Yongin City,Gyeonggi-do
Project executed by
Envac Korea
Project status
Korea / Residential area

Korea Land & Housing Corporation developed this estate, the first U-City (Ubiquitous City) in the country.

Up to 30% of the area is reserved for a green zone with a park and other natural environments. The automated waste collection system is an important part of the sustainable infrastructure of HeungDeok City.

In HeungDeok a new type of Envac inlets are used, with a door that opens and closes automatically, and a sensor for the authorised plastic bags that are used for waste disposal.

Buildings that are connected to the AWCS:

  • 15 apartment blocks
  • 7 public schools
  • 5 public facilities
  • Commercial buildings and detached residential development area
Basic project information
CityYongin City,Gyeonggi-do
Project startup2006
In operation since2010
Project completed2010
Basic system data
Type of systemStationary Vacuum System
System subtypeSVS 500
Application areaResidential area
Design capacity15 tons per day
Area size2,146,000 m2
Number of fractions2
Number of inlets413
Total metres of pipe22402
Type of wasteGeneral waste / Rest, Food/Organic waste