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About car Law for the Promotion of Utilization of Recycled Resources

  "Law about recycling of used car" (under an alias: car Law for the Promotion of Utilization of Recycled Resources) was enforced on January 1, 2005 in earnest. With this, various duty occurs to car users and all of companies handling car.

To 1 car user

 Duty of recycling rate deposition occurs for at the time of the new car purchase. We can receive recycling rate from partner separately from vehicle value amount of money afterwards when we sell as used car (part-exchanges).
 When you are scrapped, please deliver used car (junk car) to supplier who registered taking care of business.

To all of car-related companies in 2 Yokohama-shi

 When we treat used car, it is necessary to get registration to the mayor or permission by the business content. In addition, it is necessary to receive permission of housebreaking when we perform in individuals to remove reuse parts from used car. In addition, parallel importer, used car exporters, please refer to page of car recycling system than "link to 4 car recycling connection pages" of the lower berth.

(1) About application procedure including registration, permission
   Please get permission after registration to the mayor or the prior consultation every type of industry. After company registration to "car recycling system", we can perform the work afterwards.
   Guide of registration, permission of the work and downloading of (Microsoft Word form or PDF format) such as styles including application, please click target type of industry.

Type of industry Duties summary
Taking care of business Registration system (we update together with five years)
Taking care of supplier in response to junk car and request of doing confirms deposition of recycling rate of the car and takes over from user as "used car" and issues certificate of having done taking care of in user.
We confirm Freon and the equipment for air bag situation and report the information in car recycling system and deliver to Freon collection supplier or housebreaker. We notify user of dismantled fact afterwards.
Freon collection business Registration system (we update together with five years)
We collect Freon from air-conditioners and deliver to car manufacturer and deliver used car to housebreaker.
※About refrigerant Freon collection from air-conditioner for used car, I would like the appropriate handling based on "departmental order to establish standard about collection of Freon in case of maintenance of car that the second kind identification product is equipped with and transportation". In this case application of Freon collection business is unnecessary.
Housebreaking Permission system (we update together with five years)
We collect tire, battery and do recycling or appropriate processing. We deliver air bags to disassembly car manufacturer.
Crush business Permission system (we update together with five years)
We carry out press, shear and collect metal and deliver shredder dust to car manufacturers.

(2) Information to counter in charge for registration, permission
   You prepare necessary documents, and you come to window, and please apply to registration directly. In addition, please pay prescribed fee in procedure.
   As we perform prior consultation in the case of permission, at first person thinking of application, please contact over telephone.

   [reception counter]                              
    Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau business system measures department industrial waste measures section car recycling charge      
    The eighth floor of the 1-13, Sumiyoshicho, Naka-ku, Yokohama-shi Matsumura Building
    Telephone 045(671) 4090 FAX 045(651) 6805
    When is made the next agency (map is this); (PDF file 32KB)

[reception hours]
    Until Monday through Friday (except holiday, the year-end and New Year holidays)
          From 10:00 to 12:00, from 13:00 to 16:30

 3 registration, permission supplier list (as of February 1, 2019)

   It is list of company which already acquired registration of Yokohama-shi or permission.

   Taking care of supplier (PDF file 466KB)    ● Freon collection supplier (PDF file 158KB)

   Housebreaker (PDF file 125KB)    ● Crush supplier (PDF file 101KB)

 Link to 4 car recycling connection pages

         Car recycling system

         Ministry of the Environment                          

         Car recycling cooperation mechanism

         Car recycling promotion center (there is explanation by English)         

         Restricted zone confirmation (Yokohama-shi city planning map information)