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SK Chemicals, KNK to Co-develop Toothbrush Using Chemically Recycled Material

SK Chemicals, KNK to Co-develop Toothbrush Using Chemically Recycled Material

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean chemical company SK Chemicals Co. said Tuesday that it had teamed up with local toothbrush maker KNK to jointly develop the nation’s first toothbrush made from chemically recycled plastic material. Chemically recycled plastic refers to the material that is made by breaking down and returning waste plastic [...]

One-Off Facial Masks Reborn as Recycled Hangers

One-Off Facial Masks Reborn as Recycled Hangers

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Kolon Group, a mid-sized business conglomerate focused on the chemical and textile businesses, said Wednesday it had succeeded in recycling one-off masks that are wasted after a single use through an in-house campaign. The group installed one-off mask collection boxes at seven major workplaces across the country and provided [...]

SK Geocentric Launches Plastic Recycling Program at Expressway Rest Areas

SK Geocentric Launches Plastic Recycling Program at Expressway Rest Areas

SEOUL, June 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Geocentric Co., a chemical unit under South Korea’s SK Group, announced that it had signed an agreement with the Ministry of Environment, expressway operator Korea Expressway Corp. and bottled water brand Jeju Samdasoo to launch a campaign promoting the separate disposal of plastic bottles at expressway rest areas. [...]

Efforts Underway to Recycle Solar Panels Used for Certification Tests

Efforts Underway to Recycle Solar Panels Used for Certification Tests

BUSAN, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A new attempt will be made to recycle the solar panels used for the nation’s industrial standards certification — known as KS certification — for the establishment of solar polar generators at welfare facilities. The Busan metropolitan government said Wednesday it had signed a business agreement with the Korea [...]

Hyundai Oilbank, Samsung C&T Announce Plastic Waste Recycling Venture

Hyundai Oilbank, Samsung C&T Announce Plastic Waste Recycling Venture

SEOUL, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Oilbank Co., a major South Korean refiner, has joined forces with construction company Samsung C&T Corp. to launch a plastic waste recycling business. The two parties announced on Tuesday that they had signed a memorandum of understanding to promote cooperation in the area of the production of eco-friendly chemical [...]