Publications & Media Coverage Information

Introduction of Publications

Bacteria wo yobuotoko (A Man Who Summons Bacteria)
Author: Masaru Hazaka
Price: ¥1,575 (including tax)
can be purchased on Amazon

Main Television Broadcasts

Broadcast DateTV StationProgram Title
November 14, 2003TV Asahi“News Station, Series on Environmental Oriented Nation”
May 14, 2002NHK Education“Kazuki Enari’s Livelihood Detective Team”

Main Newspaper Articles

Published DateNewspaperArticle Title
January 17, 2012Yomiuri ShimbunReformation of Growing Rice in Japan – Organic Rice Competing with TPP
May 19, 2011The Sankei ShimbunHighland Organically Grown Vegetables Start Shipment Yabu-shi, Hyogo
June 30, 2010Muroran MinpoToyoura-cho Distributes Fishery Compost to Households – To be used for Home Gardens
April 27, 2005Kobe ShimbunGrowing with Compost Power, Released Koshihikari Grown in Oya-cho, Yabu-shi
September 25, 2001Kumamoto Nichinichi ShimbunReihoku Compost Center Starts Trial Run, Operation Starts in November
February 5, 2001Kenmin FukuiComposting Plant Completed, Trial Runs Start at Rokuroshi
August 25, 2000Kochi ShimbunTosa-cho Compost Center Completed
November 7, 1999Tokachi Mainichi NewspaperAiming for Cycloid Type Agriculture, Composting Facility Hazaka Plant
March 1, 1999Shokuhin Sangyo ShimbunshaHazaka Plant Produces Fully Ripened Compost
January 14, 1998Saitama ShimbunWaste Paper also Becomes Compost (Saitama Prefectural Livestock Center)
January 7, 1998Nikkan Kogyo ShimbunBacteria wo yobu otoko (A Man Who Summons Bacteria) “Half a Lifetime of Masaru Hazaka” Book Published
August 27, 1997Fukushima MimpoExpands Production of Organic Compost while Treating Waste, Killing Two Birds with One Stone
April 19, 1997Chunichi ShimbunOrganically Grown Vegetables Provided from Next Year
March 15, 1997Minami-Nippon ShimbunCompost and Circulation, Only 25 Days until Fully Ripened
August 23, 1996The Sankei ShimbunChanging Waste to “Active Soil” – Recycling by Natural Ability –
July 2, 1996Japan Agricultural NewsKey Technology of 21st Century Agriculture
May 21, 1996Kahoku ShimpoFully Ripened Compost Expands Nationwide
April 10, 1996Asahi ShimbunOrganic Fertilizer with Less Odor Produced from Livestock Excreta & Garbage
December 20, 1995Nikkei RestaurantsHazaka Plant Attracting Attention with Garbage Composting
October 28, 1995Nikkan Kensetsu ShinbunshaKennan Eisei Kogyo Co. Ltd. Celebrates Completion of New Company Building
September 6, 1994Shokuniku Tsushin“Hazaka Plant” Produces Organic Waste into Fully Ripened Compost in 25 Days
August 12, 1994Kahoku ShimpoGarbage Treatment Evaluation, Supports Dissemination of “Hazaka Plants”
June 2, 1994Asahi ShimbunDevelopment of Patented Plant, Produces Compost from Waste
January 21, 1994Nikkei NewspaperChanges Organic Waste to Compost, Hazaka Plants Introduced Nationwide
November 23, 1993Kahoku ShimpoRecycling Waste into Compost, New Plant Obtains High Evaluations
June 12, 1993Nikkei NewspaperCompost Plant of Organic Waste, Highly Effective for Shell Treatment
January 27, 1993Agricultural Insurance NewspaperMr. Kenzo Ono, Tsunoda-shi, Practices Recycling Oriented Agriculture
September 28, 1991Industrial Waste TimesPrefectural Sewage Sludge being Treated
September 20, 1991Nihon Kogyo Gijutsu ShimbunFermentation Composting System “Hazaka Plant” Attracting Attention
March 19, 1991Nikkei NewspaperChanging Sludge to Compost through Fermentation