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Italian Entrepreneur Launches KAMPOS, a 100% Sustainable, Eco-friendly Luxury Apparel Brand

Italian Entrepreneur Launches KAMPOS, a 100% Sustainable, Eco-friendly Luxury Apparel Brand

MILAN, ITALY, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – KAMPOS, an  startup company, today announced the launch of a socially-responsible, environmentally friendly line of products and accessories to celebrate the history and beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. Founded by entrepreneur Alessandro Vergano, KAMPOS’ corporate vision is to “offer luxury products with a conscience, now and for generations to [...]

Researchers Develops Eco-friendly Plastic Production Technology

Researchers Develops Eco-friendly Plastic Production Technology

DAEJEON, Feb. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology announced Tuesday that it has developed a new technology to produce eco-friendly polyethylene furanoate (PEF) plastic. PEF has been spotlighted as a new bio-alternative to replace PET plastic, and is made of glucose, a sugar substance originating from plants. The PET alternative [...]

Plastic Makers Welcome G20 Osaka Blue Ocean Vision to End Ocean Plastics

Plastic Makers Welcome G20 Osaka Blue Ocean Vision to End Ocean Plastics

WASHINGTON, Jun. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The G20 countries adopted a Leaders’ Declaration today in Osaka. The American Chemistry Council issued the following response, which may be attributed to Steve Russell, vice president of ACC’s Plastics Division:  “America’s plastic makers welcome the G20’s Osaka Blue Ocean Vision to end plastic leakage into the ocean, and [...]

Eco-friendly Garbage Bags Mandatory Next Year in Seoul

Eco-friendly Garbage Bags Mandatory Next Year in Seoul

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government reported on Wednesday that it will push to completely replace public and home standard plastic garbage bag in 25 districts with eco-friendly garbage bags by the year 2020. First of all, the city will switch from public standard plastic garbage bags to eco-friendly ones used [...]

No More Waste, Plastic and Utility Poles on Ulleung Island

No More Waste, Plastic and Utility Poles on Ulleung Island

SEOUL, Apr. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — North Gyeongsang Province announced its plans to turn Ulleung Island into an ‘isle without waste, plastic, and utility poles.’ The long-term plan is to raise the quality of the island’s nature to be listed as a UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site. North Gyeongsang Province’s Pan-East Sea Regional Office said [...]

Sales of Eco-friendly Products Increase After Recycling Crisis

Sales of Eco-friendly Products Increase After Recycling Crisis

SEOUL, Jun. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Sales of eco-friendly products spiked after national confusion over recycling last month, data from a leading online mall showed Friday. According to Gmarket, sales of some of the eco-friendly items nearly doubled in the April 5-May 4 period. Purchases of lidded silicone containers, for instance, increased 115 percent during [...]