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AI Robots Sort Cans and Plastic Bottles Automatically in Seoul

AI Robots Sort Cans and Plastic Bottles Automatically in Seoul

SEOUL, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s southeastern Songpa district said Thursday it will collect and sort cans and plastic bottles automatically using artificial intelligence (AI)-based resource circulation and collection robots. The district office will install a couple of such robots within its district. The AI-based robots will automatically sort, compress and store cans and [...]

Plastic Bottles Used to Make Bags and Shoes at Lotte Chemical’s Environmental Project

Plastic Bottles Used to Make Bags and Shoes at Lotte Chemical’s Environmental Project

SEOUL, Dec. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Lotte Chemical Corp., a major South Korean petrochemical company, said Thursday that eco-friendly products made with plastic bottles such as bags and running shoes have been introduced at Project LOOP, a campaign for a virtuous circle of plastic waste. Project LOOP aims to minimize environmental damage and fulfill the [...]

Plastic Bottles Recycled into Shoes and Clothes

Plastic Bottles Recycled into Shoes and Clothes

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean petrochemical firm will launch a project to improve awareness of resource circulation and establish a new domestic plastic recycling economy. Lotte Chemical Corp. held a signing ceremony for “Project Loop” with seven companies in Seoul Monday to establish a plastic recycling economy by improving the culture [...]

New Technology Recycles Plastic Bottles into Medicine

New Technology Recycles Plastic Bottles into Medicine

SEOUL, Dec. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A newly developed technology uses material from recycled plastic bottles as components of pharmaceutical products. A joint research team from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Korea University, and Ewha Women’s University announced on Tuesday that they had developed a new technology that chemically disassembles plastic bottles [...]

Bumpy Road Ahead for Government’s New Glass and Plastic Bottle Policy

Bumpy Road Ahead for Government’s New Glass and Plastic Bottle Policy

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Concerns have been raised that the government’s restrictions on the use of colored bottles and plastic bottles could lead to price hikes for liquor and cosmetics products and hinder exports as well. The Ministry of Environment classified the revision of the Resource Recycling Act, which will take effect on [...]

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 [...]