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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 [...]

LG Launches Eco-friendly Clothing Line in Collaboration with Online Retailer

LG Launches Eco-friendly Clothing Line in Collaboration with Online Retailer

SEOUL, Nov. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday unveiled an eco-friendly clothing line in collaboration with a British online shopping mall as the South Korean tech giant pushes marketing for its clothing care appliances. LG said it has joined hands with online premium fashion retailer Net-A-Porter to launch a limited-edition clothing line [...]

Majority of Consumers Unaware of Eco-friendly Car Parts

Majority of Consumers Unaware of Eco-friendly Car Parts

SEOUL, Oct. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that automobile repair shops typically use less eco-friendly parts, but many consumers aren’t aware of this practice. Eco-friendly parts for automobiles refer to those that went through resource circulation or recycling processes as provided in the Motor Vehicle Management Act or those that have been remanufactured, used, [...]

Jeju to Ban Registration of Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles in 2030

Jeju to Ban Registration of Internal Combustion Engine Vehicles in 2030

JEJU, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Jeju Province is preparing for a new era of eco-friendly vehicles by announcing plans to ban the registration of all internal combustion engine vehicles in the southern resort island by 2030. Jeju, along with the Jeju Provincial Council, announced Monday a New Deal Plan for Jeju that includes directives [...]

Retailers, Shopping Malls Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

Retailers, Shopping Malls Introduce Eco-friendly Delivery Services

SEOUL, Oct. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — With demand for delivery services on the rise following the onset of the coronavirus pandemic, a growing number of South Koreans are voicing concerns over the increasing amount of disposable packaging being generated and discarded. In response, several home shopping retailers and online shopping malls are launching eco-friendly delivery [...]

E-mart Riding High on Brisk Demand for Eco-friendly Clothes

E-mart Riding High on Brisk Demand for Eco-friendly Clothes

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid growing interest in environmental protection, eco-friendly clothes made of recyclable materials are enjoying rising popularity. E-mart Inc., South Korea’s largest hypermarket chain, announced on Wednesday that its in-house clothing brand DAIZ saw first-half sales of recycled clothes rise by 260 percent year on year. “The robust sales growth [...]

HMM Joins Hands with Samsung Heavy to Conduct Joint Research into Eco-friendly Smart Vessels

HMM Joins Hands with Samsung Heavy to Conduct Joint Research into Eco-friendly Smart Vessels

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — HMM Co., South Korea’s biggest shipping company by sales, has teamed up with Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipyard, to conduct research on eco-friendly smart vessels. The company announced on Tuesday that it had signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Samsung Heavy to carry out research on [...]