Feb 8, 2019

Oversized Garbage Application

Metal items larger than 30 cm and other items (such as plastic or wooden items) larger than 50 cm are considered as oversized garbage, and you need to apply to Oversized Garbage Reception Center when discarding. Fee applies. In March and April, you have to wait longer than usual till you can book a collection date, so plan ahead. Note: TV, refrigerator, freezer, washer, dryer, air conditioner, and personal computer are NOT oversized garbage.

To Apply: Between 8:30 and 17:00, Mon thru Sat (including holidays), call Oversized Garbage Reception Center: 0570-200-530 (Japanese), or 045-330-3953 (Japanese)*from mobile phones and IP phones

Application can be accepted 24 hours a day if you apply online. Have the item(s)’s size and material ready. *If you have difficulty applying in Japanese, call YOKE Information Corner at 045-222-1209. English, Chinese, and Spanish speakers are available.

Inquiries: Shigen Junkan Kyoku Gyomu-ka (045) 671-3815 (Japanese) *YOKE Information Corner (045) 222-1209 Mon-Fri 10:00-11:30/12:30-16:30

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Oversized Garbage Application photo



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