Tokai region eco-friendly purchase campaign


2017/01/16 Monday Highlights, Information


– What about purchase environmentally friendly products? –

In order to spread and set up the *purchase of eco-friendly products,in a joint effort, the regional cooperation of the 3 prefectures in the Tokai region (Aichi, Mie and Gifu), the government, the organizations and the companies will carry out the “Eco-Friendly Purchase Campaign of the Tokai Region”. Through the local consumption, let’s build a sustainable society.

During the campaign period, purchase eco-friendly products bearing the seals “Ambiental Brand Products”, “Local and Sazonal Products”, “Product with Refill”, among others and take part of the raffle in which you may get 5 ¥10,000 QUO cards, in addition to “250 kits of products with refill” of cleaning products or shampoos.

“Eco-friendlyl purchase is the act of select and purchase products or services elaborated according to the real need aiming no harm the environment.

How to participate

Collect the post card ( 懸賞応募はがき,  kensho oubohagaki) available in retail stores participating on this campaign, fill in your ①postal code, address and phone number; ② full name; ③ name of the product purchased; ④ the retail store you purchased the product. Answer a simple survey and send it through mail or access the website  (東海三県一市グリーン購入キャンペーン, Tokai sanken ichishi green kounyu campaign) and fill in the application form to participate.

Campaign’s homepage キャンペーンホームページ(only in Japanese)
Application form: 応募フォーム(only in Japanese) *Or search for the following words:東海 (Tokai)グリーン購入(Green kounyu) 活動(Katsudo)

Period for application

January 13 (Friday) to February 12 (Sunday), 2017

 (For postal card, count the postmark bearing the last day for application cited above)

*Mainly environmental brands and label : ※主な環境ラベル(only in Japanese)

Mie-ken Kankyo Seikatsu-buChiikiOndankaTaisaku-ka
(Mie Prefectural Government – Department of Daily Life and Environment – Sector for Measures Against Global Warming)
Tel: 059-224-2366

(2017/January) Application Period for Prefectural Housing Tenants

2017/01/16 Monday Highlights, Information



Information Regarding Scheduled Application Period for New Prefectural Housing Tenants (January/2017)

Application Period:January 31, 2017 (Tuesday)

Basic information regarding prefectural housing (location, layout, rent, etc.), information regarding application procedures and other details will be available at the website below.

Information on eligibility criteria and prefectural housing rules and regulations can also be found at the website listed above.

*All information provided on the above website is in Japanese only.

Yearly Scheduled Application Periods


  Period for Applications by Post  

  Date for Selection by Lottery  

 Move in date  


Start date~April 30


Jul 1


Start date~July 31


Oct 1


Start date~October 31


Jan 1


Start date~January 31


Apr 1

※The start date for each application period is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday of the respective month, with the exception of the January application period, for which the starting date is scheduled for the first Tuesday or Friday after January 4.

For more information contact:Mie Prefecture, Department of Prefectural Land Development, Residence Division, Residence Management Group

Tel:059-224-2703 (*We can only answer enquiries in Japanese)

Check for updated informations about housing in this link.