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Researchers Develop Biodegradable Mulch Film to Reduce Agricultural Waste

Researchers Develop Biodegradable Mulch Film to Reduce Agricultural Waste

CHUNCHEON, March 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Gangwon Provincial Agricultural Research and Extension Services (GWARES) said Wednesday that it will launch a trial project to distribute biodegradable mulch film to corn and sorghum farms in three areas within the province as part of efforts to reduce soil pollution caused by agricultural waste. Mulch film refers [...]

Gov’t to Distribute Biodegradable Fishing Nets to Protect Marine Wildlife

Gov’t to Distribute Biodegradable Fishing Nets to Protect Marine Wildlife

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries said Wednesday that it will start distributing high-performance biodegradable fishing nets that can be used to catch blue crab and yellow corvina from next month as part of an initiative to protect marine wildlife. The biodegradable fishing nets naturally decompose into water and [...]

Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

Kolon Industries FnC Develops Biodegradable Mannequins

SEOUL, Nov. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean fashion company Kolon Industries FnC announced Tuesday its outdoor sportswear brand Kolon Sports has developed an eco-friendly, biodegradable mannequin. The mannequin, unlike other models made of fiber-reinforced plastic, is made of sawdust and eco-friendly adhesive. No harmful substances are emitted during the course of manufacturing since no [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

S. Korean Researchers Develop World’s First Biodegradable Stent

DAEJEON, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new biodegradable stent that naturally dissolves within the human body. It is composed of a unique material which became the world’s first to pass a pre-clinical trial. The Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials in Daejeon announced on Tuesday that its [...]

S. Korea Develops Biodegradable Plastic Bag with Improved Tensile Strength

S. Korea Develops Biodegradable Plastic Bag with Improved Tensile Strength

DAEJEON, Apr. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed technology that resolves the problem of biodegradable plastic bags being susceptible to rips and tears. The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) announced on Thursday that a research team led by Dr. Oh Dong-yeop, Dr. Hwang Seong-yeon, and Dr. Park Jae-young [...]