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Korea Recycles Domestic Sewage for Industrial Use

Korea Recycles Domestic Sewage for Industrial Use

PAJU, South Korea, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Paju, a city located northwest of Seoul, approved Wednesday a private-funded BTO (build-transfer-operate) business plan to recycle treated waste water that will then be used by industrial complexes in the city.  The new venture will make use of treated waste water from Paju through the establishment of [...]

K-Water Recycles Floating Debris Near Dams to Make Fertilizer

K-Water Recycles Floating Debris Near Dams to Make Fertilizer

ANDONG, South Korea, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – K-Water’s (Korea Water Resources Corporation) Andong regional office recently found a solution to the long-lived problem of cleaning up thousands of tons of floating debris near dams in the area, deciding to recycle the floating matter instead of wasting it.  According to officials, hundreds of millions of [...]

Student Succeeds in Bioethanol Production Using Dead Seaweed

Student Succeeds in Bioethanol Production Using Dead Seaweed

BUSAN, Nov. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Pukyong National University announced Wednesday that graduate student Seonwoo In-young (26), recently succeeded in producing bioethanol using dead seaweed that washed ashore after a tropical storm. Seaweed plays an essential role as a food source, habitat, and spawning ground for marine organisms, but only when its alive underwater. Dead [...]

Korea to Update Baseball Stadium Beverage Regulations

Korea to Update Baseball Stadium Beverage Regulations

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Starting in 2017, all sales of beverages in disposable cups will be banned from baseball stadiums in Korea.  The Ministry of Environment and the Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) will sign an agreement called ‘Recycling of Resources to Establish Clean Baseball Stadiums’, and will be promoting the effort in order [...]

Jeju Civic Group Turns Waste into Souvenirs to Raise Funds for Library

Jeju Civic Group Turns Waste into Souvenirs to Raise Funds for Library

JEJU, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Discarded entrance tickets, flight tickets and specialty snack packages are selling as souvenirs, recalling memories of trips to Jeju. A cultural group in Jeju is holding an experimental event, selling garbage discarded by visitors as souvenirs to raise funds to help establish a local library. Place What?, a Jeju-based [...]

2014 Environmental Policy Fund of 182.5 billion won reaches all-time high

2014 Environmental Policy Fund of 182.5 billion won reaches all-time high

SEOUL, Korea, 17, Jan. (Korea Bizwire) – Korea Institute of Environmental Technology & Industry (KEITI) under the Ministry of Environment (MOE) announced on the 16th that it will provide the environmental policy fund of 182.5 billion KRW to help business stabilization of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the field of environment. The fund hits [...]