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No.55 Earthquake Debris
Last UpdateF2016/5/30

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 Earthquake Debris


Disaster debris can be disposed of in your nearby garbage station any day of the week. Please take care not to block traffic when disposing of debris. 


Trash may be thrown away in any bag, but transparent bags are preferred. Please separate trash for burning and trash for landfill. The city is not responsible for collecting neither items subject to the Home Appliance Recycling Act (such as air conditioners, TVs, refrigerators, and washers) nor personal computers. Please dispose of them for recycling on the dates designated in the Household Garbage and Recyclables Collection Calendar.


In Person Dropoff to Environmental Centers and Other Facilities

Upon completion of the application for fee-exempt garbage disposal, debris from the April 14 Earthquake can be brought directly to the Tobu and Seibu Kankyo Kojo (East Environmental Plant and West Environmental Plant) for burning and to Ōgida Kankyo Center (Ōgida Environmental Center) to be deposited in the landfill, after completing the application for fee-exempt (free) garbage disposal.


Additionally, a temporary drop-off site has been established adjacent to the Tobu Kankyo Kojo (East Environmental Plant). Please follow the instructions of onsite staff in charge of disposal. 


Operating Hours
In addition to the regular operating hours (8:30-16:30, Monday through Saturday), debris may be dropped off between 8:30 and 16:30 on May 15, 2016.


Contact Information

Tobu Kankyo Kojo (East Environmental Plant)@096-380-8211@@
Seibu Kankyo Kojo (West Environmental Plant)
Ōgida Kankyo Center (Ōgida Environmental Center)


Application for Exemption from Fees
Application for exemption from fees is available at each facility.

Tobu Kankyo Kojo (East Environmental Plant) and Seibu Kankyo Kojo (West Environmental Plant): Burnable trash generated by the earthquakes

Ōgida Kankyo Center (Ōgida Environmental Center): Unburnable trash generated by the earthquakes


Requirements for Application for Exemption from Fees
›Disaster victims must provide
Λ@Seal of the victim

›Disaster victim using a collection operator or other agent to apply on their behalf must provide

  Λ@A proxy letter (in any format) and the seal of the operator.

› Starting May 15, 2016, a victimfs certificate or photographic evidence of the affliction will be required.


For large debris, please apply by calling Gomi Zero at 353-7171, Monday through Saturday between 8:30 and 17:00. A sticker is not required for large trash disposal.@



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