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Containers and packaging made of plastic

How to put out of "containers and packaging made of plastic"  

Once a week collection
(please confirm with seals of accumulation place)



 

With containers and packaging made of plastic
 Put product; (container) wrapped, and is (packing), and is with thing made in plastic becoming needless after (used) which took out product of the contents
.
 Thing having plastic mark is object. In addition, it is for thing made of plastic wrapping product without plastic mark.
 Material is plastic, but plastic and product which we purchased become burnable garbage.
      
Q&A of containers and packaging classification made of plastic

 As for the containers and packaging made of separated plastic, it is recycled fuel such as re-commodification or gas as plastic as becoming. 
   
Structure of recycling is this

Main object of containers and packaging made of plastic

Bottles

Bottles such as shampoo, detergent, lactic acid bacteria drink
Tubes

Tubes such as toothbrushing powder, wasabi
Nets

Net (including net made of Styrofoam) which vegetables and fruit entered

Trays

Trays such as tray, side dish of perishables
Cup packs

Including pack of lunch container, side dishes such as pudding, egg pack convenience store (paper is excluded)

Caps

Cap made of plastic such as instant coffee or plastic bottle
Plastic bag, laps

Parcels such as shopping bag, snack cake, cake
Lap to wrap food or side dish in
Buffer materials

Buffer material made of Styrofoam entering home appliances


We are excluded

 
・We purchased even thing made of plastic as product (plastics such as videotape, toy, washbowl) → To "burnable garbage"
 ・Plastic bottle → To "cans, bottles, PET bottles" (to containers and packaging but as for the cap label made of plastic)
 When you provide in "burnable garbage" to medical institution and drugstore, you put medical instrumentations such as needle or tube in the hard container with a view of the contents, and give.
 Even if, as for plastic back, tube for home medical care, the catheters, there is mark of plastic containers and packaging; to "burnable garbage"


 

How to put out containers and packaging made of plastic Attention information
Attention Please put in the transparent or semitransparent bag which the contents can identify clearly in a mass.
Attention Please rinse the inside as if not leaving the contents.
   (it is not necessary to wash bags that it is difficult to inquire into tubes and the inside if you can use up the contents.)
Attention You repeat and cut with scissors small and do, and please gather up.
Attention Please cannot enter anything other than containers and packaging made of plastic.
Attention You tie up small bag, and please cannot enter.
 We tear all bag by machine before recycling, and containers and packaging made of plastic identifies the contents to remove alien substance. We cannot confirm the contents without tearing by machine when we tie lunch boxes to small bag and can enter because it is small. I would like cooperation.
Io (surprised)

 

Attention We cannot exhaust business activities waste for garbage of home origin.
Attention Food tray, please utilize store collection carrying out in supermarkets.
 List of stores carrying out store collection



◆Cooperation more for classification of containers and packaging made of plastic!
 Around 40% of containers and packaging made of plastic is burnt up as "burnable garbage" and becomes one of the factors of CO2 emission.
 Containers and packaging made of plastic is the situation having very lower classification rate than cans, bottles, PET bottles.

 Containers and packaging made of plastic is hulk, but make big thing small, and cut, and repeat, and smash with scissors, and reduce shade, and citizen's a lot of is invention; is done. I would like cooperation of citizen's all of you sequentially.
Big plastic
When we can just enter
Arrow Plastic which we made small
When we cut and repeat
 iomio OK
 

◆About environmental research of containers and packaging middle processing facility made of plastic

 We carry out investigations such as bad smell material or chemical substance included in exhaust gas of facility during operation regularly to confirm environment influence on outskirts with containers and packaging middle processing facility made of plastic except plastic bottle which Yokohama-shi collects in Yokohama-shi.

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◆With Containers and Packaging Recycling Law

 Containers and Packaging Recycling Law is law to plan reduction of garbage by making good use of containers and packaging refuse accounting for 60% (volume ratio) of garbage going out of home as resources.
 Consumers collect classification discharge, the municipalities separated by type, and it becomes role that company commercializes again. For details, please see the following URL.
 Ministry of the Environment, 3R Containers and Packaging Recycling Law
 Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, Containers and Packaging Recycling Law



◆Related link

 Japan Containers and Packaging Recycling Association
Japan Containers and Packaging Recycling Association banner 200 X 60 Recycling banner 200 X 60 of my town(the banner source: public interest incorporated foundation Japan Containers and Packaging Recycling Association)
 Resources collected separated by type in Yokohama-shi are recycled in what company, and it is revealed what you are finally reborn in.
 Point (video, You Tube yo re-collaboration image channel) of containers and packaging classification discharge made of plastic
  Precaution at the time of discharge in home of containers and packaging made of summary and plastic of containers and packaging recycling is commented on.
  Request (video, You Tube yo re-collaboration image channel) of prevention of taboo product mixture
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