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S. Korea's Hyundai, Galleria department stores to host upcycling, animal protection campaigns
South Korean department store chain Hyundai and Galleria will be hosting a series of campaigns to protect, the environment, wildlife and pets.
From Dec. 3 to 5, Hyundai Department Store will be collecting used transparent plastic bottles while donating 2,000 won for each participating customer to protect Eurasian otters, an endangered species.
The store is collaborating with Touch for Good, a social enterprise, to protect Eurasian otter habitats.
The plastic bottles will be cleaned and upcycled next year.
Meanwhile, Galleria Department Store is releasing a shopping bag that sends out a message about adopting abandoned animals.
This shopping bag will be distributed to customers of Pet Boutique, a pet shop located in the store’s luxury hall.