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Seoul Distributes Foreign-language Guidelines on Food Waste Disposal

Seoul Distributes Foreign-language Guidelines on Food Waste Disposal

SEOUL, June 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s municipal government said Saturday it has translated its guidelines on separate disposal of food waste into 10 foreign languages for distribution to foreigners living in the capital. The 10 languages are English, Chinese, Vietnamese, Japanese, Russian, Mongolian, French, Malay, Hindi and Thai. The government said the move comes [...]

Agriculture Officials Encourage Organic Food Waste Processing

Agriculture Officials Encourage Organic Food Waste Processing

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean agriculture officials are encouraging organic food waste processing using insects. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) said on Tuesday it has set out a system both in terms of technology and policy to promote food waste bioconversion by environmentally beneficial insects Ptecticus tenebrifers. Each Ptecticus tenebrifer can consume between [...]

Cheap and Easy-to-Use Stench Killer for That Awful Food Waste

Cheap and Easy-to-Use Stench Killer for That Awful Food Waste

SUWON, South Korea, Aug 22 (Korea Bizwire) –  The state-run Rural Development Administration has developed an agricultural technology of eliminating bad odor coming from food waste. A team of researchers at RDA came up with the new technology by combining pine cone leftover after pine nuts are extracted with bacillus, a type of microorganism cultured from [...]