It has become an important study field how to treat large amounts of industrial wastes in appropriate ways, e.g. for air and. water pollution control. The wastes exhausted from factories and enterprises are in high complexity and large amount than those of household garbage. Relative high technologies and wise knowledge of how to treat these wastes are needed. Based on the management of industrial waste in Kita-Kyushu, Japan, this paper gives in introduction to the policy and waste treatment status in Japan.