By Sharon Udasin
Giant Plant Will Turn Half Of Greater Tel-Aviv’s Garbage Into Fuel
Last week, a cornerstone was laid to what will soon be a giant refuse-derived-fuel plant. The facility will reuse roughly half of Gush Dan's (Greater Tel Aviv Area) waste and turn it into fuel in a eco-friendly way.
September 19, 2013
Israelis And Palestinians Clean Medicine From Water Together
A joint Israeli and Palestinian team are working in unison to make sure that water reservoirs don't contain traces of medicine and other pharmaceuticals. The project, now entering its second year, has achieved and impressive 100 percent success rate.
August 22, 2013
Israeli Firm Brings Green Sewage Pipes To European Countries
Pollution doesn't just come in the form of uncleanliness, it can also come in the form of noise pollution. Israeli company Huliot is tackling both issues with their new eco-friendly pipes, to be installed in several European countries.
August 20, 2013
Tel Aviv Is Home To Israel’s First Electric Bus
Public transportation in Israel just got greener. Israeli bus company Dan is launching the country's first electric bus, made by Chinese company BYD, which will be part of the city's 5 line, one of the busiest in the country.
August 12, 2013
Tel Aviv Testing Electric Scooters For Municipal Workers
In an attempt to reduce the city's ecological footprint, Tel Aviv's municipality is trying out 25 electric scooters. If the test is successful, the aim is to eventually replace the city's 300 scooter fleet.
June 23, 2013
Israeli Special Needs Workers Are Lynchpin In New Recycling Facility
Taking apart delicate computer parts is a necessary task that has not been automated. A new recycling plant gives people from the special needs population in Israel a job in taking these components apart – helping both them and the environment.
June 06, 2013
“Solar-Succa” – The Traditional Jewish Structure Meets 21st Century Tech
The Israeli city Kfar-Sava decided to add a little more "green" to the traditional Jewish construct – the Succa. The structure, which is built by many Israelis as a reminder of the temporary houses that served the Israelites on their exodus from Egypt to Israel, will run exclusively on solar power.
September 29, 2012
HelioFocus Demonstrates Solar-Thermal System
Israe- based HelioFocus opened the demonstration phase of its HelioBooster system, a solar-thermal process that aims to back up existing power plants. The company's technology uses solar energy to heat air, which is then converted to steam and can drive a power plant turbine.
May 09, 2012
Israeli Wastewater Treatment Firm Wins Int’l Recognition
Caesarea-based wastewater treatment company Emefcy was named Early Stage Company of the Year and selected to the Global Cleantech 100 list for the second year in a row at the Global Cleantech 100 Summit and Gala held in Washington, DC, on Monday and Tuesday, the company announced at the conference’s conclusion.
October 22, 2011
Israeli Movie Against Pesticides 1st At Int’l Festival
An Israeli film depicting the advantages of using barn owls and kestrels in place of pesticides won first prize in an international film competition that concluded on Friday. The movie, less than 11 minutes long, examines the benefits of natural pest control - the barn owl and kestrel raptor.
October 04, 2011
Israeli Water Purification Device Returns To Earth
Among the passengers aboard the Atlantis space shuttle’s final voyage was an Israeli biomedical water purification device, which was undergoing initial tests for use in zero-gravity, outer space conditions.
July 24, 2011
Middle Eastern Graduate Students Unite Over Shared Ecosystem
Twelve marine and environmental studies graduate students from the Middle East and Europe are taking part in a two-week Mediterranean research project off the shores of La Spezia, Italy, to protect the unique ecosystem shared by countries that might not typically have relations.
June 23, 2011
Jordanian PhD Student Studying In Israel To Bring Knowledge Back Home
Israeli Ben-Gurion University's first Jordanian PhD student discusses his work in desalination and a road to regional peace through science.
April 10, 2011