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Compact, Eco-friendly Cars Increasingly Popular as Oil Prices Remain High

Compact, Eco-friendly Cars Increasingly Popular as Oil Prices Remain High

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — In the midst of a slight increase in the nation’s cumulative car registrations in the third quarter of this year, the number of new registrations of compact cars and eco-friendly cars took an upturn, data showed Sunday. The nation’s cumulative car registrations stood at 25,356,000 in the third quarter [...]

Gov’t to Replace Airport Ground Vehicles with Eco-friendly Ones

Gov’t to Replace Airport Ground Vehicles with Eco-friendly Ones

SEOUL, March 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The government has announced plans to replace airport ground vehicles with eco-friendly ones. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Sunday it posted a notice to outsource a study on the introduction of eco-friendly airport ground vehicles. At present, diesel special vehicles are used for most airport ground [...]

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 [...]