Waste management

Allowable discharge time

between 20:00 and 24:00 one day prior to the scheduled pickup date

Place

In front of the gate of the house Illegal dumping: under the utility pole or on the roadside

Disposal method

  • Household waste: use a standard garbage bag
  • Recycling
    • Discharge in a net: can, scrap iron, plastics, vinyl
    • Discharge after binding: papers (newspapers, boxes, etc.), Styrofoam, etc.
    • Discharge when unbroken: glass bottles, etc.
  • Food waste: put a payment receipt on the food container
  • Bulky waste (such as furniture)
    • contact a collector over the phone
    • Outsize wastes discharge services: report at the Yeogiro website (https://yeogiro24.co.kr) or download the Yeogiro app. (Google Play Store or App Store)

Bulky waste : Talk to a contracted collector about scheduling

Bulky waste : Talk to a contracted collector about scheduling
Dong Name Phone number
Bangeo-dong Semyeong Environment +82-52-287-1010
Ilsan-dong Ilsan Environment +82-52-234-7788
Hwajeong-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Daesong-dong/Jeonha 1-dong Dongguk Environment +82-52-233-7788
Jeonha 2-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Ilsan Environment +82-52-234-7788
Nammok 1,2,3-dong Pungsan Company +82-52-201-4261

Collection date

Household waste : Every day (except Sundays and public holidays)

Food waste

Contact the collector below to make an appointment to pick up bulky items, including furniture.

Food waste
Dong Collector TEL
Bangeo-dong Semyeong Environment +82-52-287-1010
Daesong-dong/Jeonha 1-dong Dongguk Environment +82-52-234-7788
Ilsan-dong Ilsan Environment +82-52-234-7788
Jeonha 2-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Hwajeong-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Nammok 1-/2-/3-Dong Pungsan Company +82-52-201-4261

Recycling

Recycling
Date Dong
Vinyl Transparent PET bottles Other recyclables
Wednesday Friday Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday All areas in Dong-gu

Penalty for illegal dumping: up to KRW 1 million according to Article 8 and 68 of the Wastes Control Act

How to recycle

How to recycle
Recyclable Items Discharge Method Non-recyclable Items
  • Paper
    • Newspapers
    • Books, calendars, wrapping paper
    • Paper boxes
    • Paper cups, milk cartons, beverage cartons
  • Prevent from becoming wet due to rain
  • Stack and bundle clean paper
  • Remove foreign material like springs, etc.
  • Separate paper cartons from papers
  • Remove vinyl coated wrappers, Dry and discharge
  • Coated paper
  • Toilet paper
  • Paper mixed with vinyl products like photo albums
  • Disposable diapers
  • Paper stained with foreign material
  • Cans
    • Beverage cans, beer cans
    • Canned food cans, milk powder dispensers
    • Butane containers, insecticide containers
  • Remove plastic caps, etc. and wash and press if possible.
  • Pierce a hole, empty contents, .and press
  • Put them inside cans and discharge, Pierce a hole and press
 
  • Glasses
    • Colorless (transparent)
    • Green (blue)
    • Brown
  • Remove bottle caps, empty contents, and wash
  • Sell beer and soju bottles to stores
  • Remove caps, Classify into colorless, blue, green, and brown items, Remove foreign materials like cigarettes, etc.
  • Broken vessels and glasses
  • Mirrors
  • Pottery, flower pots
  • Plastics (synthetic resin)
    • Beverage bottles, water bottles, PET bottles
    • Shampoo and detergent containers
    • Milk bottles, yogurt bottles
    • Plastic bags, film packing materials
    • Styrofoam
  • Remove foreign materials from film packing materials (ramen, snack packs, etc.) and put them in nets
  • Bind Styrofoam to prevent blowing in the wind
  • Remove trademarks, Discharge after checking, Pack Styrofoam is to be collected by sellers
  • Phones, sockets
  • Saucepan handles, cleaning bars
  • PVCs, like pipes
  • Electric wires, rain gutters
  • Toys
  • Refrigerator partitions
  • Clothing
    • Pure woolen clothing
    • Woolen clothing
    • Cotton products, like underwear
  • Remove buttons and zippers, etc., and bundles, preventing wetness
  • Exchange and help the needy, Separate and keep buttons and zippers
  • Blankets, cotton pillows
  • Carpets, leather products
  • Rag dolls, etc.
  • Fluorescent Bulbs
    • Fluorescent bulbs (bar type/round type)
  • Remove coverings (paper, vinyl) and discharge unbroken bulbs
  • FL - Tube lamps, FCL - Circular lamps, CFL - Lamps with ballast stabilizers, FPL - Compact lamps
  • Install a collection box: Administrative dong welfare center, apartment house with over 50 households
  • Light bulbs, broken fluorescent bulbs
  • Used Batteries
    • Manganese, alkali ne manganese, nickel hydride battery
  • Remove foreign materials and discharge them into a battery collection box
  • Install a collection box: Administrative dong welfare center, apartment house with over 100 households, schools
 
  • Used Home Appliances
    • Large items: televisions, refrigerators, air conditioners, washing machines, etc.
    • Small items: hair dryer, fan, iron, etc.
  • Large home appliances: report to the Korea Electronics Recycling Cooperative (☎ +82-1599-0903).
  • Discharge small home appliances into collection boxes
  • Install collection box: Administrative dong welfare center, apartment house
 
  • Waste Vegetable Oil
  • Remove foreign materials, put in PET bottles, and discharge in the collection box
  • Install collection box: Administrative dong welfare center
 

Please be advised that wood cannot be recycled. Non-recyclable items must be placed in a standard garbage bag.

Construction debris

What is construction debris?

Less than 5 tons of waste generated through the construction process

Special volume garbage bag

Special volume garbage bags were introduced on July 1, 2019 to stop illegal disposal at workplaces, facilitate recycling, and reduce construction waste.

Special volume garbage bag
Category Special standard plastic bag discharge method
Discharge Method Flammable: general standard plastic bag*
Inflammable: special standard plastic bag
Collection Method Put it at the gate and report it to garbage collection companies
Cost 50 liters: KRW 3,480, 30 liters: KRW 2,160
(Price of special standard plastic bags)

The flammable waste unable to be stored in a standard garbage bag shall be handled as bulky waste.

Contracted collector

Contracted collector
Dong Name Phone number
Bangeo-dong Semyeong Environment +82-52-287-1010
Ilsan-dong Ilsan Environment +82-52-234-7788
Hwajeong-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Daesong-dong/Jeonha 1-dong Dongguk Environment +82-52-233-7788
Jeonha 2-dong Dongcheon Environment +82-52-233-3366
Ilsan Environment +82-52-234-7788
Nammok 1,2,3-dong Pungsan Company +82-52-201-4261

Locations to buy special standard plastic bags (as of September 30, 2022)

Locations to buy special standard plastic bags (as of September 30, 2022)
Dong Name Address Phone number
Bangeo-dong Hanmaeum Mart (No. 2) 6 Bukjin 5-gil +82-52-235-3388
Jungang Hardware Store 61 Munhyeon-ro +82-52-201-2982
Hanmaeum Food Materials Mart 27 Hwajin-gil +82-52-235-8360
Yeomyeong Lumber & Plywood 2 Wolbong 6-gil +82-52-233-9898
Big Sale Mart 41, Kkotbawi 5-gil +82-52-201-9548
Seven Eleven Ulsan Wolbong Smile Branch 36, Wolbong 4-gil +82-52-201-1011
Young Mart 15, Deungdae 1-gil +82-52-233-9009
Daebak Wholesale Mart 218, Kkotbawi-ro +82-52-233-1700
Fresh Food 22, Munhyeon-ro +82-52-233-3222
Ilsan-dong Homeplus Ulsan Dong-gu 637 Bangeojin Ring Road +82-52-230-8000
Sejeong Supermarket 56 Beondeok 9-gil +82-52-235-0947
Gangwon Hardware Store 675 angeojin Ring Road +82-52-235-8889
Wuseong Discount Store 11 Jinseong 7-gil +82-52-201-6611
Dongsuh Supermarket 25, Hakmun-ro +82-52-235-3558
Hwajeong-dong Hoseong Hardware Store 59 Yangji 5-gil +82-52-235-0933
Dongulsan Supermarket 4, Hwajeong 7-gil +82-52-251-3155
Seojin Electric Light 18 Yangji 5-gil +82-52-233-2733
Suwol Mart 34 Wolbong-ro -
Seongwonggongsa 3 Deungdae-ro +82-52-251-1987
Top Plus 30, Hwajeong 6-gil +82-52-236-0011
SingSing Altteul Mart 48, Wolbong 8-gil +82-52-209-2556
Daesong-dong Segyero Mart 17 Daesong 8-gil +82-52-234-8781
Fresh Market 103, Hangmun-ro +82-52-233-3200
Jeonha 1-dong Husaenggwan Mart 40 Noksu 12-gil +82-52-251-1954
Deokseong Hardware Store 33-1 Badeurae 3-gil +82-52-251-0368
Super 24 41-1 Noksu 7-gil +82-52-201-9990
Sindongbang Mart 290, Bongsu-ro +82-52-232-7071
Hyundai M Mart 733, Bangeojinsunhwando-ro +82-52-252-4100
Jeonha 2-dong Dongulsan Mart 90 Jinseong 14-gil +82-52-252-9990
Dongulsan Ildeung
Convenience Store
19 Jinseong 3-gil +82-52-252-9990
Nammok 1-dong Newworld Mart 49 Ongnyu-ro +82-52-235-6433
Changil Supermarket 17 Nammok 7-gil +82-52-201-7536
Check Mart 17, Nammok 11-gil +82-52-234-9223
Nammok 2-dong Hyundai Keys & Supplies 925, Bangeojinsunhwando-ro +82-52-234-7262
KB Sangsa Bangeojinsunhwando-ro -
Nammok 3-dong Segyero Mart 4 Nammok 16-gil +82-52-281-6699
Manmul Department Store 8 Nammok 18-gil +82-52-252-8885
One Plus Mart 15, Nammok 21-gil +82-52-252-3900

Inquiry: Cleaning Department., Dong-gu Office at 209-3613