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BTS Wear Eco-friendly Clothes at U.N. Headquarters

BTS Wear Eco-friendly Clothes at U.N. Headquarters

SEOUL, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The members of K-pop supergroup BTS wore garments from a Korean eco-friendly fashion brand during their recent video performance at the UN headquarters. The septet wore suits by RE;CODE, an eco-friendly fashion brand run by South Korean company Kolon Industries FnC when they gave a speech at the opening of the Sustainable [...]

DL Chemical Develops Industrial Packaging Bags Made of Recycled Raw Materials

DL Chemical Develops Industrial Packaging Bags Made of Recycled Raw Materials

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean petrochemical company DL Chemical Co. announced on Wednesday that it is carrying out field tests for industrial packaging bags containing more than 35 percent of recycled raw materials. The company said that by making use of next-generation metallocene polyethylene developed last year in the production of industrial [...]

Lotte Chemical Develops Eco-friendly Packaging Material from Recycled Plastic

Lotte Chemical Develops Eco-friendly Packaging Material from Recycled Plastic

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Co., a petrochemical unit of Lotte Group, said Monday that it had developed an eco-friendly packaging material by recycling waste plastic, and had started making use of it for the packaging of its products. The company developed post-consumer recycled polyethylene (PCR-PE) by collecting waste packaging materials made [...]

Samsung to Switch All Company Cars to Eco-friendly Vehicles by 2030

Samsung to Switch All Company Cars to Eco-friendly Vehicles by 2030

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it plans to switch all of its company cars to environment friendly vehicles by 2030, joining South Korea’s efforts to reduce emissions of greenhouse gases largely responsible for global warming. The South Korean tech giant vowed to replace around 800 corporate fleet cars, including [...]

Seoul City to Add Eco-friendly Nursery Schools This Year

Seoul City to Add Eco-friendly Nursery Schools This Year

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metropolitan Government announced on Monday that it will add 10 more eco-friendly nursery schools this year. Eco-friendly nursery schools refers to daycare centers that prioritize outdoor activities over indoor activities, while placing more focus on nature experience and play activities. Children can cultivate their own vegetable gardens and [...]

Eco-friendly Practices More Common as Age, Income and Educational Levels Increase

Eco-friendly Practices More Common as Age, Income and Educational Levels Increase

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The higher the age, income and educational level, the higher the probability that an individual would engage in eco-friendly activities, including energy-saving behaviors, a study showed Wednesday. According to a thesis released by the state-run Korea Environment Institute, older people tend to have stronger interest in the environment and [...]

Fashion Industry Leads Eco-friendly Practices with Fabric Made from Plastic Bottles

Fashion Industry Leads Eco-friendly Practices with Fabric Made from Plastic Bottles

SEOUL, April 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The fashion industry is releasing a series of recycled, eco-friendly handbags and apparel. Products made with recycled plastic bottles, in particular, are gaining attention. Beanpole Accessory, the fashion arm of Samsung C&T Corp., recently released the Walnut Knit Bucket Bag made of recycled plastic bottles. Black Yak has begun [...]