Recycling & Waste treatment technologies tour
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 Project information center that supports the Eco-town. It introduces initiatives and activities
implemented in Eco-town to encourage people to proactively used the facility for such activities
as environmental study sessions and interaction amongst visitors.
PET (polyethylene terephthalate) bottles are sorted by municipalities and recycled into pellets and
flakes, which can be used as raw materials for polyester fibers and egg cartons.
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.
Refined waste papers is recycled into toilet papers. Sludge generated during the toilet paper
production process is used to produce a foaming inhibitor used by steel works.
The sewage come through the sewer pipe is purified in the plant and flow into the sea. There is an
also new technology plant which the electricity is generated using the sludge from sewage. At the
Visitor Center established in 2015, sewage treatment process and technologies can be learned.
Your equiry can be sent by selecting the Enquiry Form link below.
You can also contact us by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tel : +81-93-521-8897, Fax : +81-93-521-8898
Address : AIM buiding 6th floor, 3-8-1 Asano, Kokura-kitaku, Kitakyushu-city, Fukuoka-prefecture