Environmental Awareness & Earth-friendly Communities

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2012-05-14

Basic Policy Outline

  • Consider the environment and create a recycling-oriented system
  • Protect the living environment
  • Create an environment abundant with nature
Kawasaki International ECO-Tech Fair

“Kawasaki International ECO-Tech Fair” , where several leading edge environmental technology and products are showcased

In order to create a sustainable and recycling-oriented society from the perspective of the environmental and green conservation, Kawasaki strives to promote the reduction and separation of garbage, the proper disposal and recycling of waste products, and the development garbage incineration and recycling facilities.
Furthermore, focusing on advanced and pioneering approaches taken in cooperation with the public and private sectors, the city promotes the “Carbon Challenge Kawasaki Eco Strategy (CC Kawasaki)”. Under the strategy comprehensive measures against global warming are exemplified by the pursuit of three goals; “the promotion of environmental measures utilizing Kawasaki's advantages and strengths”, “the promotion of international contributions through environmental technologies”, and “the promotion of carbon dioxide reduction in cooperation with various organizations”.

Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden

Maintained by several citizen volunteers, the “Ikuta Ryokuchi Rose Garden”

One million trees are being planted, mainly by local citizens, to commemorate the 100th anni- versary of the city s incorporation.

One million trees are being planted, mainly by local citizens, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the city’s incorporation.

Maintenance of the natural woodland with the assistance from citizen volunteers

Maintenance of the natural woodland with the assistance from citizen volunteers

Hands-on Lecture for Parents and Children

“Hands-on Lecture for Parents and Children” to encourage awareness regarding environmental problems, beginning with our own waste

Kawasaki Eco Gurashi Mirai-kan
Guided tour carried out at Ukishima Solar Power Plant

Guided tour carried out at Ukishima Solar Power Plant, located next to “Kawasaki Eco Gurashi Mirai-kan”, a PR facility for environmental learning

Light monument, a symbol of the square in front of the east entrance of Kawasaki Station, which solicitudes great importance to the environment

Light monument, a symbol of the square in front of the east entrance of Kawasaki Station, which solicitudes great importance to the environment

As a part of the Carbon Challenge Kawasaki Eco Strategy

As a part of the Carbon Challenge Kawasaki Eco Strategy, a symposium was held on the theme of “City and Energy”, in order to promote Kawasaki's transformation into a low-carbon society

Tanabata & Eco Festival

“Tanabata Eco Festival”, held to promote activities to save electricity, stop global warming and popularize “eco-friendly life”