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Once a Job Creator, Dead Leaves Now a Nuisance

Once a Job Creator, Dead Leaves Now a Nuisance

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – Until last year, Seoul’s Yeongdeungpo District collected the fallen leaves on the ground and converted them into compost.  As part of a project launched in 2015, the district office considered the idea to be a three-pronged approach: it would reduce the amount of dead vegetation requiring disposal, reduce the [...]

K-Water Recycles Floating Debris Near Dams to Make Fertilizer

K-Water Recycles Floating Debris Near Dams to Make Fertilizer

ANDONG, South Korea, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – K-Water’s (Korea Water Resources Corporation) Andong regional office recently found a solution to the long-lived problem of cleaning up thousands of tons of floating debris near dams in the area, deciding to recycle the floating matter instead of wasting it.  According to officials, hundreds of millions of [...]

Starbucks Compost Program a Win-Win

Starbucks Compost Program a Win-Win

SEOUL, June 30 (Korea Bizwire) – Starbucks Korea’s latest eco-friendly effort, using coffee grounds as compost to grow crops and purchasing the harvested products, was chosen as June’s ‘Excellent Example of Coexistent Cooperation in Agricultural Products’ by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (MAFRA). According to the ministry, Starbucks Korea is currently supplying [...]