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Print2018-09-03

Domestic waste collection

  • Domestic waste is usually collected at each household (some areas may require deposit at a designated location).
  • Waste is collected on holidays as well (except for the year-end and New Year’s holidays)
Domestic waste collection

Type of Waste

Items

Disposal Method

Collection Method

Burnable

(collected 2
times per week)

・Grass and twigs

・Paper diapers

・Rubber products

・Fabrics

・Leather products

・Tissue paper

・Plastic products, etc.

Put in specified plastic bag for burnable waste.

Put out in specified collection place by 8:00 a.m. on the day of collection.

(by 7:00 a.m. for residents of Naka Ward)

Ignitable Hazardous Waste

(collected 2 times per week)

* same day as burnables

・Spray cans

・Disposable lighters

・Solid fuel (in cans)

・Lithium batteries (non-rechargeable)

Dispose of recyclables in a designated plastic bag (clear or translucent bags where the contents are visible).

* Use up all of the contents of spray cans. It is not necessary to open a hole in the can.

Put out in specified collection place by 8:00 a.m. on the day of collection.

(by 7:00 a.m. for residents of Naka Ward)

Place separately away from burnable garbage.

Non-burnable

(collected 1 time per month)

Non-burnable garbage smaller than 30 cm ´ 30 cm ´ 30 cm such as:

・Glass and ceramics trash

・Small-sized metal products
and other items inappropriate to burn

・Dry-cell batteries

・Umbrellas (please tie the bag tightly if the umbrella sticks out of the bag)

Put in specified plastic bag for non-burnable waste.

Put out in specified collection place by 8:00 a.m. on the day of collection.

(by 7:00 a.m. for residents of Naka Ward)

Large-sized waste

(collected 1 time per month. Application and fee required)

* Applications must be received
at least 7 days before collection.

・Electronics and furniture
larger than 30 cm ´ 30 cm ´ 30 cm

(excluding air conditioners, CRT TVs, LCD TVs, plasma TVs, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, clothes dryers and personal computers).

Details such as the collection date, place and fee will be given to you on application.

A fee is charged for collection and an application must be made in advance by telephone.

Call the large-sized waste desk at 0120–758–530 (from outside of Aichi Prefecture and from mobile telephones at 052–950–2581) with someone who speaks Japanese.

Open 9:00 to 17:00 from Monday to Friday (closed on Saturdays, Sundays, and during the year end/new year)

Nagoya City Garbage Reduction and Recycling Guide


 To prevent damage due to crows, when disposing of burnable waste wrap raw waste in newspaper, etc., or completely enclose the garbage in a bird-proof netting. Thank you for your cooperation.

*  Items designated by the Home Appliances Recycling Law (i.e. air conditioners, CRT TVs, LCD TVs, plasma TVs, refrigerators, freezers, washing machines, and clothes dryers) are not collected by the city. If replacing an old appliance, please ask the retail store you are purchasing the new appliance from to collect the old one. If you are not replacing an old appliance, please ask the retail store where the item was originally purchased to have it collected. (A fee will be charged.)

*  The Law for Promotion of Effective Utilization of Recyclable Resources designates certain personal computers as being recyclable (desktop computers, display monitors, combined display computer hardware, and laptop computers), and are therefore not collected by the city. Please apply for collection with the computer’s manufacturer.

*  Nagoya City has issued a pamphlet on waste and recyclables (available in English, Chinese, Korean, Portuguese, Spanish, Filipino and Vietnamese). For details, please contact the Operations Division of the Environmental Affairs Bureau (TEL 972-2394) or an environmental works office (see the list of offices) through someone with Japanese proficiency.

*  Newspaper, magazines, paper scraps, corrugated cardboard and clothing are collected on a regular basis in each area. As collection day, time and items differ in each community, please ask your neighbor about the details. Some areas provide information through circulars, bulletin boards and newspaper inserts.