Data Entry: November 2011
Sapporo City Recycling Plaza
Sapporo City Recycling Plaza "Miyanosawa" serves as;
(i) a venue for exhibitions on waste reduction, sorting, and recycling,
(ii) a center for distributing information to citizens,
(iii) a center of recycling activities by citizens, and
(iv) a market for exchanging unwanted items including furniture.
- Exhibiting and selling recycled furniture and bicycles, etc.
Citizens set aside furniture and bicycles for recycling when bulky waste is collected by the city.
Such furniture and bicycles are repaired, exhibited at the recycling plaza, and sold to citizens by lot.
- Hosting lectures on refurbishing used clothes and fabrics
- Setting up an exhibition space for presenting information about waste reduction, sorting, and recycling and a consultation desk
A free recycling information space is available to help citizens exchange information about unwanted items to give away and wanted for free.
An exhibition space presents information about waste sorting, reduction, and recycling as well as other information for citizens.
- Toy hospital
As part of efforts to encourage waste reduction and raise awareness, requests are accepted from those seeking simple repair services for broken toys. Repair consultation services are also offered.
- Reuse promotion space
Daily necessities, etc. that are no longer needed in the home and are donated by citizens (except items that are broken, extremely dirty, or large) are exhibited and given away to individuals who want them.
Maintained by Global Environment Centre Foundation (GEC)