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5 Reasons That Make Japan a Clean and Green Country

Japan remains to be one of the cleanest places to live in despite having some of its own environmental issues. One of which is the problem they face when it comes to putting away garbage such as the situation in the Seto Inland Sea (瀬戸内海). However, overall, it is a pretty clean country. It has…

Why Are There So Few Public Trash Cans in Japan?

One thing that soon becomes apparent to many foreigners after being in Japan for any length of time is the lack of public trash cans. It can be quite annoying at times, but people get used to carrying around used wrappers, receipts, and other pieces of trash until they can dispose of them properly. So…

A Guide to Garbage Disposal in Japan

In most countries, other than Japan, throwing garbage could be as simple as flying a paper plane or tossing a ball in the air. Garbage is garbage and that’s the end of unwanted things. Put them in any container and bid goodbye to your waste. Most of the foreigners, who come to Japan for the…