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.

Tel Aviv schools to ban single-use plastics by end of year

Approximately 20,000 children eat lunch every day across the city's schools and daycare programs, according to the municipality, throwing away thousands of single-use plastics after each meal.

Unilever pledges to cut plastic production in half by 2025

The company announced its new target on Monday and will use no more than 386,000 tons of new plastic per year, down from 772,000 tons in 2018.

Israeli company UBQ partners up with CVWMA, creates thermoplastic waste bins

CVWMA will be offering 2000 recycling bins made with the recycled UBQ Material.

Are Israel’s plastic bottles being recycled?

The retirement of the plastic-bottle cages doesn’t mean plastic bottles aren’t being recycled.

Israeli recycling technology aims to revolutionize global waste

Producing one ton of UBQ material is equivalent to stopping the melting of 35 square-meters of arctic ice.

THE BALLOT slips from the last elections are seen this week at the Israel Central Election Committee
Why have we not switched to online voting yet?

It is not that the ability does not exist.

"Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years, what's your excuse" reads campaign launched by E
Star of new recycling campaign: Hezbollah leader Hassan Nasrallah

'Nasrallah has been stuck in a bunker for 12 years, what's your excuse?' recycling company asks on billboards

Leket Israel volunteers gather food.
How much food do Israelis waste every year?

Israel is one of the only countries in the OECD not to meet its food rescue target.

THE TEL AVIV skyline; the area around the city is home to many Israeli start-ups
How is Israel leading the way in smart-city tech?

Foreign investors and mayors are increasingly clamoring for Israeli-developed technologies in urban waste, water and traffic management.

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