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Food Companies Discouraged by Upcoming Deposit Policy for Plastic Cups

Food Companies Discouraged by Upcoming Deposit Policy for Plastic Cups

SEOUL, April 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Food and beverage manufacturers are complaining that the government’s upcoming policy requiring companies to pay a deposit for using a designated number of disposable plastic cups, aimed at raising the waste recycling rate, imposes the cost on the companies only. The new policy will require companies to request the number [...]

Use of Disposable Cups, Items Prohibited in Cafes, Restaurants

Use of Disposable Cups, Items Prohibited in Cafes, Restaurants

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The use of disposable items, such as single-use plastic cups and cutlery, is prohibited inside cafes and restaurants under a new environmental regulation that went into force Friday. It marks a reinstatement of the environmental ministry’s anti-disposable law that first went into effect in 2018. Its enforcement was temporarily [...]