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Sumida Incineration Plant – Tokyo Edutainment

The Sumida Incineration Plant was a fantastic 1/2 day outing to learn what happens to our burnable trash in Tokyo. Our early elementary children grasped the entire cycle, and the parents were amazed at the process and science — a great free educational outing in Tokyo. Sumida Incineration Plant is open to the public M-Sat and does not require a reservation. The facility has quite a bit of signage in English, so an Sumida Incineration Plant Tokyo Garbage Plantinterpreter is unnecessary. Here is a PDF which explains the flow of the garage with visuals. 

Sumida Incineration Plant – Tokyo Edutainment

Walk at your own pace around the Sumida Incineration Plant building on the 2nd floor and peek into windows Sumida Incineration Plantwhere you can see from start to finish the incineration of burble rubbish in Tokyo. Watch blue sanitation trucks unload their white trash bags and see a huge claw and garbage pit. The trash is then burned to ash and provides power for resale and to heat the local pool and sports facility next door. You can also ask in the first-floor office to see an English movie about the process. It took about 40 years to fill in Odaiba with trash, learn about how trash management has improved and Tokyo’s plans for the future. 

We have to all learn to reduce waste and recycle, but learning about the trash we do create and how it is handled is eye-opening and very educational. 

We recommend you visit first this in the morning, and spend the rest of the day visiting Tokyo Sky Tree Edo-Tokyo Museum, and the Tabacco and Salt museum

The Control Room
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Incineration Plant from Outside
Sumida Incineration Plant Tokyo Garbage Plant
The Garbage Claw

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Sumida Incineration Plant

Address: 1-10-23 Higashisumida, Sumida City, Tokyo

Business Hours: Operates 24 hours a day; Visitor Center is open 9:00-15:00 Mon – Sat

Cost: Free Entry

Access: 5 min walk from Yahiro Station on the Asakusa Line (Red Line)

Website: https://www.union.tokyo23-seisou.lg.jp/kengaku/sumida/0109.html

Sumida Incineration Plant – Tokyo Edutainment

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