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Gov’t Relaxes Restrictions on Recycled PET Use

Gov’t Relaxes Restrictions on Recycled PET Use

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — New regulations aimed at promoting resource circulation and plastic recycling should see the approval of recycled transparent PET bottle use in food product packaging from next year at the earliest. The Ministry of Food and Drug Safety (MFDS) and the Ministry of Environment jointly announced plans to amend regulations [...]

PET Bottle Recycling Campaign Spreads, Spurring Trend of ESG Management

PET Bottle Recycling Campaign Spreads, Spurring Trend of ESG Management

SEOUL, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — The amount of single-use plastic waste is increasing at a remarkable pace as the outbreak of the coronavirus has led to exponential growth in food deliveries and online shopping. The more plastics are used, the more important it is to dispose of them separately. In particular, the separate disposal [...]

Seoul Installs Up-Cycled Artificial Tree to Celebrate Seoul ICLEI World Congress 2015

Seoul Installs Up-Cycled Artificial Tree to Celebrate Seoul ICLEI World Congress 2015

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) — A 2.5-meter-tall tree made from 5,000 PET bottles and waste wood, adorned with messages from Seoul children dreaming of a clean environment, was installed at Seoul Plaza on March 22. The sculpture was made by artist Kim Woo-jin as part of Seoul’s promotional events for the ICLEI World Congress 2015, which [...]