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  • Number of crematoria: Approximately 1,509
  • Notes on the number of crematoria:

    In 2014 7 crematoria were newly constructed at the following locations:
    • Onga-Town (7 cremators)
    • Ishioka-City (6 cremators)
    • Tsubame-City (6 cremators)
    • Tomishiro-City (6 cremators)
    • Shima-City (4 cremators)
    • Wajima-City (3 cremators)
    • Takachiho-Town (3 cremators)
Cremation Organisation:
Japan Society of Environmental Crematory
(Nihon Kankyo Saien Kyokai)
10-6 Yotsuyakami tyou
Kawasaki-ku
Kawasaki-City
210-0828 Japan
President:
Mr Akio Okumura
Secretary:
Mr Makoto Hasegawa
Treasurer:
Mr Yuji Moriyama
Date of foundation:
1972
Number of members:
Enterprise members: 31
Municipal members: 16
Personal members: 25
Scientific members: 7
Name of journal:
Kankyo Saien (Journal of Environmental Crematory)
Date of foundation:
1981
Published:
annually
Circulation:
750
Editor:
Mr Makoto Hasegawa