustible Flush stool into the toilet. Drills Incombustible Hazard prevention


D Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Please use the collection points at


Dry cell batteries Hazardous Dumbbells Bulky Up to 50kg each
stores.

Dryers Incombustible Compact appliances

E Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Electric sewing Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Earthen pots Incombustible Bulky
machines → Incombustible garbage

Batteries
Earthenware mortars Incombustible Electric toothbrushes Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Hazardous garbage

Recyclables Electrical antimosquito Use up the


Egg packaging Incombustible Compact appliances
/Plastic devices chemicals.

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Cut off the cords, to Batteries
Electric blankets Bulky Folding Electronic calculators Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Main bodies, to Combustible garbage Incombustible garbage → Hazardous garbage

Electric bulbs Broken items Electronic notebooks Batteries


Hazardous Hazard prevention Incombustible Compact appliances
(fluorescent tubes) → Incombustible garbage and dictionaries → Hazardous garbage

Electric bulbs Emblems


Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention Combustible
(incandescent lamps and LEDs) (fabric and vinyl)

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Cut off the cords, to


Electric carpets Bulky Folding Enameled pans Incombustible
→ Main bodies, to Combustible garbage Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Entrance mats Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag
Electric fans Bulky Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage (fabric and plastic) → Bulky waste

Entrance mats Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Electric foot warmers Incombustible Incombustible
(metal) → Bulky waste

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Electric heaters Bulky Envelopes Recyclables
→ Incombustible garbage

Use up the items as much as


Electric kettles Incombustible Compact appliances Erasers Combustible
possible.

Extension cords
Electric kettles Incombustible Compact appliances Incombustible 1m Compact appliances
(excepting code reel body)

Electric power Up to 3 bicycles Electric power batteries,


Bulky Disposal Procedure 1 External hard disks Incombustible Compact appliances
assist bicycles at disposal to Prohibited garbage

Electric razors and Recyclables


Incombustible Compact appliances Eyedroppers Empty out the contents.
shavers /Plastic

F Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Dirty items
Fabric items Recyclables Fishing nets Prohibited Disposal Procedure 2
→ Combustible garbage

Fallen leaves and Supplied fishing lines


Combustible Up to 3 bags at disposal Fishing reels Incombustible
dry leaves → Combustible garbage

Drain the fuel and remove the batteries. Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Fan heaters Bulky Fishing rods Bulky
(All items regardless of size, to Bulky waste) → Combustible garbage

Batteries
Fax machines Incombustible Compact appliances Flashlights Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Hazardous garbage

Metal and glass items


Felt-tip pens Combustible Floor cushions Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Fertilizer bags Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark


Floppy disks Combustible
(for home gardening) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Sandpaper Resin and plastic items


Files Incombustible Flower pots Incombustible
→ Combustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Files Attached metal fittings Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Combustible Flower stands Bulky
(paper and plastic) → Incombustible garbage → Dispose depending on the materials.

Fire extinguishers Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Flower vases Incombustible

Only spent items Extinguish any fire Flower vases


Fireworks Combustible Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
and strain before disposing of them. (ceramic and metal)

Plastic items
Fish tanks Incombustible Fluorescent tubes Hazardous Broken items Hazard prevention
→ Combustible garbage

Flutes and pipes Metal items


Fishing line Combustible Combustible
(wooden, bamboo and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

F Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark Furoshiki wrappers Dirty items
Foaming polystyrene 50cm square Recyclables
/Plastic → Combustible garbage (fabric) → Combustible garbage

Folding chairs Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Furoshiki wrappers
Bulky Combustible
(for leisure) → Incombustible garbage (vinyl and nylon)

Remove flowerpots and take out soil.


Foliage plants Combustible 50cm Fusuma sliding doors Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items
Up to 3 bags at disposal

Metal items Futon beaters Metal items


Foot warmers Combustible Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage (bamboo and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Forks Metal items Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Combustible Futon beddings Bulky Folding
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Metal items
Fountain pens Combustible Futon driers Incombustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Frying pans Incombustible

G Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Galvanized sheet irons In case of direct disposal Attached metal fittings


Bulky Certification for Scrapping Globes Combustible
(personally scrapped items) → → Incombustible garbage

Batteries
Game devices Incombustible Compact appliances Gloves Combustible
→ Hazardous garbage

Game software
Combustible Gloves (for baseball) Combustible
(including CD and DVD types)

Garden planters Combustible Rinse and clean off the soil or dirt. Glow lamps Incombustible

Dispose without cutting.


Gardening supports Incombustible 50cm Glues Combustible
→ Bulky waste

Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt Go boards (5cm or more thick)


Garlic tubes Bulky
/Plastic → Combustible garbage (wooden and plastic)

Batteries → Hazardous garbage Go boards (less than 5cm thick)


Gas cartridge stoves Incombustible Combustible
Gas cartridges → Dangerous garbage (wooden and plastic)

Gas cartridges Dangerous Use up the contents. Go stones Incombustible

Gas cylinders (LPG) Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Goggles Combustible

Gas ranges, stoves Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Golf bags
Bulky Bulky
and cookers → Incombustible garbage (Remove the batteries.) (Caddie bags)

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Gas water heaters Bulky Golf balls Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Metal items
Gate ball balls Combustible Golf clubs Bulky ¥300 per 14 clubs
→ Incombustible garbage

Gate ball sticks Bulky ¥300 per 6 sticks Golf mats Combustible

Geta Japanese Take out soil.


Combustible Grass Combustible
wooden clogs Up to 3 bags at disposal

Metal items
Glass doors Bulky ¥300 each up to 2 items Graters Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Green wood Up to 3 bags In case of direct
Glass plates Bulky Combustible 50cm 2m
→ Incombustible garbage (5cm or less in diameter) at disposal disposal →

Glass scraps
Incombustible Hazard prevention Guitars Bulky
(broken pieces)

Guttering
Glasses Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention − Certification for Scrapping
(personally scrapped items)

Metal frames and Glass lenses


Glasses Combustible Gypsum plasterboards Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
→ Incombustible garbage

Glasses and
Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
tableware

H Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Hammers and
Hairbrushes Combustible Incombustible
sledgehammers

H Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Heaters Drain out the fuel and remove the batteries.


Hand mirrors Incombustible Bulky
(kerosene and oil) (All items regardless of the size, to Oversized garbage.)

Hand mixers Incombustible Compact appliances Helmets Combustible

Handbags Combustible Hibachi braziers Bulky

Items of dry cleaners


Hangers (metal) Incombustible High twig shears Bulky Hazard prevention
→ Return to dry cleaners

Hangers Items of dry cleaners Wooden parts


Combustible Hoes Bulky 50cm Hazard prevention
(wooden and plastic) → Return to dry cleaners → Combustible garbage

Remove the hoses.


Harmonicas Incombustible Hose reels (plastic) Combustible
Metal items → Incombustible garbage

Hoses
Hats and caps Combustible Combustible 1m
(rubber and vinyl)

Hot carpets Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Cut off the cord, to
Headphones Incombustible Compact appliances Bulky Folding
(electric carpets) → Main bodies, to Combustible garbage Incombustible garbage

Batteries Hot iron plates Items up to 50cm square


Hearing aids Incombustible Compact appliances Bulky
→ Hazardous garbage (only for home cooking and BBQ) → Incombustible garbage

Heat-resistant glass Incombustible Hot plates Incombustible

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Heaters (electric) Bulky Humidifiers Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Heaters (gas) Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

I Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Metal parts (blades) → Incombustible garbage


Ice picks Incombustible Hazard prevention Inline skates Combustible
In case of disassembled items, to Incombustible garbage

Attached metal fittings


Ice pillows Combustible Insect cages Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit into a designated garbage bag Poles Metal poles
IH cooking stoves Bulky Insect catching nets Combustible 50cm
→ Incombustible garbage → → Incombustible garbage or Bulky waste

Instant food bags Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Incandescent lamps Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
and containers /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Incesticides Interior-sprung Disposal fee and scrapping fee are


Dangerous Use up the contents. Bulky
(spray cans) mattresses  required.

Soak the ink into cloth or paper.


Indian ink Combustible Iron dumbbells Bulky Up to 50kg each
(Limited volume if disposable garbage)

Soak the ink into cloth or paper.


Ink Combustible Ironing boards Incombustible
(Limited volume if disposable garbage)

Please use the collection points at


Ink cartridges Combustible Irons Incombustible Compact appliances
stores.

Ink ribbon Combustible

J Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Juice cartons Rinse, flatten and dry cartons before


Japanese abacuses Combustible Recyclables
(white inside) disposing of them.

Juice cans, bottles


Recyclables Rinse out the containers. Juicers (Blenders) Incombustible
and PET bottles

Juice cartons
Combustible
(silver and green inside)

K Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Attached monitors Batteries


Karaoke machines Bulky Disposal Procedure 1 Kerosine pumps Combustible
→ → Hazardous garbage

Kerosine containers
Combustible Drain out the contents. Kettles Incombustible
(plastic containers)  

K Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Key chains
Incombustible Knife sharpeners Incombustible
(composite materials)

Keyboards
Bulky Knives Incombustible Hazard prevention
(for music)

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Keyboards (for PCs) Incombustible Compact appliances Kotatsu coverlets Bulky Folding
→ Combustible garbage

Kotatsu electric
Keys Incombustible Incombustible
heaters

Dirty items Kotatsu Japanese


Kimonos Recyclables Bulky
→ Combustible garbage foot warmers

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Kitchen knives Incombustible Hazard prevention Kotatsu mats Bulky Folding
→ Combustible garbage

L Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Glass items
Ladders Bulky Lenses Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Ladles Metal items


Combustible Lighters Dangerous Use up the fuel.
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Lamps and Fluorescent lights → Hazardous garbage


Incombustible Lighting apparatus Incombustible
lampshades Pay attention not to break.

Please ask about disposal at stores


Laptop computers Prohibited Liquid crystal TVs Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
or from manufacturers.

Dirty items
Laundry poles Bulky Up to 3m long Loose-leaf notebooks Recyclables
→ Combustible garbage

Leaflets Tie the items with newspapers with


Recyclables Low tables Bulky
(inserted advertisements) string crosswise

Leather products Attached metal fittings


Combustible Lunch jars Incombustible
(leather jackets, shoes, etc.) → Incombustible garbage

Fishing Metal items


LED light bulbs Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention Lures Combustible Hazard prevention
hooks → → Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Legless chairs Bulky
→ Dispose depending on the materials.

M Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Medicine containers (for tablets Recyclables Items without the Pla-mark


Magazines Recyclables
and capsules) with the Pla-mark /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Medicines
Magnets Incombustible Combustible
(tablets and household medicines)

Glass items Memory cards


Magnifying glasses Combustible Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Incombustible garbage (for PCs, cameras, etc.)

Mah-jongg tiles and Metal wire scrub


Combustible Incombustible
mats brushes

Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt Batteries


Margarine containers Microphones Incombustible Compact appliances
/Plastic → Combustible garbage → Hazardous garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Marsh-reed screens Bulky ¥300 each Microwave ovens Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Massage machines Bulky Milk cans Recyclables Rinse out the cans.
→ Incombustible garbage

Interior-sprung mattresses Rinse, flatten and dry cartons before


Mattresses Bulky Milk cartons Recyclables
→ Refer to the column Interior-sprung mattresses  disposing of them.

Electric and Milk containers for Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt.
Measuring balances Incombustible Compact appliances
battery-operated items → coffee /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Metal items
Mechanical pencils Combustible Miniature bulbs Incombustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Medicine bottles
Incombustible Use up the contents. Mirrors Incombustible Broken items Hazard prevention
(excepting internal medicines)

Medicine bottles Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Recyclables Rinse out the bottles. Mop poles Bulky 50cm
(internal medicines) → Dispose depending on the materials

Medicine boxes
Combustible Mops Combustible
(wooden and plastic)

M Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Mosquito catchers Use up the


Incombustible Compact appliances Motors (for toys) Incombustible Compact appliances
(electric) chemicals.

Motorcycles Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Mouses (for PCs) Incombustible Compact appliances

Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Motorized bicycles Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Mustard tubes
/Plastic → Combustible garbage

N Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Nail clippers and nail


Incombustible Nets (for fishing) Prohibited Disposal Procedure 2
files

Rinse the bottles and clean off the


Nail-polish bottles Incombustible Nets (not for fishing) Combustible Folding
dirt.

Newpapers (including
Nails Incombustible Hazard prevention Recyclables
inserted advertisements)

Attached metal fittings (excepting stapler needles)


Needles Incombustible Hazard prevention Notebooks Recyclables
→ Incombustible garbage

Net bags Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark


Nylon bags Bulky
(for oranges, etc.) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Recyclables
Net sacks (for fruit)
/Plastic

O Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Oil Batteries
Combustible Soak the oil into cloth or paper. Oil pumps Combustible
(not for business use) → Hazardous garbage

Solidify the oil with a coagulant Oil-filled electric


Oil (only edible oil) Combustible Collection of used cooking oil Bulky
or soak it into cloth or paper. radiators

Oil cans Incombustible Use up the contents. Oiled paper Combustible

Dirty items
Oil heaters Bulky Drain out the oil. Old clothes Recyclables
→ Combustible garbage

Drain the fuel and remove the batteries.


Oil heaters Bulky Oven ranges Bulky
(all items regardless of the size, to Oversized garbage)

Oil lighters Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Dangerous Use up the fuel. Oven toasters Incombustible
(Zippo, etc.) → Bulky waste

P Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Paint Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Pencil sharpeners Incombustible

Paint cans Use up the Left-over Pencils and color


Incombustible Disposal Procedure 1 Combustible
(only for home use) contents. paint → pencils

Paint cans Use up the Left-over Batteries


Incombustible Disposal Procedure 1 Penlights Incombustible Compact appliances
(only for home use) contents. paint → → Hazardous garbage

Personal computer
Paint spray cans Dangerous Use up the contents. Bulky
racks

Paint tubes Use up the contents. Please ask about disposal at stores
Combustible Personal computers Prohibited
(plastic tubes) Metal items → Incombustible garbage or from manufacturers.

Recyclables
Paints Prohibited PET bottle caps
/Plastic

PET bottles Items with unremovable dirt


Pans and pots Incombustible Recyclables
(for food and drink) → Combustible garbage

Paper cartons
Combustible Photo albums Combustible
(silver and green inside)

Paper cartons Rinse, flatten and dry cartons before Photographic films
Recyclables Combustible
(white inside) disposing of them. (negatives)

Paper diapers Combustible Flush stool into the toilet. Photos Combustible

Batteries Electronic pianos


Pedometers Incombustible Compact appliances Pianos Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
→ Hazardous garbage → Oversized garbage

P Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Portable ashtrays Metal items


Picture books Recyclables Combustible
(plastic and vinyl) → Incombustible garbage

Picture frames Wooden parts


Incombustible Portable toilets Combustible
(metal) → Combustible garbage

Picture frames Glass and metal parts Flush stool into the toilet.
Combustible Portable toilets Bulky
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag → Combustible garbage

Pillows Combustible Pots Incombustible

Plasters Combustible Poultices Combustible

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Plastic buckets Combustible Powdered milk cans Recyclables Rinse out the cans.
→ Bulky waste

Power drills and electric saws


Plastic cases Combustible Incombustible Compact appliances
(for home use)

Plastic containers Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag PP bands


Combustible Combustible 1m
(kerosene and water) → Bulky waste (only for home use)

Plastic containers PP ropes


Combustible Combustible 1m
(kitchenware) (only for home use)

Supplied ink cartridges → Combustible garbage


Plastic models Combustible Printers Incombustible
(Please use the collection points at stores.)

Plastic shopping Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark → Combustible garbage Pruned branches Up to 3 bags In case of direct
Combustible 50cm 2m
bags /Plastic Recommend reusable shopping bags. (5cm or less in diameter) at disposal disposal →

Plastic wrap
Combustible Pruning shears Incombustible Hazard prevention
(for food)   

Plastic wrap
Recyclables No need to flatten Pumices Incombustible
(for food) cores

Broken Dispose depending on the Push pins and


Plates and dishes Incombustible Hazard prevention Incombustible Hazard prevention
items → materials, to Combustible garbage drawing pins

Limited to items within 2m square (180x90cm a board)


Plywood Bulky
Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag → Combustible garbage

R Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Rackets Metal items


Combustible Refrigerants Combustible
(including carbon items) → Incombustible garbage

Radios and radio Batteries Refrigerators and


Incombustible Compact appliances Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
cassette recorders → Hazardous garbage freezers

Batteries
Raincoats (rainwear) Combustible Remote controllers Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Hazardous garbage

Retort pack Recyclables Items with unremovable stains


Rainwear (vinyl) Combustible
containers /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Rice bags Recyclables


Range hoods Bulky
(nylon and aluminum coated) /Plastic

Rice bags
Range tables Bulky Combustible
(paper and fabric)

Ranges Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Rice bins (excepting wooden items) Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Bulky Bulky
(microwave, oven and gas) → Incombustible garbage (with measuring devices) → Incombustible garbage

Raw-fish boxes Items with the Pla-mark Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Combustible 50cm Rice bins (wooden) Bulky
(foamed polystyrene) → Recyclables / Plastic garbage → Combustible garbage

Rice bowls and tea Wooden and plastic items


Razor blades Incombustible Hazard prevention Incombustible
bowls → Combustible garbage

Rice cake making Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Razors and shavers Incombustible Hazard prevention Bulky
machines → Incombustible garbage

Rechargeable batteries
Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Rice cookers Incombustible
(large-sized)

Rechargeable batteries Please use the collection points at


Hazardous Rice scoops Combustible
(small-sized) stores.

Ridge sheets
Recorders Combustible Prohibited Disposal Procedure 2
(for agriculture)

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Metal parts → Non-burnable garbage
Reed screens Bulky 50cm Roller skates Combustible
→ Combustible garbage In case of disassembled items, to Incombustible garbage

Supplied fishing lines Roof tiles


Reels (for fishing) Incombustible − Certification for Scrapping
→ Combustible garbage (personally scrapped items)
R Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Ropes
Combustible 1m Rubber hoses Combustible 1m
(vinyl and nylon)

Ropes (wire ropes) Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Rubber mats Combustible Folding

Ropes and strings


Combustible 1m Rucksacks Combustible
(vinyl, nylon and rubber)

Rulers Metal items


Rubber bands Combustible Combustible
(wooden, bamboo and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Rubber gloves Combustible Rush mats Bulky Folding
→ Combustible garbage

S Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Shampoo Recyclables
Safes (fireproof) Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Rinse out the containers.
(containers) /Plastic

Shampoo Recyclables Rinse out the bags.


Safes (portable) Incombustible
(refill bags) /Plastic Items with unremovable dirt → Combustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Safety pins Incombustible Sheet glass Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

Sake bottles Broken items Dirty items


Recyclables Hazard prevention Sheets Recyclables
(excepting returnable bottles) → Incombustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Sake bottles (returnable bottles) Return the bottles to liquor shops.


− Shells Combustible
(reusable 1.8 liter bottles, etc.) In case of return problems → Recyclable garbage

Sake cartons Dirty items


Combustible Shirts Recyclables
(aluminum coated inside) → Combustible garbage

Metal and glass items Shoehorns Metal items


Sake cups Combustible Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage (wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Sandals Combustible Shoes Combustible

Shogi boards (5cm or more thick)


Sanitary goods Combustible Bulky
(wooden and plastic)

Sauce containers Items with unremovable dirt Shogi boards (less than 5cm thick)
Recyclables Combustible
(bottle) → Incombustible garbage (wooden and plastic)

Sauce containers Items with unremovable dirt Metal and magnetic items
Recyclables Shogi pieces Combustible
(bottles) → Incombustible garbage → Incombustible garbage

Sauce containers (for box lunches)


Combustible Empty out the contents. Shoji screens Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items
(plastic and PET bottles)

Sauce containers Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag
Shovels Incombustible
(with the Pla-mark) /Plastic → Combustible garbage → Bulky waste

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Saws and chisels Incombustible Hazard prevention Shovels Incombustible
→ Oversized garbage

Plastic items Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Scales Incombustible Shovels (plastic) Combustible
→ Combustible garbage → Bulky waste

Items that won't fit in a designated garbage bag


Scales Incombustible Shovels (plastic) Combustible
→ Oversized garbage

Shutters
Scanners Incombustible Compact appliances Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items
(wooden, metal)

School backpacks Combustible Sickles Incombustible Hazard prevention

Items with plastic blades


Scissors Incombustible Hazard prevention Silver paper Combustible
→ Combustible garbage

Metal items Metal parts (blades, etc.) → Incombustible


Scouring brushes Combustible Skate boots Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage In case of disassemble items, to Incombustible garbage

Ski boards and


Scrap lumber Combustible 50cm Bulky
snowboards

Screen doors and


Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items Ski boots Combustible
window screens

Plastic and wooden items Ski stocks


Screws Incombustible Bulky ¥300 per 6 stocks
→ Combustible garbage (for skiing)

Sewing boxes Combustible Skiwear Combustible

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Sewing machines Bulky Slates Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
→ Incombustible garbage
S Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Sleeping bags Combustible Stepladders Bulky

Slippers Combustible Stereos Incombustible

Sneakers Combustible Stockings Combustible

Soap Combustible Use up the items as much as possible. Storage cabinets Bulky

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Soccer balls Combustible Storage cases Bulky
→ Dispose depending on the materials.

Strainers Metal items


Sockets Incombustible Combustible
(bamboo and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Only new, pairs of socks


Socks Combustible Straw hats Combustible
→ Recyclable garbage

Soil Items that do not meet any waste category.


− Straw mats Combustible Folding
(not for business use) Please dispose of it properly by yourself.

Solar water heaters


Bulky Scrap the items within 1m wide. Straws Combustible
(personally scrapped items)

Solar water heaters Scrap the items Electric water


Bulky Disposal Procedure 1 Stuffed toys Combustible
(personally scrapped items) within 1m wide. heaters   →

Soy sauce containers Suitcases Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Recyclables Rinse out the containers. Bulky
(bottles and PET bottles) (excepting metal items) → Combustible garbage

Soy sauce containers Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Combustible Empty out the contents. Suitcases (metal) Bulky
(for box lunches) (plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Dirty items


Speakers Bulky Suits Recyclables
→ Incombustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Removable metal parts Metal frames and glass lenses


Spike shoes Combustible Sunglasses Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage → Incombustible garbage

Sponges Combustible Surfboards Bulky

Spoons Metal items Dirty items


Combustible Sweaters Recyclables
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage → Combustible garbage

Sweets bags (aluminum coated and Recyclables Dirty items without the Pla-mark
Spray cans Dangerous Use up the contents.
plastic bags with the Pla-mark) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Sprayers Plastic items Sweets bags


Incombustible Combustible
(for home gardening) → Combustible garbage (paper)

Metal items Sweets boxes


Stamp pads Combustible Recyclables
→ Incombustible garbage (paper)

Staplers and needles Incombustible Sweets cans Recyclables Rinse out the cans.

Metal items Swimming rings and


Steamers (wooden) Combustible Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage lifebuoys

T Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Dirty items Tea canisters


T-shirts Recyclables Recyclables Rinse out the items.
→ Combustible garbage (metal)

Dirty items Tea canisters


Tablecloths (fabric) Recyclables Folding Combustible
→ Combustible garbage (wooden and plastic)

Tablecloths (vinyl) Combustible Folding Tea utensils Incombustible

Tables Bulky Teapots Incombustible

Tablet packages Recyclables Items without the Pla-mark


Telephone directories Recyclables Return to NTT available
(with the Pla-mark) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Metal items Telephones (including Batteries


Tape measures Combustible Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Incombustible garbage items with fax machines) → Hazardous garbage

Metal items Television antennas Outdoor antennas (within 3m long)


Tape measures Combustible Incombustible
→ Incombustible garbage (for indoor) → Bulky waste

Batteries
Tape recorders Incombustible Compact appliances Televisions Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
→ Hazardous garbage

¥300 each (up to 4 mats) Tempura cooking oil sprash


Tatami mats Bulky Incombustible
In case of direct disposal → up to 20 mats preventing devices (aluminum)
T Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Tennis balls
Combustible Toner Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
(softballs and regulation-balls)

Plastic items
Tents (for camping) Bulky Tool boxes Incombustible
→ Combustible garbage

Textbooks Recyclables Tools Incombustible

Thermal paper Combustible Toothbrushes Combustible

Items using mercury Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Thermometers Incombustible Toothpaste tubes
→ Hazardous garbage /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Thermometers Batteries Dirty items


Incombustible Compact appliances Towels and blankets Recyclables
(electronic thermometers) → Hazardous garbage → Combustible garbage

Thermometers Broken items Batteries


Hazardous Hazard prevention Toys (electric) Incombustible Compact appliances
(mercury thermometers) → Incombustible garbage → Hazardous garbage

Toys Metal items


Thermos bottles Incombustible Combustible
(fabric, wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Batteries
Thinner Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Transceivers Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Hazardous garbage

Trash boxes Metal items


Tiepins and tie clips Incombustible Combustible
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Trays Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt


Ties Combustible
(for food, excepting white) /Plastic → Combustible garbage

Tiles Trays Items with unremovable dirt


− Certification for Scrapping Recyclables
(not for business use) (for food, white) → Combustible garbage

Tin plates and galvanized sheet irons In case of directdisposal Trays Metal items
Bulky Certification for Scrapping Combustible
(personally scrapped items) → (wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Trees (dead trees) Up to 3 bags In case of direct
Tire chains (metal) Bulky Combustible 50cm 2m
→ Combustible garbage (rubber items only) (10cm or less in diameter) at disposal disposal →

Trees (green trees) Up to 3 bags In case of direct


Tires Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Combustible 50cm 2m
(5cm or less in diameter) at disposal disposal →

Vinyl parts Tricycles


Tissue boxes Recyclables Bulky
→ Combustible garbage (including for children)

Tripods (for cameras


Toasters Incombustible Incombustible
and video cameras)

Tofu soybean curd Recyclables Items excepting plastic


Rinse out the items. Trophies Combustible
containers /Plastic → Incombustible garbage

Flatten and dispose of them with Tubes (for wasabi horseradish Recyclables Items with unremovable dirt
Toilet paper cores Recyclables
zatsugami recyclable paper. paste, garlic, toothpaste, etc.) /Plastic →Combustible garbage

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Toilet sand for pets Combustible Remove the excrements. Tubular chairs Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

U Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Uchiwa Japanese Unicycles


Combustible Bulky
fans (for sports and wheelbarrows)

Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Umbrella stands Bulky USB memories Incombustible Compact appliances
→ Non-burnable garbage

Only umbrellas can be protruded from


Umbrellas Incombustible Utility knives Incombustible Blades only Hazard prevention
a designated garbage bag.

V Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Items that will fit in a designated disposal bag


Vacuum cleaners Bulky Videotapes Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage

Vinyl chloride pipes


VCRs Incombustible Compact appliances − Certification for Scrapping
(personally scrapped items)

Depending on the materials, to Vinyl covers


Ventilation fan filters Combustible Combustible Folding
Non-burnable garbage (fabric, sheets, wrappers, etc.)

Ventilation fans Incombustible Vinyl hoses Combustible 1m

Vinyl pots
Video cameras Incombustible Compact appliances Combustible Rinse and clean off the soil or dirt.
(for home gardening)
W Item Category Remarks Item Category Remarks

Walkers and walking Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Bulky Whiteboards Bulky
frames → Incombustible garbage (wooden items, to Combustible garbage) → Combustible garbage

Batteries
Wall clocks Incombustible Wigs Incombustible
→ Hazardous garbage

Window glass Window frames


Wallets and purses Combustible Incombustible Hazard prevention
(broken items) → Bulky waste

Recyclables Items with unremovable stains Window glass (unbroken items), Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag
Wasabi paste tubes Bulky
/Plastic → Combustible garbage including window frames → Incombustible garbage

Window type air


Wash tubs (metal) Incombustible Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1
conditioners

Wash tubs
Combustible Windowed envelopes Combustible
(wooden and plastic)

Washbowls Metal items


Combustible Wire Incombustible 50cm
(wooden and plastic) → Incombustible garbage

Washing machines Prohibited Disposal Procedure 1 Wire nets Incombustible

Waste oil Solidify the oil with a coagulant Wood chips Up to 3 bags at
Combustible Collection of used cooking oil Combustible 50cm
(cooking oil) or soak it into cloth or paper. (not green trees) disposal

Metal items Wood chips and lumber (5cm or less


Water buckets Combustible Combustible 50cm
→ Incombustible garbage in diameter, not for business use)

Water heaters Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag Wood chips and lumber (from 5cm to
Bulky Bulky Up to 2m long
(for home use) → Incombustible garbage 15cm in diameter, not for business use)

Water heaters Items that will fit in a designated garbage bag


Bulky Wooden doors Bulky ¥300 each up to 4 items
(for home use) → Incombustible garbage

Attached metal fittings Wooden mauls


Water pillows Combustible Wooden hammers Combustible 50cm
→ Incombustible garbage → Bulky waste

Metal items
Water purifiers Combustible Wooden mauls Bulky
→ Incombustible garbage

Please use the manufacturer's


Water purifying filters Combustible Wooden slats Bulky ¥300 per bundle of 2 items
collection system.

Metal items Sweaters only → Recyclable garbage


Watering pots Combustible Woolen yarns Combustible
→ Incombustible garbage (Refer to the column Sweaters)

Ink ribbon
Weight scales Incombustible Word processors Incombustible
→ Combustible garbage

Weight scales Batteries


Incombustible Compact appliances Wrist watches Incombustible Compact appliances
(electronic) → Hazardous garbage

Weights Items over the designated weight for a garbage bag


Incombustible Writing brushes Combustible
(not for business use) → Bulky waste

Y Item Category Remarks

Yukata informal Dirty items


Recyclables
cotton kimono → Combustible garbage

Z Item Category Remarks

Zippos (oil lighters) Dangerous Use up the fuel.


A request from Imabari City
Imabari City has been focusing on theReduction of Food Wastes
and the Collection of Zatsugami or Recyclable Paper to
minimize waste and promote recycling.
As the compositional graph of burnable garbage, these two efforts comprise
the quickest way to minimize household burnable garbage.

Reduction of Food Waste Composition of Combustible


Let s reduce food waste using
Garbage(2010 to 2015)
Rubber and leather(0.18%)
the following three rules! Wood, bamboo and grass(1.09%)
Others(7.67%)
- Do not buy too much Cloth/Fabric
(3.87%)
- Use it all Plastic products
(5.48%)
- Eat up
Food waste:
Collection of Zatsugami leftovers, cooking
Recyclable Paper waste, etc.
Paper (45.51%)
22% of the 36% paper garbage can be recycled.
(36.20%)
Please work together to collect recyclable paper
as Zatsugami or Recyclable paper .

Recyclable Paper
Paper boxes, paper bags, wrapping paper,
calendars, posters, pamphlets and leaflets,
envelopes, memos, tissue boxes, the cores of
toilet paper rolls, etc.

Non-recyclable Paper
- Badly stained or dirty paper - Items with adhesives
- Paper with scents (boxes of incense sticks, detergent, etc.)
- Heat-sensitive paper - Photographs - Carbon paper
- Carbonless paper (delivery slips of express home deliveries, etc.)
- Sealable postcards (confidential postcards, etc.)
- Waterproofed paper (paper plates, etc.)

For more information


Imabari City Recycling Promotion
Division

TEL:0898 - 47 - 5374
FAX:0898 - 48 - 3942
E-mail:recycle@imabari-city.jp Recycled paper and vegetable oiled ink are used.
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