Israel Has A Severe Plastic Problem, But Real Change Is Possible
The state of plastic waste in Israel is bleak: pollution is on the rise, research is stagnating, policies are unclear, and the last plastic recycling plant is closing its doors. Israel needs to step up its efforts before the problem spins out of control.
March 06, 2019
Israeli Researchers Produce Sustainable Bioplastics With Seawater Algae
Scientists at Tel Aviv University developed a polymer made from microorganisms that feed on seaweed, creating material that recycles into organic waste.
March 03, 2019
Israeli Company That Extracts Water From Air Launches Home Device For Cool Water On Tap
Watergen says it is committed to increasing access to safe drinking water, reducing the need for plastic bottles, and breaking into untapped markets and sectors.
January 28, 2019
Sodastream, Acquired By Pepsi, Says It Plans To Open Factory In Gaza
The plans were announced by Sodastream CEO Daniel Birnbaum and PepsiCo CEO Ramon Laguarta at a Globes Business Conference last week.
December 24, 2018
6 Israeli Cleantech Companies Putting Sustainability At The Top Of Their Agenda
A number of Israel-based companies and startups are doing their part to curb climate change and help save our planet.
December 19, 2018
Run On Water: How Israeli Innovators Are Leading The Way To Hydrogen-Fueled Cars
A new discovery by Israeli scientists could significantly impact efforts to replace carbon-based fuels with more environmentally friendly hydrogen fuels.
November 01, 2018
SodaStream Builds Massive Marine Contraption To Clean Plastic Waste From Open Water
Executives from the Israeli beverage company, acquired by PepsiCo for $3.2 billion, set off to Honduras for a four-day mission to clean up waste off the coast of Roatán.
October 24, 2018
This Israeli AgriTech Startup Combines Sensors, Big Data To ‘Break Ground’ Worldwide
CropX's smart sensor soil intelligence platform is helping farmers from the US to Australia.
October 15, 2018
Google Rolls Out AI-Powered Flood Forecasting In India, Says Head Of Tel Aviv R&D Center
The tech giant is using AI and significant computational power to better predict when and where floods will occur, saving lives and trying to mitigate billions in damages, Yossi Matias explains.
September 26, 2018
European Investment Fund Announces First $20M Equity Investment In Israeli Cleantech
The EU agency will invest with Israel Cleantech Ventures (ICV) in seed and early-stage companies developing innovative tech that enhances resource efficiency and sustainability.
September 13, 2018
Could Jellyfish Help Rid Our Waters Of Plastic Waste? Israeli Scientists Are On It
University of Haifa researchers are part of a global effort to develop a jellyfish-based filter that could help minimize microplastics in marine environments.
August 07, 2018
Experience The Outdoors Indoors: 5 Of Israel’s ‘Coolest’ Nature & Environment Museums
It's summertime and these indoor activities are beckoning visitors to their air-conditioned interactive exhibits.
July 29, 2018
Futbol Fun: SodaStream Marks 2018 World Cup With Special-Edition Team Bottles
The Israeli sparkling water company is taking part in one of the biggest sporting events in the world with a special edition seltzer maker and three bottles based on popular teams.
June 13, 2018
On World Water Day, A Look At The Innovative Tech That Makes Israel A Water Superpower
Once a country on the brink of a water crisis, Israel has overcome a desert climate and limited rainfall to develop water technology sought all over the world
March 22, 2018
Battling Government Exports Freeze, Israeli Medical Cannabis Firms Increasingly Eye Partnerships Abroad
Israeli medical cannabis experts at Tel Aviv's CannaTech summit believe Israel stands to lose revenue, jobs, and status as an industry world leader if the current exports freeze persists.
March 21, 2018