How to dispose of garbage in Joetsu city.

Today, I’ll tell you how to dispose of garbage in Joetsu city.

We have some rules to sort your garbage.

Joetsu city distributes a garbage calendar which tells us when and how each home in our city.

I will tell you the way to dispose of them.

The days and how are different up to types of garbage.

It is distinguished from 8 types.

Check below the types and when to dispose of them.

   1.Burnable・・・・・・・・・・・・・usually three times a week (same days as the row gavage)

  1. Row garbage・・・・・・・・・・・usually three times a week (same days as the burnable garbage)
  2. Unburnable   ・・・・・・・・・・・usually twice a month
  3. Cans and bottles  ・・・・・・・・・usually twice a month
  4. Newspaper and magazines・・・・・・・・usually twice a month
  5. Containers made from paper and plastics・・usually once a week
  6. Battery and lighter・・・・・・・・・・・・usually six times a year
  7. Lights・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・ ・usually six times a year

※The days and places to discard are different from where you live so please check the details on the garbage calendar.


When you dispose of burnable, row and unburnable ones, you need to buy the garbage bags.  You have to get them at supermarkets, convenience stores, and some drug stores and so on.

There are 4 sizes, 45l, 20l, 10l, and 5l, so please choose the best size for you.


Except for the above 3, you don’t need to buy any garbage bags.


When you discard them, you need to use the garbage bags which Joetsu city designates.

It is necessary to tie handle up. 






  • 燃(も)やせるゴミ


  • 生(なま)ゴミ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・通常1週間に3回 燃やせるゴミと同じ日
  • 燃(も)やせないゴミ・・・・・・・・・・・・・・・通常1ヶ月(かげつ)に2
  • 空(あ)き缶(かん)やビン・・・・・・・・・・・・通常1ヶ月に2回
  • 新聞(しんぶん)や雑誌(ざっし)・・・・・・・・・通常1ヶ月に2回
  • 紙(かみ)やプラスチック製容器(せいようき)・・・通常1週間に1回
  • 乾電池(かんでんち)やライター・・・・・・・・・・通常1年間に6回
  • 蛍光灯(けいこうかん)や電球(でんきゅう)・・・・通常1年間に6回