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Rural Village Bans Use of Plastic Bags

Rural Village Bans Use of Plastic Bags

PYEONGCHANG, Sept. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A village in Gangwon Province is drawing attention by launching a “shared shopping basket” campaign aimed at protecting the environment from micro-plastic problems and reducing the use of plastic bags to create a healthy environment. The movement, which will be joined by the National Agricultural Cooperative Federation (NACF) Daehwa [...]

Eco-fashion Craze Spurred by Crackdown on Plastic Bags

Eco-fashion Craze Spurred by Crackdown on Plastic Bags

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Since the beginning of this year, disposable plastic bags have been banned at large retailers. As the crackdown began this month, “green” alternative products such as reusable shopping bags and tarpaulin bags are gaining popularity. Gmarket, an online shopping site run by eBay Korea, said on Wednesday that sales [...]