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Shinsegae Makes Travel Tags with Old Prepaid Cards as Part of Upcycling Campaign

Shinsegae Makes Travel Tags with Old Prepaid Cards as Part of Upcycling Campaign

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Shinsegae DF Inc., the duty-free arm of South Korean retail giant Shinsegae, plans to hold a campaign to raise public awareness about environmental pollution caused by plastic waste and the importance of upcycling. Upcycling refers to the act of creating new products using recycled materials, refined with new design [...]

Social Enterprise Upcycles Leather from Car Seats into Quality Bags

Social Enterprise Upcycles Leather from Car Seats into Quality Bags

SEOUL, May 3 (Korea Bizwire) — When studying in Britain in 2010, Choi Ian was shocked one morning to find his old yet beloved Rover Mini parked on the street and crushed so heavily in both the front and rear that repairs made no sense. The insurance firm offered money in exchange for scrapping the [...]