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Apr 25, 2014

Why there is no dumpster or garbage collector in Japan?

Each week trash are collected from the street by hand, isn't it better to collect it with a dump truck? Think about the health of the worker and the cost to hire them.

KevinC

KevinC

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  • Yuju

    on May 26

    Hmm... maybe because there is no space for such a big car?

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  • Kohaku

    on Jan 8

    Where I live, the streets are very narrow and there are many very tight corners. I've seen big trash collecting trucks that go to the schools and businesses. But a lot of the residential areas would be too difficult for a big truck to get around. So those areas require small trucks. I also think that maybe a big dumpster makes it too easy to throw away anything. Japan doesn't have much room for dumps, so there's a need to be much more careful with waste disposal. That's just a guess though.

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  • irriizzzzzzzzz

    on Jul 25

    There are actually big dump trucks in big cities but they're not ideal in residential areas as most streets are narrow.

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