Waste

Separate waste into burnables, non-burnables, organic waste, recyclables, bulk waste and other waste, and put the rubbish out at one of the waste collection points located in each Please buase these bags at retailers in Niseko Town. (Niseko Town bags are different from Kutchan Town bags. ) Opaque black bags can not be used for waste collection.
From March 2015 the burnable waste categories will change. Disposable nappies (diapers), feminine hygiene products, and pet toilet sanitary sheets will fall fall under the new category of "sanitary waste".
Click on following link for an illustrated guide to garbage separation and disposal in Niseko Town

Waste that is not collected by the town

Please ask retailers of These products or special collection agents to arrange for their disposal.

Home Appliance Recycling Act

It is also prohibited to put out PCs (main units and monitors) as waste as per the Act for the Promotion of the Effective Utilization of Resources. Ask manufacturers and distributors to collect them for recycling (this is a charged service)

Domestic waste - collection days vary between different districts in the town

Classification and typeFrequencyDisposal methodChargeNotes
BurnablesOnce a weekDesignated Niseko garbage bag (purchased from stores in Niseko)Charged-
NonburnablesOnce a month-
Organic wasteTwice a week-
CansOnce a weekTransparent bagFreeSteel / aluminum
Glass bottlesBeverage bottles, etc.
Tetra packsTied with stringTetra packs that are not coated in aluminum
Cardboard-
Plastic "PET" bottlesTransparent bag-
Styrofoam and foam traysMade of polystyrene foam
Plastic containers and packaging-
Paper containers and packaging-
Newspapers and leafletsWhite paper bagNewspapers and leaflets can be mixed
Magazines-
Mixed paper-
Hazardous waste (items including mercury)Once a month (last recyclables collection day of the month)Transparent bagFlourescent tubes / mercury thermometers
Other waste (dry-cell batteries, lighters)Dry-cell batteries / lighters
Bulk (large) wasteAs needed-ChargedIndividual collection by licensed private collecters

Inquiries

Regarding waste

Niseko Town Council Tel. 0136-44-2121 Life Environment Section, Citizen's Life Division

For inquiries in English

Niseko Town Council Tel. 0136-44-2121 Planning and Environment Division

Inquiries regarding information on this page

Niseko Town Hall
TEL:0136-44-2121
FAX:0136-44-3500