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Where is this Japanese Town That Aims to Be “Zero Waste” by 2020?

There is a town in Japan which is known by many as the world’s first “zero-waste town”. It has been challenging its residents to reduce waste to zero by 2020 since the start of 2003. Part of the town’s policy is to separate different household waste into 34 categories that are sent to be recycled.…

Don’t Let Your Old Clothes Go to Waste: How to Recycle Clothes in Japan

Whether you’re doing a big cleaning to welcome the summer or getting ready to move abroad, getting rid of old clothes is not always an easy task. Here are a few and easy ways to make some space in your home and have your used clothes out of the waste. integritymovers.com/ 1. Bring your old…

See How Kawasaki City are Leading the Way in Japan’s Outstanding Green Revolution

Kawasaki City, once known as the industrial centre of Japan associated with images of exhaust stacks spewing pollutant-filled gas and creating the dangerous smog that plagued Tokyo in the 1960’s, has in recent years been at the forefront of the promotion of clean energy and waste disposal. At the heart of this effort is the…

Second-hand Shops “treasures” in Japan

Concept Japanese second-hand shops, or also called “recycle shops” are now becoming a very popular concept. As a visitor, you may think that Japanese lifestyle is quite expensive and not so affordable for everyone. apparel-web.com/ However, when you stay and live in Japan for a while, you will discover some life aspects and concepts that…

What is it like living in Japan?

Being jealous of people who get the chance to live in the wackiest place on earth is a misjudgement. It is a common belief that Japan is the wackiest, most fashionable and most advanced country in the world making other people think that living in the country might be a series of fun, very easy,…

A Guide to Trash and Garbage Disposal in Japan

In most countries other than Japan, throwing away trash is pretty simple. Garbage is garbage, and that’s the end of unwanted items. Just put them in any container and bid goodbye to your waste. Although some efforts have been made in other countries to separate rubbish to a certain extent, such as cardboard or food…