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Q&A about classification

Last update date September 15, 2020

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May shade just give?
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Please divide thing to be able to take off into metal framework and cloth, vinyl part.
Please provide metal framework without putting even 30cm or more things in bag as "small metal" (day same as "cans, bottles, PET bottles"). When there is multiple, you bundle up, and please provide.
Cloth, vinyl part can be in transparence or semitransparent bag, and please provide as "burnable garbage".
When you cannot take off, please just provide as "small metal".

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We want to take out syringe which we used at home.
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You can enter hard container which the contents can identify when we provide in "burnable garbage" and close cover, and please provide.

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Which is containers and packaging made of plastic?
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Containers and packaging made of plastic is package part or container, packing part which we wrapped products in.
Containers and packaging made of plastic has plastic mark basically.
Things (product) to use such as ball-point pens are classified in "burnable garbage" even if made of plastic.

Thing which becomes needless when the contents disappear → Containers and packaging made of plastic
We use thing which we bought to use and are broken and throw away → Burnable garbage

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There is not plastic mark, and what should I do if I hesitate about judgment?
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Thing which containers and packaging made of plastic does not come to apply to does not have plastic markIdentification mark of containers and packaging made of plastic.
But please confirm as even thing to apply to is written in packages of products in a mass, and there is (cap of plastic bottle is displayed e.g. in a mass by label) when we are not accompanied by mark individually.
When it was awkward that there is not plastic markIdentification mark of containers and packaging made of plastic in judgment whether you are containers and packaging, please refer to collection office casually nearby.

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We tear off seal which lap of containers and packaging made of plastic has, and must we provide?
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Please tear off thing which easily comes off. When it is difficult to tear off, there is and does not mind either.

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How should we remove dirts of containers and packaging made of plastic?
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Bag and tubes use up the contents, and please provide. Tray cup bottles utilize the remainder water of washing-up if possible and rinse lightly, or please wipe off dirt.

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When we keep, it is bulky, as for the containers and packaging made of plastic, is there any invention?
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We cut hulk with scissors and repeat, and I would like invention such as crushing.
In addition, please use store collection (milk pack, food tray, plastic bottle, can, bottle) of center recycling and supermarket.

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Though it is made of same plastic, why does plastic product (products) not separate?
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As for the containers and packaging made of plastic, company (person making, selling person) bears expense of recycling.
On the other hand, as for the plastic, person bearing recycling expense is not established in law.

When we are going to recycle plastic product which provided in the present law to cost money very much, a large amount of tax is necessary for recycling.

Therefore we are not recycling now, but Yokohama-shi demands that we set by law so that company bears expense of recycling for country.

Bucket, hanger, CD, Tupper

Plastic product is burnable garbage

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There is mark of recycling called paper (identification mark of paper containers and packaging), are you connected with classification?
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Identification mark of paper containers and packagingEyes of being paper become lower, but, as for the mark, there is thing which is not corresponded to by classification of Yokohama-shi in identifiably displaying of "paper containers and packaging".
Identification mark of paper containers and packagingEven if there is mark, the inside with trouble packs aluminum * rino for recycling, and please take out paper containers of cup noodles as "burnable garbage" not "recycle paper".

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How does recycle paper, used cloth collect?
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Recycle paper, used cloth collects by "local recyclables collection " which group works on as local voluntary activity such as Neighborhood Association, Neighborhood Associations, child society.
In addition, you have you confirm instructions of each how to put out, and please use collection box for recyclables and center recycling.

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When we take out recycle paper, may we use plastic string and plastic bag?
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Because thing except paper avoids getting mixed from point of view pushing forward recycling, you want to have you use paper string and paper bag if possible, but when there is not at hand, you tie up with vinyl string or may have "other paper" can enter semitransparent bag and provide.

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Resources and Waste Recycling Bureau family system measures department Operations Section

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Telephone: 045-671-3819

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