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Meet the Israeli innovation that can put an end to plastic packaging

Rather than producing single-use trays from plastic and aluminum, W-Cycle’s patented ‘SupraPulp’ packaging product is based on sugarcane pulp, known as bagasse

17/02/2020
Adidas to launch new fabrics from recycled ocean plastic, polyester

In total, the German firm will produce 15-20 million pairs of shoes using ocean plastic in 2020.

By REUTERS
28/01/2020
Auto giant Daimler to test pioneering Israeli waste-to-plastic solution

The thermoplastic designed by UBQ, based in Kibbutz Tze’elim, was named last year as "the most climate-positive material on the planet."

21/01/2020
A surgery room at a Jerusalem hospital
Millennials undergoing plastic surgery more than ever

Despite what some might believe, it isn't inherently problematic for young people to start cosmetic surgery.

25/12/2019
INTERPOL employs multi-national operation to combat marine pollution

Preliminary results revealed that over 3,000 offenses were committed, occurring over the course of 17,000 inspections.

Israeli 'rubber band' solution could reduce plastic bottle volume by 80%

A French-Israeli entrepreneur believes that recycling challenges posed by large quantities of plastic bottles could be significantly ameliorated with a rubber band.

11/12/2019
Israel's UBQ's recycled plastic comes to South American McDonald's

UBQ, based in Kibbutz Tze’elim, emerged last year to unveil its solution of converting unsorted household waste into a sustainable, bio-based, climate-positive thermoplastic material.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
08/12/2019
Israelis are using photos of Greta Thunberg to shame each other over plastic utensils

'How dare you?' asks Thunberg as they reach for a fork

By BEN SALES/JTA
07/11/2019
SC Johnson leads environmental initiative

About 100 students from grades 1-6 at Gvanim Elementary School learned about the global environmental crisis and the damage caused by the plastic waste.

By JERUSALEM POST STAFF
04/11/2019
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