Collection of recyclables and garbage over the end-of-year/New Year period in Nagoya City

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Collection of recyclables and garbage over the end-of-year/New Year period in the City of Nagoya
名古屋市の年末年始ごみ・資源・収集のお知らせ

Don’t be stuck with huge bags of garbage in your apartment until the New Year. See below for the last and first collection days of 2018 / 2019. Please check the information below for further details.

◆Burnable Garbage & Hazardous Flammable Items 可燃ごみ・発火性危険物

No collection from Tue. 1 Jan. to Thu. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2018 last collection 2019 first collection
Monday & Thursday Dec. 31 (Mon.) Jan. 7 (Mon.)
Tuesday & Friday Dec. 28 (Fri.) Jan. 4 (Fri.)

*Hazardous flammable items includes empty cassette-type gas bottles, spray cans, disposable lighters, non-rechargeable lithium batteries, etc.; don’t put them in the same bag as your burnable garbage!

◆Plastic Containers & Packaging プラスチック製容器包装

No collection from Tue. 1 Jan. to Thu. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2018 last collection 2019 first collection
Monday Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Tuesday Dec. 25 Jan. 8
Wednesday Dec. 26 Jan. 9
Thursday Dec. 27 Jan. 10
Friday Dec. 28 Jan. 4

Empty Glass Jars & Bottles / Empty Cans / Paper Containers & Packaging / Plastic Bottles
空きびん・空き缶・紙製容器包装・ペットボトル

No collection from Tue. 1 Jan. to Fri. 4 Jan.

Regular collection day 2018 last collection 2019 first collection
Monday Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Tuesday Dec. 25 Jan. 8
Wednesday Dec. 26 Jan. 9
Thursday Dec. 27 Jan. 10
Friday Dec. 28 Jan. 11

*No collection on 4 Jan.

◆Non-Burnable Garbage & Large-Sized Garbage 不燃ごみ・粗大ごみ

No collection from Tue. 1 Jan. to Thu. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2018 last collection 2019 first collection
1st Wednesday of the month Dec. 5 Jan. 9
1st Thursday of the month Dec. 6 Jan. 10
1st Friday of the month Dec. 7 Jan. 4
2nd Wednesday of the month Dec. 12 Jan. 16
2nd Thursday of the month Dec. 13 Jan. 17
2nd Friday of the month Dec. 14 Jan. 11
3rd Wednesday of the month Dec. 19 Jan. 23
3rd Thursday of the month Dec. 20 Jan. 24
3rd Friday of the month Dec. 21 Jan. 18
4th Wednesday of the month Dec. 26 Jan. 30
4th Thursday of the month Dec. 27 Jan. 31
4th Friday of the month Dec. 28 Jan. 25

* In areas where the collection day is Wednesday or Thursday, collection will take place one week later in January. (Eg. If regular collection is on 2nd Wed. of the month (9 Jan.), collection will take place on 16 Jan.; If regular collection is on 2nd Thu. of the month (10 Jan.), collection will take place on 17 Jan.)

Collection of Large-Sized Garbage takes place only once a month and by reservation only. It is a charged service. See http://www.nic-nagoya.or.jp/sodai for full details on how to apply.

The Large-Sized Garbage (sodai-gomi / 粗大ごみ) Call Center will also be closed between Sat. 29 Dec. and Thu. 3 Jan. To apply for the disposal of large-sized garbage call 0120-758-530 (free-dial), or if calling from a mobile phone or outside Aichi Prefecture call 052-950-2581 (call charges apply) between 9:00 and 17:00. For collection between Fri. 4 Jan. and Thu. 10 Jan. (inclusive), telephone applications should be made by Fri. 28 Dec; Internet applications (Japanese only) should be made by Tue. 25 Dec. You can also call via the Nagoya International Center’s 3-way phone interpreter service “Trio-Phone” on 052-581-6112.

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