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Tips on Sorting Your Trash in Japan Image for Tips on Sorting Your Trash in Japan

Although rules for trash and garbage disposal can vary across Japan depending on the prefecture or locality, generally speaking, domestic trash is separated into burnable and non-burnable waste.

Garbage and You Burnable, Non-burnable and Other

One of the most common complaints for new residents of Japan is how complex dealing with garbage can be here. And it is, I have to admit. The rules for separating are detailed and sometimes confusing, and a lot of new residents just kind of give up. Don’t!