Why Are There No Trash Bins Here?

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  • You can often find garbage cans without many issues at most parks!
  • Some stations will have neither, so it might be best to be ready to carry your garbage a little bit longer!
  • Sometimes you can find garbage cans at your local convenience store, but there have been some issues regarding them.

How to Handle Your Garbage in Japan? This is something commonly heard by tourists visiting Japan.

The History Behind the Lack of Garbage Cans: The Sarin Gas Attack of 1995
The rules and manners revolving around waste disposal here are quite strict, so most Japanese people usually will just keep their garbage with them until they find a place to throw it away.

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