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New Year's Notices

New Year's Garbage Collection

There will be no collection of garbage between 1-3 January.
For areas that would have had their garbage collected, no alternative day will be arranged.
Garbage Type Area/Notes Collection Ends Collection Resumes
Household Garbage, Cans/Glass Bottles, Plastic Containers and Packaging, PET Bottles, Small Metal Goods All areas within Sakai.
Note: please only recycle plastic containers and packaging that have the special plastic mark.
Collection as normal until 31 December. Please be aware that the time of collection around the break may vary slightly. Collection as normal from 4 January. Please be aware that the time of collection around the break may vary slightly.
Large garbage (arrangement only) Reception Center
TEL 0120-00-8400 (9:00-17:00, weekdays only)
If calling from a cellphone, call 06-6485-5048
To arrange pickup online:
https://www.eg-resource2.jp/sakai/
Phone lines are open until 28 December. For collection before the new year, please apply by 17:00 on 17 December.
Online is open through New Year holiday break.
Irregular garbage (Fees apply) Garbage from moving house etc. Collection as normal until 28 December. For collection before the new year, please apply by 21 December
Business garbage (Fees apply) Daily collection Collection as normal until 31 December.
Dirty mud/sludge All areas Collection as normal until 28 December. For collection before the new year, please apply by 17 December.
Sewage All areas Collection as normal until 29 December.
For special collection. before until 28 December, please make a request by 24 December.
Pet Remains Bring remains to the parking building located south of the Sakai Public Health Center and ask the security guard.
Open: Every day 8:30-21:00
   
Inquiries: Public Sanitation Division (TEL: 072-228-7429) (For sewage: 072-228-7428)
Regarding large garbage call the Public Sanitation Office (TEL: 072-273-2672)
Waste Disposal Plant Drop-Off (fees apply) Times Open Rubbish Accepted Until Resumption of Service
Clean Center Higashi 11:30-16:30
Open from 8:30 during 29~31 December
31 December 4 January
Clean Center Rinkai 8:30-16:30
Waste drop-off centers can become congested at the end of the year so please come early.
Inquiries: Clean Center Administrative Division (TEL: 072-252-0815)

New Year Break Government Services

From 29 December to 3 January, most of the services in the Sakai City Hall will be closed for the New Years holiday break. The Plaza of Multicultural Exchange Sakai will also be closed (check back page for dates). Emergency inquiries should be directed to 072-233-2800.

Family register-related services and issuance for burial/cremation permits for the deceased fetuses services will be continuing during this time.
These services will be handled at the after-hours reception at the east entrance to the City Hall main building (Honkan). At ward offices, these services will be handled through the security office.

Emergency Medical Care during the New Year Break

Hours listed in the table below. Please make sure to bring official certificates, such as health insurance card, child and elderly medical cost support certificates.

  Address & Field 30 December to 4 January
Sakai Children’s Emergency Medical Center (072-272-0909) 1-1-2 Ebaraji-cho, Nishi-ku
Pediatric Care
*junior high & under
9:30~11:00
12:45~16:30
17:30~4:30 of the next morning
Semboku Emergency Medical Center
(072-292-0099)
1-8-1 Takeshiro-dai, Minami-ku
Internal Medicine
9:30 ~11:00
12:45~16:30
Sakai Dental Health Center
(072-243-0099)
18-3 Daisennaka-machi, Sakai-ku
Dentistry
9:30~11:00
12:45~16:30
Osaka Central Emergency Medical Clinic
(06-6534-0321)
4-10-13 Shin-machi, Nishi-ku, Osaka City
Eyes, ears, nose and throat care
10:00~21:30
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