Think about resources and the environment

Think about resources and the environment

Koto City has facility conveying spot using residual heat of garbage and sewage plant and importance of resources. We think about environmental problem with important person, and how about visiting for the making of opportunity to talk about?

List of sightseeing theme spots

1. Tokyo Sewarage Museum "Rainbow"

Tokyo Sewerage Museum “Rainbow”

At the Tokyo Sewarage Museum "Rainbow", you can experience working in a sewer system, which you cannot usually experience. "The sewer is great! Interesting! Thankful!" It is facility clogged up with a lot of such impressions.

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2. Tokyo Water Science Museum

Tokyo Water Science Museum

Tokyo Water Science Museum is PR facility of the Tokyo Waterworks Bureau available free. In June 2010, it was renovated and reopened as a hands-on museum to introduce the wonders and the scientific importance of water, and to deepen interest in water and the water supply. Furthermore, "aqua tour" that stopped for Ariake water station construction was reborn by imaging technique of projection mapping in March, 2013. From wonder of water to structure of water supply, we can learn in parent and child happily.

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3. Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome (yumenoshimanettaishokubutsukan)

Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome

Using residual heat of adjacent garbage and sewage plant, various plans such as large greenhouse displayed in form that plant to the tropical zone is near naturally widely by subtropical zone, Ogasawara of Tokyo and arrangement classroom or concert are plant building comprised in performed event halls.

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4. Shin-Koto garbage and sewage plant (shinkoutouseisokoujo)

Shin-Koto garbage and sewage plant

In garbage and sewage plant where is the largest in Japan, ability for one-day destruction by fire is 1,800t. Residual heat is provided by Yumenoshima Tropical Greenhouse Dome. Visit fair for more than 10 groups performs visit party for less than 9 individuals, groups the second at any time weekdays every month on the fourth afternoon of Saturday. (reservation over telephone is necessary beforehand.)

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5. Koto City Environmental Learning Information Museum Ekokkuru Koto (koutoukukankyogakusyujohokanekokkurukoutou)

Koto City Environmental Learning Information Museum Ekokkuru Koto

Ekokkuru Koto is learning facility which can learn while sensing bodily from the issue of imminent refuse disposal to environmental problem of the whole earth. Various courses and workshops are performed, too.

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6. Gas Science Museum

Gas Science Museum

Gas Science Museum is full of devices to easily learn about energy and gas while touring the seven exhibition zones. On each floor, a communicator will provide support when you have questions, or notice or discover something. Please see, hear, experience, and feel the wonderous world of gas, together with the fun and cute characters, Puka, Poka, and Pika.

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7. Wood & Plywood Museum (mokuzai, gohanhakubutsukan)

Wood & Plywood Museum

We created living with prevention of warming and ease by inflection of forest resource for "the environmental future of wood and plywood and us", and nature and person opened as museum which contributed to the making of rich society which could coexist in peace and prosperity in (2007) October in 2007.

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8. Ariake Garbage and Sewage Plant

Ariake garbage and sewage plant

At the study tour conducted every month, you can learn how trash from the home is disposed of after being delivered to a waste incineration plant. Visit expense is free. Even one person can participate.
During the study tour, you watch an introduction video of the waste incineration plant, and then tour the factory with an employee guide. It is an opportunity to think again about trash, which is an inseparable part of our lives.

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9. Wakasu Wind Power Generation Facility (wakasufuuryokuhatsudenshisetsu)

Wakasu Wind Power Generation Facility

In Wakasu Park facing the sea, wind of 5.7m per second blows and is relatively suitable for wind-generated electricity. Therefore huge windmill which becomes 100m in height as symbol of environmental consideration to think about the issue of global environment turns around. Please feel possibility of natural energy by observing figure that electricity is brought about in energy of wind.

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