字幕列表 影片播放 列印英文字幕 Hi guys. Welcome back. Sorry if I'm talking a little bit low today, but I am actually next to a very nice temple and I don't want to disturb too much. Today's topic is going to be: "why Japanese streets are so clean and neat?" And my target is going to be to find some trash in the street. Let's see if we can find it, let's go [Little Things in Japan.] One of the elements the surprise is foreigners the most while visiting Japan is the total absence of litter in the streets. Cleanliness, and neatness rule, and it's actually very difficult to find some trash around, even if you look for that by purpose. And the surprise, surprise all of that happens without trash bins around the cities. So how this can work? Even with this contradiction? Yes, of course, you can find a lot of signals telling you not to throw garbage in the street or leave your dog's stool around, but the main reason is to be found in a lifestyle and culture of Japanese people. Did you know, for example, that at Japanese elementary schools there are no janitors and all the cleaning work is performed by the scholars themselves. For real! It is easy then to develop a sense of responsibility that, as you would expect, expands outside the school moves to the neighborhood where also adults contribute to maintain it clean. You see this guy? It's my morning hero! Then, the same behavior expands naturally to your city, to your country, and just becomes part of you. So, if you have watched the video images so far, you have noticed that no litter is around. Whether we are walking on a big street, a secondary one, or even a work-in-progress site. By the way, how cool is this traffic delimiter? So, let me try to raise the bar and go somewhere you can usually find a lot of garbage ... ... a drainage canal [Let's see.] Nothing. No luck even this time. Okay then, let's continue our research. [Another "no littering" sign.] [Another immaculate drainage canal.] [I kept walking until finally ...] Finally, I got something to show you. Here we are. The only piece of trash in something like half an hour of walk. Really, the only one. Wow! That was a tough one! One piece of trash in about three kilometers radius. Even if I live here now, still, this aspect of Japan doesn't stop to amaze me. But what about you? Is your country as clean as Japan? Let me know in the comments And, uh, hey, don't forget to subscribe for more videos See you next time!