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Incheon Unveils Smart System to Tackle Pet Waste

Incheon Unveils Smart System to Tackle Pet Waste

INCHEON, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Incheon is taking a significant step towards fostering a mature pet culture by completing the installation of a Smart Pet Waste Management System in 11 parks, including Mujugol Park, with a total of 13 devices comprising waste bag dispensers and collection bins. The innovative system, accessible through [...]

Seoul’s Zero Restaurant Project: A Leap Towards Sustainable Food Delivery

Seoul’s Zero Restaurant Project: A Leap Towards Sustainable Food Delivery

SEOUL, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – In a significant move towards sustainable practices, Seoul’s food delivery and takeaway services are seeing a transformative shift with the introduction of reusable containers. This initiative, part of the city’s ‘Zero Restaurant’ project, aims to reduce the burgeoning use of single-use plastics. Since December 2022, participating restaurants, like the one [...]

SK Group to Showcase Net-zero Tech at Upcoming CES 2024

SK Group to Showcase Net-zero Tech at Upcoming CES 2024

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s SK Group said Thursday it will present its corporate vision of a low-carbon technology-led future at the upcoming CES 2024 next month. SK’s seven affiliates, including SK Inc., SK hynix Inc., SK Innovation and SK Telecom Co., participating in the four-day annual U.S. tech show will jointly [...]

Kumho Tire Partners with Europe’s Synthos for Joint Research of Sustainable Tire Material

Kumho Tire Partners with Europe’s Synthos for Joint Research of Sustainable Tire Material

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Kumho Tire Co., South Korea’s second-largest tire maker, said Friday it has partnered with European synthetic rubber manufacturer Synthos S.A. for joint research and development of sustainable tire material. Under their memorandum of understanding signed Thursday, Kumho Tire and Synthos plan to conduct joint research and development utilizing bio-butadiene [...]

RDA Develops New ‘Mushroom Leather’ Technology

RDA Develops New ‘Mushroom Leather’ Technology

JEONJU, Nov. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Mushrooms, usually associated with dining, are now being transformed into a type of leather used to make clothing and accessories.  On Thursday, the Rural Development Administration (RDA) announced the development of technology for creating leather using mushrooms and revealed plans to commercialize this innovative process. Mycelium, the root structure of [...]

New Service Helps Car Owners Check Emissions, Subsidies, and Eco-Friendly Benefits

New Service Helps Car Owners Check Emissions, Subsidies, and Eco-Friendly Benefits

SEOUL, Nov. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – A new service is being launched that helps car owners check their vehicle’s emissions, see potential subsidies for buying an eco-friendly car, find out about maintenance costs, and understand the environmental benefits of eco-friendly vehicles. The Ministry of Environment and the Korea Environment Agency have announced the My Car Easy [...]

Innovative Technology Uses Coal Ash for Resilient Offshore Structures, Aiding Climate Change Response

Innovative Technology Uses Coal Ash for Resilient Offshore Structures, Aiding Climate Change Response

BUSAN, Nov. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – New technology that uses coal ash from power plants to construct structures in the ocean is set to be actively promoted in South Korea. Currently, some of the waste materials from burning coal to produce electricity are stored or buried because they are hard to recycle.  One of these structures, [...]

Hyundai Motor Partners with IUCN for Forest Project in Vietnam

Hyundai Motor Partners with IUCN for Forest Project in Vietnam

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Wednesday it has partnered with the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) for a forest restoration project in Vietnam. The company’s Vietnamese joint venture HTV and the IUCN, along with Seoul-based development non-governmental organization Good Neighbors International, signed a memorandum of understanding Tuesday for [...]

City of Pohang Leads the Way with Innovative Artificial Solar Ecosystem

City of Pohang Leads the Way with Innovative Artificial Solar Ecosystem

POHANG, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Pohang, located in North Gyeongsang Province, has introduced an innovative artificial solar ecosystem. This cutting-edge technology harnesses artificial sunlight generated through nuclear fusion reactions involving hydrogen. In this process, light hydrogen atoms merge within a plasma state, where the nuclei and electrons separate, resulting in energy production [...]

SK Innovation, SKIET and Lotte Chemical Forge Alliance to Lead Carbon Capture Market

SK Innovation, SKIET and Lotte Chemical Forge Alliance to Lead Carbon Capture Market

SEOUL, Oct. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Innovation, SK IE Technology (SKIET), and Lotte Chemical have joined forces to make significant strides in the carbon capture market. On Monday, these three companies announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to foster technological and business collaboration, thereby fortifying their competitiveness in the field of carbon [...]