Citizens at the Center. Seoul’s Journey to Zero Waste

Asia Pacific - Zero waste cities -

Two big challenges pushed Seoul, South Korea, to take the issue of waste management seriously: It is denseley populated and it has limited lands space. With landfills capacity being generaly low, wate reduction and waste diversion from landfills have been the key priorities for Seoul. Thanks to the progressive waste diversion policies, per capita municipal solid waste generation in Seoul has been decreasing for the last three decades.