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Cosmetics Industry Takes ‘Plastic Initiative’ to Promote Circular Economy

Cosmetics Industry Takes ‘Plastic Initiative’ to Promote Circular Economy

SEOUL, Jan. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s cosmetics industry is stepping up efforts to promote the circular economy, including the reduction of plastic packaging and the recycling of resources. The Korea Cosmetic Association, L’Oreal Korea, AmorePacific Corp., Aekyung Industrial Co. and LG Household & Health Care Ltd. jointly declared the ‘2030 cosmetics plastic initiative’ [...]

S. Korea to Develop Technology for Recycling Used Batteries

S. Korea to Develop Technology for Recycling Used Batteries

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The government plans to develop appliances that can recycle used batteries. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced Monday that it will invest 13 billion won (US$11.7 million) to develop technology for recycling used batteries by 2024. Batteries used for electric vehicles (EVs) and other appliances will become [...]

GS The Fresh to Give Out Upcycled Bags to Support Firefighters

GS The Fresh to Give Out Upcycled Bags to Support Firefighters

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — GS The Fresh, a hypermarket franchise, and 119Reo, a social startup, announced Thursday that they will hold a collaboration event to give out bags made from old firefighter uniforms. 119Reo is a social startup dedicated to recycling firefighter uniforms to produce bags, backpacks and accessories, and donate a certain [...]

SK Telecom Succeeds in Recycling Radomes, Plastic Communication Antenna Enclosures

SK Telecom Succeeds in Recycling Radomes, Plastic Communication Antenna Enclosures

SEOUL, Oct. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. announced on Monday that it succeeded in recycling radomes, plastic communications antenna enclosures, for the first time in the industry. This milestone was achieved in collaboration with High Gain Antenna Co., a domestic antenna-producing firm. The recycled radome acquired GR (Good Recycled Product) certification from the [...]

Hyundai Supports Organization That Promotes Plastic Toy Recycling

Hyundai Supports Organization That Promotes Plastic Toy Recycling

SEOUL, July 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group is set to support an organization that promotes plastic toy recycling as part of efforts to contribute to a reduction in plastic waste. The carmaker announced on Tuesday that it will support a social cooperative organization named “Green Move Workshop” which is engaged in the donation [...]