‘A City of Peaceful Co-habitation of People and Nature’

Seoul has adopted a vast range of environmental policies to create a globally-leading and pleasant urban environment. Covering energy, waste management, air quality, noise, odor, and restoration of the ecosystem, Seoul’s environmental policies proactively address the climate change of international concern, providing a role model for other countries. 

Policies : 1960~2010 Environment
1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s 2010s
  • A prohibition order of discharge of Han river waste water
  • Completion of western sanitary disposal plant