Garbage bears plague the downtown streets of Tokyo!

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With global warming many suburban places in Japan have been plagued with bears coming out the mountains and foraging for food and garbage in residential areas (3Yen | 11/17/2010: Bears Haunting).
Things have become so bad that these garbage bears were spotted loitering and lollygagging on the downtown streets of Tokyo!
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The authorities are ill prepared to deal with the garbage bears,garbage bears japanese police lineup and they have ended up in Japanese police lineups because nothing else can be done with them.

However, now the garbage bears have been turned into “eco” recycling bears. According to the Rinkya Blog, these transparent teddies as, “a low density polethylene teddy bear shape, which you can fill with items that would otherwise be garbage:… bottle caps, newspaper, anything you want.”

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2010/11/24 Rinkya Blog:
Go Green With A Teddy Bear

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Taro

I'm a pale, alien, quadruped who has worked for 25+ years at "Maybe-the-Largest Inc." in Tokyo.

13 thoughts on “Garbage bears plague the downtown streets of Tokyo!”

  1. Masami Says:
    What is with that blank video at the bottom of your post?

    Sorry. The Dailymotion.com seems to be screwing up. The video was working just a couple of hours ago but now it’s dead. ;-(

  2. Hey Taro!
    The video won’t work for me either. So, you might as well check out my animated GIF.

    What did happen to the Hurdy-Gurdy Busker and his Bear?


    organ player vs bear

  3. I’m sure the ‘discarded female pads’ bear would sell like hotcakes in tokyo…

    Excuse me… I think I will now go vomit thanks to this glorious idea to get rich fast…

    PS: somebody tell them that doing this have nothing to do with recycling or saving the planet but at best is state sponsored ‘crazy people hoarding’, is a psychological disease, and should be diagnosed and cured instead of encouraged…

  4. Coligny wrote:
    …..somebody tell them that doing this have nothing to do with recycling or saving the planet but at best is state sponsored ‘crazy people hoarding’, is a psychological disease, and should be diagnosed and cured instead of encouraged…

    Spoken like a fellow Oppressed-by-Heaps-of-Household-Gomi gaijin living in the hoarding-trashpit of Japan. ;-(
    (Damn, the Japanese are hoarders.)

  5. Dood, you don’t even want to start me on this…

    Want some spare delivery table ? how aboot some gynecologic exam chairs ? stainless steel, could resist getting nuked twice at least…
    Baby incubator ? got one… old but never used… free…
    And this is just for my level of the building… We also got full X-Ray machine, more observation chairs, patient beds (oups, those I made battleship sized shelves) tons of observation/analysis equipment…

    Somebody have the recioe to create blackholes ? I need me one big time…

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