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Nagoya City Collection of recyclables and garbage over the Year End & New Year period (名古屋市の年末年始ごみ・資源・収集のお知らせ)

2019.12.01

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 2019 / 2020.

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

No collection from Wed. 1 Jan. to Fri. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2019 last 2020 first
Monday & Thursday Dec. 30 (Mon.) Jan. 6 (Mon.)
Tuesday & Friday Dec. 31 (Tue.) Jan. 7 (Tue.)


*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 Wed. 1 Jan. to Fri. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2019 last 2020 first
Monday Dec. 30 Jan. 6
Tuesday Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Wednesday Dec. 25 Jan. 8
Tuesday Dec. 26 Jan. 9
Tuesday Dec. 27 Jan. 10
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 Wed. 1 Jan. to Mon. 6 Jan.

Regular collection day 2019 last 2020 first
Monday Dec. 30 Jan. 13
Tuesday Dec. 31 Jan. 7
Wednesday Dec. 25 Jan. 8
Tuesday Dec. 26 Jan. 9
Tuesday Dec. 27 Jan. 10
Non-Burnable Garbage & Large-Sized Garbage
不燃ごみ・粗大ごみ

No collection from Wed. 1 Jan. to Fri. 3 Jan.

Regular collection day 2019 last 2020 first
1st Wed. of the month Dec. 4 Jan. 8
1st Thu. of the month Dec. 5 Jan. 9
1st Fri. of the month Dec. 6 Jan. 10
2nd Wed. of the month Dec. 11 Jan. 15
2nd Thu. of the month Dec. 12 Jan. 16
2nd Fri. of the month Dec. 13 Jan. 17
3rd Wed. of the month Dec. 18 Jan. 22
3rd Thu. of the month Dec. 19 Jan. 23
3rd Fri. of the month Dec. 20 Jan. 24
4th Wed. of the month Dec. 25 Jan. 29
4th Thu. of the month Dec. 26 Jan. 30
4th Fri. of the month Dec. 27 Jan. 31

* Collection will take place one week later in January. (Eg. If regular collection is on 2nd Wed. of the month (8 Jan.), collection will take place on 15 Jan.; If regular collection is on 4th Fri. of the month (24 Jan.), collection will take place on 31 Jan.)


Collection of Large-Sized Garbage takes place only once a month and by reservation only. It is a charged service. See the Nagoya City Garbage Reduction and Recycling Guide 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. 28 Dec. and Fri. 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 Wed. 8 Jan. and Fri. 10 Jan. (inclusive), telephone applications should be made by Fri. 27 Dec; Internet applications (Japanese only) should be made by Tue. 24 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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