Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout
Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout

Is K-pop sustainable? Fans buy multiple CD copies for the photo cards inside, but Chungha went eco-friendly with new Querencia album release as South Korea’s entertainment industry tries to go greener

  • The idol’s new CD was made with less lamination – save for those all-important photo cards – and sold in paper envelopes instead of plastic jewel cases
  • Cinema chain CJ CGV is selling reusable bags made from recycled screens as South Korea’s entertainment industry reckons with post-pandemic sustainability

Topic |   K-pop, Mandopop and other Asian pop
Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout
Chungha is hoping to be regarded as one of K-pop’s more eco-friendly stars. Photo: handout
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