[The Hwankyung Ilbo] The Ministry of Environment signed an agreement with the Korea Consumer Agency, which aims at creating a consumer culture that considers future generations by reducing the use of disposable products.
The Ministry of Environment and the Korea Consumer Agency plan to cooperate in various fields such as content development for spreading eco-friendly consumption culture, surveys and research on sustainable consumption life, consumer education, and public campaigns.
The two organizations also plan to provide education to about 10,000 teenagers to spread the eco-friendly consumer culture. Consumer education will be conducted through collaboration with local consumer groups and local governments.
In addition, it will carry out on-site campaigns to reduce disposable items for consumers and businesses in five regions nationwide, including Seoul, Busan, Gwangju, Daegu, and Incheon.
Environment Minister Kim Eun-kyung said, “In order to reduce the use of disposable products, it is necessary to set up an eco-friendly lifestyle. With this business agreement, the Ministry of Environment and the Korea Consumer Agency will do our best to spread the eco-friendly lifestyle through the public campaigns.”
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