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About Garbage and Recyclable Resource Collection during the Year-End/New Year’s Period

Nothing is collected between December 31 (Sun.) and January 3 (Wed.).

Take your garbage and recyclable resources to the designated collection site by 8 a.m. on the collection day. Please note that collection times during the period at the end and beginning of the year may be different than the usual time due to traffic conditions and the amount of garbage.

Inquiries Shinjuku Waste Collection Office (Tel: 03-3950-2923, Fax: 03-3950-2932); Shinjuku-Higashi Waste Collection Center (Tel: 03-3353-9471, Fax: 03-3353-9505); Kabukicho Waste Collection Center (Tel: 03-3200-5339, Fax: 03-5272-3494; in Japanese only)

● Year-End/New Year’s Garbage and Recyclable Resource Collection Schedule

Category Collection Day Last Collection Day
(December)
First Collection Day
(January)
Recyclable Resources (recyclable paper, plastic containers and packaging materials, bottles, cans, PET bottles, spray cans, cassette gas cylinders and batteries) Monday districts 25 (Mon.) 8
(Mon.; national holiday)
Tuesday districts 26 (Tue.) 9 (Tue.)
Wednesday districts 27 (Wed.) 10 (Wed.)
Thursday districts 28 (Thu.) 4 (Thu.)
Friday districts 29 (Fri.) 5 (Fri.)
Saturday districts 30 (Sat.) 6 (Sat.)
Combustible Garbage Monday and Thursday districts 28 (Thu.) 4 (Thu.)
Tuesday and Friday districts 29 (Fri.) 5 (Fri.)
Wednesday and Saturday districts 30 (Sat.) 6 (Sat.)
 Metal, Ceramic, Glass First and third Monday districts 18 (Mon.) 15 (Mon.)
First and third Tuesday districts 19 (Tue.) 16 (Tue.)
First and third Wednesday districts 20 (Wed.) 17 (Wed.)
First and third Thursday districts 21 (Thu.) 4 (Thu.)
First and third Friday districts 15 (Fri.) 5 (Fri.)
First and third Saturday districts 16 (Sat.) 6 (Sat.)
Second and fourth Monday districts 25 (Mon.) 8
(Mon., national holiday)
Second and fourth Tuesday districts 26 (Tue.) 9 (Tue.)
Second and fourth Wednesday districts 27 (Wed.) 10 (Wed.)
Second and fourth Thursday districts 28 (Thu.) 11 (Thu.)
Second and fourth Friday districts 22 (Fri.) 12 (Fri.)
Second and fourth Saturday districts 23
(Sat.; national holiday)
13 (Sat.)

Collection in districts whose collection days fall on a national holiday—such as December 23 (a Saturday, and the Emperor’s Birthday) and January 8 (a Monday, Coming-of-Age Day)—will be conducted as usual.

◎ Oversized garbage from households, etc.: the Oversized Garbage Reception Center (Tel: 03-5296-7000) and Electric Appliance Recycling Acceptance Center (Tel: 03-5296-7200) will be closed from December 29 (Fri.) to January 3 (Wed.).
Note: They will also not be processing applications for oversized garbage via the Internet.

December 5, 2017