Kamikatsu: The zero-waste town in Japan

 thehindu.com  09/17/2020 07:47:26 

Kamikatsu in Japan is a small town that is about 40 kilometres from Tokushima city. It is fast moving towards becoming the countrys first zero-waste municipality. Residents of this town have spent over two decades reusing,recyclingand reducing. The sorting of garbage in Kamikatsu is done in an effective manner. There are over 45 separate categories for their waste segregation. The town has notrash collection system. Residents transport the household waste themselves to a local facility.

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