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Rubbish and Recycling


Household waste is collected on different days depending on the area of Oarai (East or West Oarai) and type of rubbish.

Burnable waste is collected twice a week and non-burnable waste and recyclables are collected once every two weeks.  Oversize waste collections occur once a week on Wednesday and must be booked in advance.

No collections take place on the 5th Wednesday of any given month.

Collection scedule (Japanese) 
2018 Schedule of collecting recycles
day area 2018 2019
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar
1st 3rd


2 6 4 1 5 3 7 5 9 6 6


16 20 18 15 19 17 21 12 23 20 20
2nd 4th
Isohama(a part of)·
11 9 13 11 8 12 10 14 19 16 13 13
25 23 27 25 22 26 24 28 26 30 27 27
Household Rubbish

Rubbish must be separated into burnable (燃やせる) and non-burnable (燃やせない) waste using Oarai Designated Rubbish Bags or stickers for large or awkward items.  Bags and stickers can be bought at stores throughout Oarai.  Place the rubbish outside your home or apartment building before 8am on collection day.

Rubbish not in designated rubbish-bags or placed outside of specified collection points will not be collected.

How to sort your rubbish and recyclables


Recyclables should be sorted by type and taken to a recyclables collection point.
Food and drink containers should be washed and paper and cardboard tied int bundles.

How to sort your rubbish and recyclables

Oversize Waste

An oversize waste ticket (small ¥300, large ¥800) must be purchased when throwing away large items such as items of furniture.
After purchasing a ticket, an oversize waste collection must be booked by contacting Oarai Town Office Community Safety and Environmental Services Division on 267-5111.
Booking must be made by 4:30pm on Tuesday for collection on Wednesday.

・ For more information please contact Oarai Town Office Community Safety and Environmental Services Division on 267-5111.

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