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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 Town Center 

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.


Plastic PET Bottle recycling / Nishi-Nippon PET Recycling

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.


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. 


Waste paper recycling / Kyushu Seishi 

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.


Hiagari Sewage water treatment plant 

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.



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