Round Trip will feature Israeli designers who have created objects out of recycled materials in the spirit of advocating their maximum utilization.
Other lovely buzzwords which can be used to describe UBQ are “sustainable,” “cost-effective,” “recyclable” and “green.” And it is all very real.
The winners, recognized in honor of Israel Recycling Day, were Givatayim, Ariel, Emek Hefer, Yesud Hama'ala, Hod Hasharon and Bnei Shimon.
UBQ's tech allows companies to turn all types of waste – including food scraps and plants, various plastics, cartons and even dirty diapers – into useful raw materials, called thermoplastics.
CEO of UBQ Tato Bigio said that the agreement is an important first step in getting leading plastics manufacturers to use environmentally friendly substitutions.
Environmental Protection Minister Gila Gamliel called the step "a win-win-win situation."
By using the Atarot services, Jerusalem no longer sells waste to the Tamir company, which has an agreement with the ministry to buy waste prepared for recycling.
In total, the German firm will produce 15-20 million pairs of shoes using ocean plastic in 2020.