Recycling plastic to upcycle for the community

Busan New Port panorama

Source: Busan Port Authority

Busan Port’s innovative plastic recycling campaign is both cleaning up and creating value for the local community.

Maritime plastic debris is a serious and international problem, resulting in a danger to both marine wildlife and human health worldwide. For Korea, plastic accounts for 86.1% of the country’s maritime waste with some 84,106 tonnes being discarded per year.

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