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SK Global Chemical Joins Hands with Local Firm to Reduce Logistics Waste

SK Global Chemical Joins Hands with Local Firm to Reduce Logistics Waste

SEOUL, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Global Chemical Co., a chemical affiliate of South Korea’s energy giant SK Innovation Co., has teamed up with a logistics company to accelerate its environmental, social and governance (ESG) management by establishing a virtuous cycle system for the reduction of logistics waste. The company announced on Monday that [...]

Hanwha Solutions Boosts Output of Eco-friendly Plasticizer

Hanwha Solutions Boosts Output of Eco-friendly Plasticizer

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean energy solution firm Hanwha Solutions Corp. has expanded the production of eco-friendly plasticizer that is free of environmental hormones in response to growing market demand. The company said Monday that its Chemical division had increased the output of the eco-friendly plasticizer Eco-DEHCH by 50,000 tons and launched [...]

Naming Ceremony Held for S. Korea’s First LNG-powered Twin Ore Carriers

Naming Ceremony Held for S. Korea’s First LNG-powered Twin Ore Carriers

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has developed the nation’s first-of-its-kind eco-friendly oceangoing vessel that can reduce the generation of fine dust, one of the main culprits of environmental pollution, by up to 99 percent. The Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries held a naming ceremony for the nation’s first liquefied national gas (LNG)-powered [...]

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, [...]