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South Korea's Solution for Food Waste

South Korea's Solution for Food Waste

Oct 24, 2019-- Since 1995, South Korea has managed to increase its food waste recycling levels from 2 percent to a remarkable 95 percent. Their secret? Requiring citizens to discard their food waste in biodegradable plastic bags priced by volume. As a result, citizens are becoming much more aware of the amount of food they discard and many are turning to urban farming as a means of putting their food scraps to good use. "Seoul is in the process of making sure all food waste eventually becomes a resource, such as fertilizer for growing food." Read on to learn more about how South Korea is paving the way toward smart eating and better disposal habits. (5575 reads)

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