• Bring garbage out to the designated place by 8:30 in the morning of the collection day.
  • Make sure to check the collection calendar as the schedule differs by each district.
  • Separate "Burnable", "Non-Burnable" and "Cans,Glass/PET Bottles", and put them in the respective designated bags.
  • Make sure to separate garbage and recyclable resources.
  • Please do not cause trouble to the neighbors.

City designated garbage bags
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         (Large) 210 yen (Small) 105 yen
for "Cans,Glass Bottles and PET Bottles"
         (Large) 189 yen (Small) 94 yen
10 sheets in a unit. Tax included.
* This sticker can be found at the shop.

  • Put burnable garbage in the designated green bag.
  • Up to five bags at a time!
  • Large trash which does not fit in the bag has to be separated into "Bulky Refuse".
  • Make sure to drain water from kitchen garbage.
Burnables - (ex.):
  • Kitchen garbage
  • Gardening trash
  • Food wrappers
  • Plastic caps
  • Aluminum foil
  • Diapers
  • Pet animals' toilet sand
  • Styrofoam
  • Rubber products
  • Videotapes, Cassette tapes
  • Cooking oil ( Soak up oil with cloth or solidify with coagulant.)
  • Plastic containers (food trays,detergent containers)

  • Put non-burnable garbage in the designated clear bag.
  • Up to five bags at a time!
  • Large trash which does not fit in the bag has to be separated into "Bulky Refuse".
  • Microwaves must be separated into "Bulky Refuse".
Non-Burnables- (ex.):
  • Small-sized electric appliances
  • Metal, Chinaware
  • CDs, Floppy discs
  • Umbrella
  • Dry batteries
  • Lighter (Make sure to empty before disposal.)
  • Light bulb, Glasses, Scissors, etc. (Wrap sufficiently before disposal.)
  • Plastic products (except plastic containers)

Cans / Glass Bottles / PET Bottles (Recyclable Resources)
  • Put cans, glass bottles and PET Bottles in a designated pink bag.
  • Up to five bags at a time!
1. Remove the cap.
Metal caps :  Non-Burnable
Plastic caps :  Burnable
2. Rinse well the container, so it will not stink.
Cans of foods and beverages
Glass Bottles of foods, beverages, seasonings and medicines
image7PET Bottles for beverages, soy sauce and liquor
Ones with this logo only

Papers / Clothes (Recyclable Resources)

Papers…Bind crosswise with string. If it rains, put them in a transparent colorless bag.
Clothes…In any weather, put them in a transparent colorless bag.

  ITEMS Things that cannot be collected
Newspapers & Leaflets Newspapers, Inserted flyer, Leaflets Stapled or pasted boxes of confectionery, envelopes, postcards, etc.
Magazines Magazines, Boxes of confectionery, etc.
Especially processed postcards, pictures, thermal papers, Milk carton
Corrugated papers Boxes of electric appliances, of oranges, etc. Boxes of confectionery, Ones coated with gold, silver and wax
Clothes Clothes(except rubber made)
Sheets, Towels
Handkerchieves, Blankets
Underwear, etc.
Curtain, Futon, Mattress, Carpet, Stuffed animal
  • One stained with oil or got wet cannot be collected.
  • Papers cut in pieces cannot be collected.
  • Do not take off buttons and zippers for efficient recycling.

Television / Refrigerator / Air Conditioner / Washing Machine
Home Electronics Recycling Law

Under the new law, home electronics cannot be disposed of and must be recycled. You cannot bring them into the Disposal Center.
The store which sold the product should be in charge of taking it back.
Contact the store which sold the product, or the store which is selling the replacement.
You will be charged for recycling and collection.
If you do not know the store, contact the Environment Division of the City Hall at 0977-66-5353.

Recycling of Personal Computer
·The manufacturers are obliged to recycle personal computers. The city cannot collect them nor accept ones directly brought into the disposal center.
·Please contact the manufacturer for the collection and disposal service.
·Please have access to the website of Japan Electronics and Information Technology Industries Association (JEITA):
image7 *  If you find this sign attached on the PC, the collection and recycling charges should be included in the price, and no further payment should be required for disposal.

Collection and Recycling Charge(Tax included)

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Desktop PC
(display excluded)
3,150 yen
3,150 yen
tube display
4,200 yen
3,150 yen
*The charges are subject to change depending on the brand.

Extra collection (chargeable)
Bulky Refuse
Bulky Garbage discarded when moving house
  • Collected every Wednesday / Reservation required
  • Large furniture, bicycles, etc.
  • The collection charge per item will be either 315 yen, 630 yen or 840 yen (tax included).
*We cannot collect PCs and Motorbikes.


1. Call at 0977-66-5349 for reservation.
2. The bill will be sent by the Environment Division.
3. Pay at the designated financial institutions.
4. After the payment is confirmed, the collection date will be notified you by phone.
5. Bring the garbage by 8:30 a.m. to the place where the truck can go in.
*Your presence is not required.
  • Collected every Wednesday / Reservation required
  • You can choose either morning or afternoon collection.
  • Bring the garbage by 8:30 a.m. or 1:00 p.m. to the place where the truck can go in.
*Your presence is required.
Please pay the charge to our staff when the garbage is collected.

Collection Charge of Beppu City
2-ton truck one carload
8,400 yen (tax included)

Recycling of Milk Cartons
Put them in a box provided at the City Hall, the branch offices or the supermarkets.

*Those with aluminum lining are "Burnables".

Collection of used cooking oil
It must be for domestic use and over 10.
Contact: Recycling Information Center TEL:0977-25-5310

Prividing subsidy for collecting valuables
The subsidy will be provided for the children's associations, the elderly's association and/or residents' associations to support their activities on collecting valuables.
Contact: Recycling Information Center

Dead Animals
Dead pets must be placed in a bag or box for collection.
Contact the Environment Division (0977-66-5353) .
The Charge is 840 yen per box/bag (tax included).

Business Wastes
Under the Waste Management and Disposal Law, business wastes from offices, stores, hotels and factories (including NGO activities) must be disposed at their own cost .
Please use private collection services or bring into the disposal center by yourself.

In case you bring in
Fujigatani Disposal Center
for Burnables, Non-Burnables and Bulky Refuse.
Burnable Mon. ~ Sat. 8:30~17:00
can be brought in on national holidays as well.
Non-Burnable Mon. ~ Sat. 9:00~15:00
cannot be brought in on national holidays.
Bulky Refuse
*You cannot bring in between 12:00 and 13:00.
Contact:Fujigatani Disposal Center TEL:0977-67-6111

Fujigatani Disposal Center