Recycling and waste treatment business
Kitakyushu is offering various Recycling and waste treatment technologies
Kitakyushu City, once known as a “town of pollution,” now plays the role of the driving
force in creating a recycling-oriented society in Japan making use of the experience
and know-how it accumulated in the process of overcoming its pollution in order to
provide international cooperation.
Our study tour provides the solutions of Recycling and waste treatment issues
Model of the tour
・Lecture of Recycling and waste treatment
Lecturer : Masa Kondo, managing director of Japan KYUSHU Tourist
(have expertise and experience in the technical field)
Content of lecture
History to Environmental Future city
World leading Recycling and waste treatment business
Venue : Kitakyushu Innovation Gallery
・Where to visit
Please select from the following
Eco Town Center
Eco Project information center that supports the Eco-town.
Plastic PET Bottle recycling / Nishi-Nippon PET Recycling
PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles are sorted by
Waste paper recycling / Kyushu Seishi
Refined waste papers is recycled into toilet papers.
Melting Furnace / Sin-Moji Plant
The collected waste including metals is melted at over 1,700 degree
Celsius in the Melting Furnace and then the melted slag and metals
are discharged. The slag is used as raw materials for pavement and
bricks and the metals are re-used for other steel products.
The process and technology of the Melting Furnace can be learned.
Food waste recycle / Merry Corporation
The food waste recycling company that the compost is
Kyushu Travel Guide Suggested itinerary Blog & local News About Japan 日本語