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Yakushima: neon lightbulb recycling

The National Panasonic logo has a particular significance in the landscape of urban Japan – where many neighbourhoods host one of it’s petit electronics stores. I’m guessing that they’ve been hit hard by widespread available of (price/competitor) information – you can’t survive on selling light bulbs and offering neighbourhood repair services, or can you?

The store supports the recycling of spent fluorescent light tubes, and a similar recycling option elsewhere on Yakushima.

For every neighbourhood – the brands that take a generation to fade.

Yakushima: National Panasonic

Yakushima: neon lightbulb recycling