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SK Global Chemical to Acquire Arkema’s Functional Polyolefins Business for 335 mln Euros

SK Global Chemical to Acquire Arkema’s Functional Polyolefins Business for 335 mln Euros

SEOUL, Oct. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Global Chemical Co., a chemical affiliate of South Korea’s energy giant SK Innovation Co., said Tuesday it will acquire French chemical firm Arkema S.A.’s functional polyolefins business for 335 million euros (US$369 million) in the latest move to boost its packaging business. SK Global Chemical said the acquisition [...]

Samsung Electronics to Replace All Plastic Packaging with Eco-friendly Materials

Samsung Electronics to Replace All Plastic Packaging with Eco-friendly Materials

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is launching a major ‘green’ initiative by pledging to replace all plastic packaging with eco-friendly materials. The consumer electronics giant announced on Sunday that it will now use paper and eco-friendly materials for product packaging, as part of a campaign to address environmental problems surrounding resource [...]

E-Mart Announces Adoption of Eco-friendly Packaging

E-Mart Announces Adoption of Eco-friendly Packaging

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc. revealed yesterday that it will be adopting eco-friendly packaging that would allow plastic containers belonging to its own brand products to be recycled with ease. Colored plastic bottles and caps will be replaced with colorless plastic. In addition, product labels will be made easier to remove. E-Mart [...]

Tobacco Industry Alarmed by New Graphic Warnings

Tobacco Industry Alarmed by New Graphic Warnings

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Health has added graphic photos to packaging for electronic cigarettes, taking the tobacco industry by surprise. Electronic cigarettes created quite a stir in the industry after their release last year in Korea. But after the government’s strong drive against them, producers have yet to come up [...]

By 2025, all of McDonald’s Packaging to Come from Renewable, Recycled or Certified Sources; Goal to Have Recycling Available in All Restaurants

By 2025, all of McDonald’s Packaging to Come from Renewable, Recycled or Certified Sources; Goal to Have Recycling Available in All Restaurants

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) announces goals to improve its packaging and help significantly reduce waste to positively impact the communities the company serves around the world.   By 2025, 100 percent of McDonald’s guest packaging will come from renewable, recycled, or certified sources with a preference for Forest Stewardship [...]

Samsung to Introduce Eco-friendly Plastic Package for TV Accessories

Samsung to Introduce Eco-friendly Plastic Package for TV Accessories

SEOUL, Korea, Feb 25, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – In a bid to follow eco-friendly manufacturing practices, Samsung Electronics began using bio-plastics to package TV accessories such as remote controllers and handbooks. By using agricultural feedstocks such as sugar cane as one of the base materials, the electronics giant developed the bio-plastic film for the past seven [...]