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Solid Waste Management (SWM) in Korea Learning 2: Waste Segregation and Collection

"Deep-dive into the waste segregation and collection practices being used in South Korea"

The Korean government promotes the separation of wastes into food waste, unrecyclable waste, and recyclable waste, and this module provides information on how this is done. The use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in measuring and tracking waste disposal is discus... view more

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Waste Segregation and Collection​ (English) - Learn about how the three types of municipal wastes - food waste, unrecyclable waste, and recyclable waste - are segregated and collected.  Also, learn about the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in measuring and tracking waste disposal and about the key approaches like the Volume-Based Waste Fee (VBWF) and Expanded Producer Responsibility (EPR)

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Waste Segregation and Collection​ (French) - Learn about how the three types of municipal wastes - food waste, unrecyclable waste, and recyclable waste - are segregated and collected.  Also, learn about the use of radio-frequency identification (RFID) technology in measuring and tracking waste disposal and about the key approaches like the Volume-Based Waste Fee (VBWF) and Expanded Producer Responsibility (EPR).