People’s waste production will rise by between 15 and 50 percent during
Passover, depending on the region, the Environmental Protection Ministry said on
The average person will produce about 1.7 kg. per day, with Tel
Aviv residents generating about 2 kg. and Jerusalemites about 1.35 kg. per day,
the ministry said.
Owing to pre-Passover cleaning, waste amounts have
already increased, with the Hiriya waste transfer site seeing an increase of 50
percent. The ministry called on the public to consume wisely throughout the
holiday and make sure to arrive at supermarkets with prepared lists.
is crucial to dispose of waste properly in designated bins and to collect all of
it while spending time in nature, the ministry added.