How to separate and dispose of waste

 

How to separate and dispose of waste

Waste type Container Examples Remarks
Burnable garbage
Mon. & Thurs.
Tottori City-designated bags Kitchen waste, paper, cloth, vegetation ・Drain excess water from kitchen waste.
・Separate magazines, cardboard, and newspaper, individually.
Food trays
Mon.
Food tray bins Only white Styrofoam food trays ・Wash trays before putting them out.
・Cup noodle containers with colors and designs and trays that cannot be washed clean should be included with plastics.
Recyclables
Tues.
Containers for recyclables 
(blue containers) 
* Place directly in container (not in a separate bag)
Bottles and cans for drink and food ・Remove caps.
・Wash cans out.
・The cut-off lids of cans should be included with small non-burnable waste.
PET bottles
2nd & 4th Tues. of month
Tottori City-designated bags PET containers that have the PET Recycling Mark mark ・Remove caps and labels.
Plastics
Tues.
  Any materials made entirely of plastic ・Wash with water.
Small non-burnable waste
Tues.
Containers for small non-burnable broken waste 
(orange containers)
Cosmetic bottles, broken bottles and glass, light bulbs, spray cans, umbrellas, biscuit tins ・Glass, blades, etc. are dangerous, so place them in a transparent bag.
・Empty all containers before disposal.
Used batteries
One Tues. in even-numbered months
Box for used batteries Fluorescent tubes, batteries ・Take care to protect tubes from breaking when disposing of them.
Cardboard
1st Mon. of each month
    ・Fold cardboard and tie it with string. Do not leave any other waste in cardboard boxes.
Magazines and books
1st Mon. of each month
    ・Books, magazines, catalogues, brochures, paper packaging of sweets and other products. Tie into bundles with string.
Newspapers
1st Mon. of each month 1st Mon. of each month
    ・Newspapers, inserts, fliers. Tie into bundles with string.
Large items Charges apply Vacuum cleaners, gas cooking stoves, electric fans, heaters, desks, computers, etc. Large-sized Refuse Collection Center
Contact this center to arrange for collection (Tel.: 0857-22-0353).
Electrical appliances
(4 types)
  Washing machines, TVs, air conditioners, refrigerators Apply for collection to the Large-sized Refuse Collection Center after paying the recycling fees at designated retailers, or a post office.