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7     The dramatic increase in growth of the recycling industries in.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 2801
Contents Ever since the IMF crisis in Korea, there seems to be an increasing trend of the recycling industries as revealed in the statistics by the Korea Resources Recovery & Reutilization Corporation for the registered and approved waste recycling businesses in the year 2001. According to the statistics, the recycling market for the industry was..
6     96% of the public said that environmental damages caused by haz.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 2867
Contents On 22 November 2002, Taylor Nelson Sofres (TNS), conducted a nationwide phone survey on 1,000 adults on the public awareness of hazardous chemical substance management, at the request of the Ministry of Environment and the Government Information Agency. This was the first time such survey was conducted on this issue. The survey showed that 9..
5     "The Extended Producer Responsibility System" to be officiall.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3034
Contents People in Korea do not need to be concerned about how to throw away their broken, outdated, or old electronic products anymore. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2003, the Extended Producers Recycling System(EPRS) will be officially launched nationwide, in which product manufacturers will take full responsibility for the recycling and disposal of their p..
4     Toxics Release Inventory(TRI) expanded to include non-point .. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 3049
Contents Beginning in 2003, non-point source pollutants, such as pesticides, automobiles, and household insecticides, will be subject to the examination by the Toxics Release Inventory(TRI). Non-point pollutants, pesticides and household insecticides, and other non-point source pollutants are regularly exposed to the public without any preventive ..
3     Installation rate of the water-saving systems in the public fa.. 2002-12-30
Category Korea Hits 2905
Contents A study conducted on the installation rate of water saving equipment in public facilities which use a mass amount of water, revealed that about 89% of the public baths and 83% of the lodging houses have the water-saving equipments installed in their facilities. Regionally, Chungcheongbuk-do topped the list with the 99% the installation rate,..

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