inquirer - Zero waste stores gain momentum in Korea
July 15, 2020
SEOUL — Even without the COVID-19 pandemic forcing us to stay at home, the stellar growth of e-commerce has resulted in an ever-increasing number of package deliveries. Anticipating the arrival of packages has become a source of excitement for most of us, but for some, each package serves as a reminder of our environmental footprint.
“Every time I receive a package, I feel very uncomfortable,” said Ko Kum-sook, one of the three founders of the zero waste store, Almang Market.