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Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

Empty Oyster Shells Help Reduce Sulfur Emissions from Power Plants

TAEAN, May 25 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungnam’s Taean County will soon recycle empty oyster shells to desulfurize poisonous sulfur from power plants. Taean County is a big producer of oyster, producing 30,000 tons of shells each year. According to county officials, oyster shells have strong alkali properties, containing over 98 percent calcium carbonate, and are [...]

Coffee Grounds Transformed into Furniture at Starbucks

Coffee Grounds Transformed into Furniture at Starbucks

SEOUL, Nov.25 (Korea Bizwire) – Coffee houses furnished with tables and lamps made of coffee waste are receiving positive reactions from consumers. Starbucks Korea opened a store in the Gwanghwamun area that is furnished with furniture made out of used coffee grounds on November 8. The company announced on November 24 that will increase the [...]