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Seoul's social recycling


Seoul residents are able to recycle for free, with any other rubbish having to be put in specific paid-for bags.

The scheme was introduced in 1995 and has seen recycling rates double.

Lee Myung Joo has lived in her apartment for 20 years and sees recycling as an important part of community life.


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