Current Status for Resources Recycling in Korea

Jaehyun, O H (2006) Current Status for Resources Recycling in Korea. In: Proceedings of the International Seminar on Mineral Processing Technology and Indo-Korean Workshop on Resource Recycling (MPT-2006), March 8-10, 2006, NML, Chennai.



In order to prospect current recycling status in Korea, legislative system and policies relating to recycling, wastes generation and recycling rate were reviewed. Approximately 303,000 ton/day of wastes was generated in 2003; 50,700 ton/day of household waste and 252,300 ton/ day of industrial waste. During the last ten years, waste management laws such as waste disposal law, recycling law and environment friendly industry law were prepared. In this article, concerning over waste generation and recycl-ing, recycling law, Extended Producer Responsibility System and the problems and technological developments associated with recycling were summarized.

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Uncontrolled Keywords:Waste Generation and Recycling, Recycling Law, Deposit-Refund System, Waste Treatment Charge System, Extended Producer Responsibility System, Industrial Waste Recycling
Divisions:Mineral Processing
ID Code:6193
Deposited By:Sahu A K
Deposited On:26 Nov 2012 12:02
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